Coolest Museums in the Corridor

blankLooking for something to do during the week? All these places will entertain you! You’ll learn some new history and get to see some cool art. Here are some of the coolest museums in the Addison area.  

Cavanaugh Flight Museum 

This museum has some of the greatest aircraft collection in the world. They have aircrafts that have been used in World War I all the way to civilian aircraft. Not only will you get to see some awesome airplanes, but you’ll also get to know about aviation studies and heritage. Their hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday to Saturday. Admission for adults are $12, seniors and military are $8 and children from 4-12 enter for just $6 dollars! You could also go on a super cool flight experience for an extra charge, make sure you put that on your bucket list!

Southwest Gallery 

One of the oldest AND largest art galleries in the whole world! This gallery offers exhibits that were made from the 19th century to the 21st century. They have paintings from J.B Burgess, Jean-Claude Gaugy and Eugene Morelli. They also offer custom framing for a charge! They are open Tuesday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the museum is completely free, so grab your bag and be ready to see some beautiful art.

Valley House Gallery 

Ready to see some historically significant Texas art? Valley House Gallery has represented works of artists like E.G Eisenlohr, William Lester and Otis Dozier. They also show David Gibson’s photography and feature a beautiful Sculpture Garden. The garden was designed in 1959 by Clarence Roy and has hosted different exhibitions from sculptors since then. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day but Sunday. Currently, they’re only open for admission by appointment. Their admission is $25.00 per adult, youth (13-18 years old) is $10.00, children are $7.00 and kids below 5 years old enter free. 

Mary Kay Museum 

A tribute to Mary Kay Ash, this museum is located at their headquarters in the Dallas Corridor. The Mary Kay Museum highlights Kay’s story of how her business came to be. It explains how in 1963 she decided she wanted to be her own boss, she got the help of her son, Richard and they both created Beauty by Mary Kay. The Mary Kay Museum is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every week day and is closed on the weekends. 

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