For families with young children, ensuring they have access to high-quality schools and engagement opportunities is an important part of their homebuying decision. Along with some of the best schools in Dallas, the area also is filled with numerous top-notch museums. The city is rapidly becoming a premier hub for arts and culture, offering plenty of opportunities for children to expand upon what they learn in the classroom. Just 20 minutes from Dallas, Wildcat Ranch is ideally located to provide families of wealth of educational experiences, including an on-site elementary school, Noble Reed Elementary. Discover just a few of the museums that children of all ages at Wildcat Ranch love to explore.
The Dallas Museum of Art
Located in the heart of the Art District, art comes alive at the Dallas Museum of Art. This museum’s collection contains over 24,000 works of art, spanning 5,000 years of human creativity. The growing collection includes artwork from ancient America, Africa, South Asia, and more.
Nasher Sculpture Center
Adjacent to the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center features more than 300 masterpieces from the Nasher family collection. Indoor and outdoor galleries showcase one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures.
Perot Museum of Science and Nature
For the life-long learner of any age, the Perot Museum of Science and Nature is filled with hands-on activities to inspire minds through science and nature. Five levels are packed with everything from dinosaurs to DNA to diamonds, leaving something for everyone to enjoy and explore.
Crow Museum of Asian Art
The Crow Museum of Asian Art is dedicated to celebrating the arts and culture across Asia, from ancient to contemporary. The collection spans three galleries, including Chinese jades, Buddhist sculptures, intricately painted Japanese screens, and more. The museum spans over three galleries, with the second and third connected by a glass sky bridge overlooking the Seated Daoist Deity fountain.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Known as one of Texas’ most visited historic sites, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the life, death, and legacy of President John F. Kennedy. The museum is in the former Texas School Book Depository building, where sniper Lee Harvey Oswald killed President Kennedy in 1963. After, board the JFK trolley tour to visit other key sites, including the Texas Theatre and Oswald’s rooming house.
Frontiers of Flight Museum
Located next to the Dallas Love Field Airport, the Frontiers of Flight Museum highlights the Dallas/ Ft. Worth area’s tremendous role in aviation throughout history. The museum memorializes the pioneers of flight from the 1920s and 30s, through World War II, and up to the jet and rocket age of today.
Dallas Holocaust Museum
In 1984, 125 local Holocaust survivors founded the Dallas Holocaust Museum to educate visitors on the genocide and promote human rights. Now, the museum is an immersive, interactive journey, with state-of-the-art technology including the Dimensions in Testimony theater, offering visitors the rare opportunity to interact virtually with a Holocaust Survivor.
Nicknamed “Prado on the Prairie,” the Meadows Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University is home to one of the largest collections of Spanish art outside of Spain. The Meadows one of Dallas’ hidden art gems. Here, visitors will find masterpieces from Spanish masters, including Miro, Velazquez, Goya, Picasso, and more.
A Top-Rated School in Your Backyard
Just 20 minutes outside of Dallas, residents of Wildcat Ranch not only enjoy close proximity to all the arts and culture of Dallas, but also enjoy a state-of-the-art elementary school, Noble Reed Elementary, within their community. The school is a part of the Crandall Independent School District, one of the best school districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area. Parents at Wildcat Ranch can enjoy walking their children to school, and the ease of getting involved with their child’s classes and social events.
Situated on over 900 acres of land, this master-planned community also enjoys an assortment of amenities for all ages. The amenity center will serve as a social hub for the community, including an expansive pool, Fitness Center, and a tot lot. Wildcat Ranch is also known to have some of the best outdoor activities in the area, including numerous hiking trails, parks, and even a dog park.
With new homes priced from the $200’s, the Model Row is open daily for tours, featuring three Award-Winning Home Builders – Beazer Homes, Express Homes, and Lennar Homes. For more information, feel free to request our brochure and get a firsthand look at how your life would look at Wildcat Ranch. You can also visit us at WildcatRanchTexas.com or contact our office at 214.466.8144.
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