Get the kids to discover the meaning of diversity with a visit to the International Museum of Cultures in Dallas. The museum focuses on a wide range of educational programs that teach children and teenagers to understand and respect other cultures.
Located just 15 minutes south of Downtown Dallas on Route 67, the museum features a large number of exhibitions, each of them focusing on a specific culture. Discover the languages and culture of various countries from the Pacific and Asia or learn more about the people of Mexico and Africa.
Things to Do
- Visit the Drums of the World permanent exhibition where the children can discover the sounds of drums from Africa, Asia and America with the help of interactive touchscreen videos.
- The museum is home to 12 Discovery Boxes, which contain various objects used by people from different cultures around the world. They offer the children a hands-on approach to history and anthropology.
- Visit the Gallery at ICM, where you can discover a collection of art created by Texas women.
International Museum of Cultures Insider Tips
- The shop of the museum has various interesting items related to the artifacts inside
- Private tours are available for groups of a minimum of ten people
- Children aged 3 and under do not pay the entrance fee
- Volunteer programs are available for teenagers with an interest in anthropology