Richardson, TX is an affluent suburb of Dallas. It is home to more than 5,000 businesses, mainly telecommunication companies, in addition to the University of Texas at Dallas. Richardson is a cultural center as well, especially since the Charles W. Eisemann Center opened. The following are some of the top places to visit in Richardson, Texas.
North Texas Automotive Museum
This museum is a real car lover’s dream. At over 100,000 square feet, the North Texas Automotive Museum houses a diverse collection of Hot Rod, sports, muscle, classic and antique cars, with around 80 of them being rotated for display at any one time. You can find Gull-wing, E-Type, SLR McLaren, Firebird, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar, BMW, Ford, Oldsmobile, Chevy, Mercedes, Rolls-Royce and other cars here at the museum.
Free Play Arcade
Both adults and kids will love this arcade! There are more than 80 retro arcade games featured at the Free Play Arcade in Richardson, including such classics as Space Invaders, Ms. Pacman, Dr. Mario and Donkey Kong. There are pinball machines and cocktail games as well.
The games are all set on “free play,” so you don’t need to bring any change with you. There are also plenty of arcade foods, snacks and great selection of beers available as well. The arcade is also available for group events and parties.
This park is more than 400 acres and is largest park that the City of Richardson maintains. There is a large sports complex that includes 2 softball fields and 12 soccer fields. There is also 4.5 miles worth of hiking trails as well as covered pavilions and picnic tables. In addition, there is a gazebo, ponds and playground structures. Dog are allowed at the park if they are kept on a leash.