Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Dallas, United States

Perot Museum of Nature and Science

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The Perot Museum of Nature and Science (shortened to Perot Museum) is a natural history and science museum located in Dallas, Texas. It consists of two campuses: the primary campus located in Victory Park, and a secondary campus in Fair Park. The Victory Park campus museum was named in honor of Margot and Ross Perot. The current chief executive officer of the museum is Dr. Linda Abraham-Silver.

On June 6, 1936, the Dallas Museum of Natural History was opened to the public as part of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exhibition. On September 20, 1946, the Dallas Health Museum was founded by a group chartered as the Dallas Academy of Medicine. It was renamed as the Dallas Health and Science Museum in 1958. It was later renamed the Science Place in 1981. In 1995, the Dallas Children's Museum was founded.




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