The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
History Detectives: 1960s Time Capsules - Museum Visit Add-On Program - Field Trip
During School Day, After School, Summer
Field Trip, Off Campus Professional Development
Prof. Dev., 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Community/Fam., Talented/Gifted
Use your detective skills to uncover the history and meaning behind the Museum's collection of 1960's teaching artifacts, a fun assortment of books, magazines, cameras, toys, clothing, newspapers, photographs, music and more. Discover "what was that" and "how was it used" by observation and deductive reasoning as you unpack a 1960's time capsule! Then, students share their new-found knowledge with the entire group.
Learn about the life and death of President John F. Kennedy.
Explore the Civil Rights Movement, Cold War and cultural turmoil of the 1960s.
Understand the world response to President Kennedy's death and the ongoing impact of his legacy.
Use teaching artifacts to explore what they tell us about the 1960's.
Book: America in the 1960's (Decades of American History), by Jim Callan; ISBN-10: 0816056420, ISBN-13: 978-0816056422
Book: When John and Caroline Lived in the White House by Laurie Coulter; ISBN-10: 0786806249
Monday - Friday
10 am - 6 pm
45 minutes for History Detectives presentation (+ 1 hour, 15 minutes for tour)
History Detectives program an additional $75 per group; Group Admission: $7 per student (1 free chaperone per 10 students; additional adults $12 each.)
Audio tour available in Spanish. Cancellations must be made 14 days in advance of scheduled visit.
Scheduling / Booking
Call (214) 747-6660 ext. 6652 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about scheduling your tour.
Minimum of 2 weeks prior to scheduled visit.
The Museum has a 14-day advance cancellation policy for all tours and education programs. A $50 deposit is required when booking any education or outreach program. Groups that cancel an education or outreach program less than 14-days in advance of the scheduled program forfeit their deposit. Groups that cancel 14-days before their scheduled visit will have their $50 deposit returned. Groups may alter the confirmed number of tickets up to 14-days prior to their scheduled visit. After that date, groups are accountable for the number of tickets indicated on their confirmation letter. For cancellations related to official DISD inclement weather decisions, we will work with schools to find an alternate visit date.
After School Policy:
Same as above.
JFK Biography Lesson Plan
JFK Inaugural Address Lesson Plan
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