Book Signing


The Old Red Museum is happy to announce a special signing of Darwin Payne’s upcoming book: No Small Dreams: J. Erik Jonsson – Texas Visionary. Click here for more information.


Dallas Morning News:

Old Red’s Clock Tower

ORM Clock Mechanism

The Old Red Courthouse’s iconic clock tower was recently featured in the Dallas Morning News! Click here to read further.


Put Old Red Museum 

on the A-List

The Old Red Museum has been nominated for BEST MUSEUM through Dallas A-List.  Voting has started and will continue through June 22, 2014.  Please show some love for our great museum and VOTE today! Please see the link below and click to VOTE!


AList Best Museum


New Education Program

DNSD Programs

New Dream No Small Dreams

Education Programs for 2014!

The Old Red Museum is proud to debut a new education program that ties closely to our new exhibit, Dream No Small Dreams: How Erik Jonsson  led Dallas from Tragedy to Triumph in the 1960s. Click on the link above for further information.


Old Red Gingerbread House!

J. Erik Jonsson

Ritz-Carlton debuts magnificent gingerbread replica of Dallas landmark

The Ritz-Carlton Dallas has recently unveiled a gingerbread house version of Old Red! The talented chefs at the Ritz spent many hours recreating this magnificent edible masterpiece.


Dallas Morning News Talks About Old Red Museum

J. Erik Jonsson

Old Red Museum to Recognize J. Erik Jonsson’s Leadership After the Kennedy Assassination

We are hard at work and focusing a great deal of resources on the opening of our new exhibition about J Erik Jonsson and 1960s Dallas. As you can imagine, it takes a village to get this great story told.  Here is a nice mention of our upcoming exhibit in the Dallas Morning News.



Dallas Landmarks Still

Echo JFK Killing

Just in case you missed it…This was taken from a USA Today article that speaks on the impact of the JFK Assassination. You can go to the bottom of the article and click on the link to read it in its entirety; there are certain landmarks that were forever changed after that day.


“As Seen on TV”

DFW Gems: The Old Red Museum

The Old Red Museum was recently featured on CW33′s evening news program “Nightcap”. For your viewing pleasure, here is the clip in its entirety which also features our Curator, Kerry Adams, as the narrator to Old Red’s rich history.


Weddings @ Old Red

Every princess deserves her castle. Watch this highlight reel from a happy couple who just recently got married at our unique and historic venue.
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(Video Courtesy of Dulock Productions)

Children Rediscover Dallas

We have hundreds of school children visit us each year as we strive to educate today’s children about the history and culture that may very well shape their future. One school group in particular decided to create a video highlighting their visit to the Old Red Museum. Thank you to Wesley Prep for providing the lovely memories! Book your tour now!

Video by: Melissa Land (


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