Friday*: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Dallas, Texas 75201
Bicycle racks are available at the corner of Ross Avenue and Harwood Street.
DART to the Art
The Museum encourages visitors to use Dallas's DART rail system. Parking is available at any of DART's outlying lots, and visitors can ride the DART train to the St. Paul Station and walk north to the Museum's Ross Avenue Entrance. Plan your visit to the DMA using DART.
Downtown Dallas track improvements will impact weekend DART rail travel beginning March 30, 2019. Plan ahead and learn more at DART.org/Plus.
Public Garage Hours
Monday–Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. (may exclude special events)
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
For emergencies, call 214-922-1266.
Underground parking is available in the Museum’s 400-space garage on a first-come, first-served basis for a flat fee of $15, payable at time of entry. Cash and major credit cards are accepted. Garage parking for DMA Members and Nasher Sculpture Center members is free, pending availability. Clearance in the underground parking garage is 6 feet, 8 inches high.
Access to the DMA’s underground parking garage is located off of Harwood Street (one way, south).
Handicap-access parking spaces are located on Levels P1, P2, and P3 of the Museum’s parking garage.
In the event the Museum garage may be full, please review the map of nearby surface lots and garages that have reserved parking for Museum visitors. In addition to these locations, other parking exists throughout the downtown area.
For alternate parking options, visit the Dallas Arts District website.
Engage in an intimate experience at the Dallas Museum of Art. Head inside select special exhibitions on an exclusive, private tour with an expert guide while the Museum is closed to the public .
Experiences are available for groups of up to 20 people in Flores Mexicanas and For a Dreamer of Houses. Experiences currently begin at $1,500 for the public and $1,000 for members.
For more information on options and availability, please contact us at
Tours and School Visits
Get to know the DMA through a Saturday Spotlight Tour. DMA docents are on-site to lead free tours introducing visitors to the highlights of our collection. Tours depart from the Guest Services Desk at 2:00 p.m. every Saturday.
Private guided tours are available at $5 per person with a minimum of ten people in a group (with three weeks' notice).
Through a docent-guided or self-guided visit, pre-school, K-12, and higher education students can explore the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions. For information or to schedule your school group, see DMA Student Visits.
The Museum is equipped for visitors with special needs. Need some tips for a great visit? See our Special Needs page.
Shopping & Dining
The DMA Store offers books and catalogues, stationery and print products, gifts, jewelry, and other wonderful items inspired by the Museum’s collection.
The DMA Cafe is located near the Museum’s North Entrance in the beautiful Hamon Atrium and features a casual fare menu. The cafe can seat two or a group of twenty and can accommodate up to two hundred guests during lunch.
Socca Mediterranean Cafe, the Museum's al fresco dining experience, is located in the Museum's Eagle Family Plaza and offers tantalizing dishes that are naturally gluten free.
There are a variety of hotel accommodations in the downtown Dallas Arts District. Many are within walking distance of the Dallas Museum of Art or offer shuttle transportation to and from the Museum. Many hotels offer special museum rates. When you book your room, ask if they offer a museum or Arts District discount. Visit the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau site for details about hotels around the Museum.
- Photography without a flash is allowed in the galleries unless otherwise indicated. But, to protect the artwork, tripods/monopods/selfie sticks are not allowed.
- All backpacks, large bags, umbrellas, and oversized parcels must be checked in at the coat check actoss from the Guest Services Desk.
- Smoking and vaping are not permitted anywhere in the DMA including outdoor Museum spaces, the DMA parking garage, and in front of the entrances.
- Outside food and drink is not permitted in the DMA galleries, in the DMA Cafe, or at Socca. Visitors may bring picnics to eat on the lawn of Eagle Family Plaza, in the Sculpture Garden, and in Fleischner Courtyard. Please be considerate of those around you, and keep personal belongings, feet, and legs off seating. Outside alcohol and glass containers are prohibited.
- Sketchbooks and pencils (no other art supplies) are permitted in the galleries.
- For safety and health reasons, visitors should wear attire appropriate to a public facility, including shoes and shirts.
- Please do not touch any work of art, including outdoor sculptures. When visiting the galleries with small children, please maintain supervision.
- Fragile objects are often placed behind Plexiglas or ropes. Please refrain from touching the Plexiglas casing. If you see tape on the floor near a work of art, the tape indicates how far away you should stand from the object. A good general rule is to stand at least three feet away from a work of art.
- For outside spaces:
- Pets are allowed on a leash on Ross Avenue Plaza and Eagle Family Plaza. Please clean up after your pet.
- Sports equipment, including soccer balls, footballs, and Frisbees, are not permitted in Eagle Family Plaza or the Museum's outdoor gallery spaces. Riding bicycles and the use of skateboards and rollerblades are prohibited except on perimeter sidewalks.
- Please keep the Eagle Family Plaza clean. Place all recyclables and waste in the appropriate receptacles.
- Download the Museum Guidelines for additional tips for your visit.
We appreciate your help in protecting the art for future generations to enjoy.
As a public museum, we reserve the right to use photography of any individual in our education or promotional materials displayed in print or on the internet.