You will learn all about the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in our article about this state of the art masterpiece. This building holds so many hands on exhibits, 3D movies, and events. Even if you have been before, go back again! There are always new things to discover and explore.
Plan your visit with the Perot Museum’s interactive map. Learn where all the exhibits are located and which levels you want to visit the most.
There is a cafe located in the museum. It is ran by Wolfgang Puck and the menu is based off of local Texas ingredients. Grab lunch or a snack, whatever you choose I know you will not be disappointed.
The Hoglund Foundation Theater: Catch a variety of movies on this big screen. The flicks change a few times a year. At the end of 2015 you can learn about the city of Jerusalem, Walk With the Dinosaurs, experience the Wildest Weather, or explore the Wonders of the Arctic.
Life Hall: Located on the second level of the Perot Museum, this permanent exhibit is a great way to learn about nature. There are fossils, taxidermy specimens, a map that locates animals that are endangered, and information about Texas ecosystems.
Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall: Learn all about gems and minerals at this incredible exhibit that is located on level 3 of the Perot Museum. There is a huge 5 foot geode that looks like any other large rock, until you spin a wheel and discover what is on the inside. Dazzling! You can also discover how a crystal is made.
Expanding Universe Hall: Discover the physics of our universe while visiting this exhibit. Take on the interactive stargazing adventure or finish the laser obstacle course. You can explore space and learn so much.
T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall: Have you ever seen a big dinosaur fossil? This is the place to see first hand just how large these animals were. You can also learn how fossils are discovered, examine fossil replicas in the hands on fossil lab, and see how dinosaurs behaved.
The Perot Museum’s mission is to “Inspire our children to be the scientific leaders of tomorrow.” They have definitely done that plus so much more. The Perot Museum has helped our local economy, and educated so many people. Tell us, what kind of things do you know all about the Perot Museum?