Quality Inn & Suites
1500 Dallas Drive
Denton, TX 76205
Phone: (940) 387-3511
Fax: (940) 387-7917
Arts & Museums
This facility houses two public art galleries, a variety of craft rooms, a dance studio, and a large multipurpose hall.
Located in the historical 1896 Courthouse-on-the-Square, the museum houses historical exhibits related to Denton County and special collections. Genealogical information including family histories, Denton County photographs, and cemetery records as well as tours and Traveling Museum outreach program are available. The courthouse is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
This Victorian house was built in the Queen Anne style and has been restored for use as a house museum, telling the story of life in Denton at the turn-of-the-century. Tours are available Tuesday through Saturday. Check for special programs offered.
This 100 seat, 40 foot high domed theater features a Digistar II projection system that can reproduce the current day's sky or the sky as it might have looked millions of years ago.
Named after the location of the first airplane museum in Texas, this museum boasts four planes.
Established in 1963, the Museum of the American Railroad is a living preservation of steam-era railroading and has one of the finest collections of historic railway equipment in the country. Rare and unique pieces have been rescued and assembled to illustrate the importance of the railroads in America's heritage. The museum also presents artifacts for interpretive display to the public. A selection of massive locomotives is featured along with freight and passenger cars.
Archie St. Clair, a native of Australia, is the City of Grapevine
This historic house is a true treasure in an urban spread. Tucked off of Beltline, beside the old cemetery is this house available for touring. This 4-room house and stables is a fun blast to the past. Filled with many antiques, it's a great way to show the little ones how life used to be. Designated a Texas Historic Landmark, this free house tour will take you back to a time that seems to be lost when wandering around the Carrollton area.
Located in the Addison Airport, Cavanaugh Flight Museum features historical aircraft and related objects. The museum is unique since many of the airplanes displayed here are still active and can fly. After a day of learning about rare aircraft, you can relax at the museum's picnic area, browse the art gallery, and check out the gift shop.
This state-of-the-art museum is dedicated to telling the history of the Boy Scouts of America. Everything from how the organization began to what it has become today is explained within its 53,000 square foot space. The museum also features workshops and interactive galleries for children, as well as a Norman Rockwell gallery.
If you love glass art, be sure to enter Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass's magical wonderland of glass at the Village on the Parkway. You will find the works of over 300 exciting contemporary artists. These works include vases, bottles, plates, glasses and much, much more. If you're lucky, you might catch the entrants in the Annual Goblet invitational or the Annual Scent Bottle Invitational.
Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln-they pass through here almost every other day. They're here on official visit of course but one can pass through here as a visitor too. One of only two birthplaces of American currency, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing conduct guided tours, giving one a peek into the intricacies that go into the money printing process. The facility also has a gallery/museum and three exhibits that are live demonstrations. The tours are also conducted in American Sign Language and Spanish. Audio description facilities are also provided for the visually impaired.