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Texas Discovery Gardens

3601 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75210
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  • Daily 10am-5pm
The two-story conservatory with tropical plants, plus outdoor demonstration gardens of native and adapted trees and flowers, year-round exhibits on butterflies, bugs and botany in the historic Art Deco building.

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  • Don’t Squish the Butterflies
    Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 4 a.m. by Lauren Smart

    There are very few bugs that don’t deserve squashing. Flies deserve a swift, crunchy end to their lives, as do beetles. And no one likes a slug. But everyone loves butterflies. What’s not to love? The ugly ducklings of b...

  • Stretch It Out
    Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 3 a.m. by Allison Perkins

    If you think the word “pilates” translates to “rich people stretching,” boy are you wrong -- at least when it takes place at Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park. For 45 minutes starting at 6 p.m. Monday you ...

  • Fangs For The Memories
    Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 4 a.m. by Katharine Heim

    Depending on your disposition, you’ll be either frightened or delighted by the stars of the Fang Festival at Texas Discovery Gardens (3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.). It’s a veritable reptilianpalooza that will featur...

  • Fair Park's Basically Beethoven Proves: Like Everything, Classical Music's Better with Beer
    Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 10:27 a.m. by Katie Womack

    Most classical music organizations (the opera, symphony, etc.) follow an academic calendar with regularly scheduled concerts from September through May, which means that that come June, musicians get paid to skip town and head to su...

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