Pricing, Map & Directions


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Hours

    Mon-Fri:  10 am - 5 pm
    Sat-Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Final admission is sold at 4:45 pm.

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Eve and Day.

Butterfly House and Garden Admission

$8 Adults
$6 Seniors (60+)
$4 Children (3-11)
Free for under 3


Each Tuesday, the gardens are open for free (butterfly house admission is regular admission)

Become a TDG member for free admission for a whole year!


Group Pricing

Butterfly House and Gardens

$6 Adults
$4 Seniors (60+)
$4 Children (3-11)
Free for under 3

  • We recommend booking in advance to save time in line.
  • Minimum 10 people
  • Call 214.428.7476 x 343

Group Tours, Talks and Outreach

See our Group Options flyer for pricing and details on guided tours, talks and outreach. The back lists our menu of talks! See the flyer here.

Fair Park

Spend the day at Fair Park -- we're next door to the Children's Aquarium, and the African American Museum is a short walk away.

Photography

You can take as many pictures as you want. We encourage it! Taking portraits (graduation, family, bridal, etc.)? See our photo shoot policy here.

Parking

Enter Fair Park at gate # 6 (the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. & Robert B. Cullum Blvd). Just inside the gate, turn right on Second Ave. Enter the parking lot on your right.

Please note: Fair Park has paid parking during park-wide events or major concerts. If you visit Texas Discovery Gardens during an event, tell the gate attendant you are visiting us and he/she should let you through for free.

During the State Fair of Texas (Sept. 26 - Oct. 19 2014), parking fees and State Fair admission apply if you visit Texas Discovery Gardens.

Address

     3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
     Dallas, Texas 75210
     (214) 428-7476 x 341
     TDG@TexasDiscoveryGardens.org

Texas Discovery Gardens is located at Gate 6 in Fair Park. Fair Park is two miles east of downtown Dallas just south of Interstate 30.

Driving Directions

From North Dallas, Richardson & Plano

Take US 75 South, exit onto I-30 East, then take exit 47 (Second Avenue/Fair Park), curve to the right and turn left at the second light which is Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Enter Gate #6. Just inside the gate, turn right on Second Ave. Enter the parking lot on your right.

From West Dallas, Arlington & Fort Worth

Take I-30 East, then take exit 47 (Second Avenue/Fair Park), curve to the right and turn left at the second light which is Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Enter Gate #6. Just inside the gate, turn right on Second Ave. Enter the parking lot on your right.

From East Dallas, Mesquite & Rockwall

Take I-30 West, then take exit 47C (First Avenue/Fair Park), turn right at Exposition Avenue and turn right on Parry Avenue. Parry becomes Robert B. Cullum Ave. Turn left at the fourth light which is Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Enter Gate #6. Just inside the gate, turn right on Second Ave. Enter the parking lot on your right.

From South Dallas, Ferris & Ennis

Take I-45 North, exit onto I-30 East, then take exit 47 (Second Avenue/Fair Park), curve to the right and turn left at the second light which is Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Enter Gate #6. Just inside the gate, turn right on Second Ave. Enter the parking lot on your right.

Did you know the DART Green Line takes you to Fair Park?

You can exit the Fair Park station or the Martin Luther King station to reach Texas Discovery Gardens.