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Visiting Guidelines

The Museum is Open to the Public!

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is now open!

Tickets must be purchased online. Capacity is limited. Get your tickets now at

New Safety Guidelines


To ensure the safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, all guests over the age of 2 are required to wear face coverings for the duration of their visit inside the Museum. All Guests will be asked to social distance six feet apart while inside the Museum.

For the safety of our staff and guests, we ask that visitors do not use masks with valves or vents. The Museum will provide a disposable mask to any guest who requires one.

You will not have to wear a face covering if you present a medical exemption/certificate.  


We will only allow 25% visitor capacity when we re-open. Please reserve your tickets prior to coming to the Museum to ensure your preferred visit date/time.

We have modified our hours to Wednesday – Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

We will offer Members/Senior Citizens-Only (guests 55 and older) a special visiting hour every Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.


  • All Staff are required to have their temperature taken daily.
  • Visitors must purchase/reserve tickets online, prior to coming to the Museum to facilitate “touchless” payment and to ensure that your desired visit time is available.
  • There are numerous plexiglass “shields”, hand sanitizer stations, and bleach wipes available throughout the Museum.
  • We have increased cleaning of high-touch areas.
  • We have modified Wings, Galleries, and Theaters to ensure that proper social distancing can be observed.
  • We have implemented deep-cleanings after each film showing.
  • Museum interactives have been temporarily disabled.
  • We have placed directional signage throughout the Museum.
  • We have three outdoor areas that are "Mask Free" zones, should you need to get some fresh air and take a break from wearing your mask.

We have numerous staff members on hand to answer your questions and make your visit safe and comfortable.

We look forward to welcoming you at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum. By visiting the Museum, you agree to the policies and guidelines below.

Security Checkpoint at Museum Entrance
All visitors who enter the Museum must pass through security. All bags are X-rayed and subject to search. No weapons or hazardous materials will be allowed into the Museum. No bag larger than 19” tall, 17” wide, and 8” deep will be permitted into the Museum. We do not offer a bag/coat check, or storage area for strollers. Please plan accordingly before you visit the Museum.

View Museum policy on prohibited items here.

The Museum’s visitor entrance is located on Houston Street. The Museum’s student group tour entrance is located on Ross Avenue.

Admission to the Museum
Entrance to the Museum’s exhibitions requires a ticket. You can buy a timed ticket in advance here.

The Museum does not offer refunds for purchased tickets.

The Museum is not recommended for children under twelve.

Peak student group tour and field trip times occur during September through May, Mondays through Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Museum does not guarantee access to all exhibitions and theaters at all times. The entrance to the Museum's permanent exhibition closes at 4:15 p.m. If you arrive after 4:15 p.m., you may still visit our special exhibition gallery, Museum store, and courtyard. 

We urge you to purchase your ticket in advance of your visit. Please click here to
Get Tickets.

The first full weekend of every month is a Bank of America Museums On Us Weekend! Bank of America cardholders and employees and Merrill Lynch employees receive FREE admission to the Museum with ID. Limit one per visitor.

Museum Accessibility
The Museum is accessible to people with disabilities and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Museum entrances, interior travel routes, theaters, and restrooms meet these standards.

Video and interactive components in the permanent exhibition are captioned in English and Spanish.  The Museum offers a 90 minute phone-based app tour in English and in Spanish.  Also, an American Sign Language (ASL) tour of the Museum is available for people with hearing impairments upon request. Please contact the Museum Experience staff at 214-741-7500 four weeks in advance to make arrangements.

Stroller Policy
Due to safety concerns, strollers are not allowed in Museum theaters.

Photography is permitted in the Museum providing it is conducted without disruption to Museum operations and visitor experiences and does not affect the safety of the exhibitions and artifacts. Flash, video, or live-streaming is prohibited.

Food and Drink Policy
Outside food or drink are not permitted in the Museum.

An Immersive, Interactive Journey Unlike Any Other

Please join us for a visit. Unforgettable doesn't begin to describe the experience.