The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
History Detectives: 1960s Time Capsules
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
Field Trip, On Campus Professional Development, Off Campus Professional Development, On Campus Program
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 1960s 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 1960s time capsule! Then, students share their new-found knowledge with the entire group.
Learn about the life and death of President John F. Kennedy.
Study the political, social mood of Dallas in the 1960s.
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.
Discover facts pertaining to President Kennedy's assassination in Dallas on November 22, 1963.
Examine investigative details surrounding the assassination.
Use teaching artifacts to explore what they tell us about the 1960s.
2 hrs. (1 hour, 15 minutes for tour; 45 minues for History Detective presentation)
$7 per student (1 free chaperone per 10 students; additional adults $12 each; History Detective program an additional $75 per group; On campus pricing: $125 for first class and $100 for each additional class that day)
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Audio tour available in Spanish, Portugese, French, German, Japanese and Italian. Cancellations must be made 14 days in advance of scheduled visit.
Scheduling / Booking
Call (214) 747-6660 ext. 6652 or email email@example.com for questions about scheduling your tour.
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.
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