Dallas Historical Society
The Hall of State, 3939 Grand Avenue,
Dallas, TX 75210
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The purpose of The Dallas Historical Society (DHS) is to institute and encourage historical inquiry; to collect, preserve, and exhibit the material of history; and to spread historical information, especially concerning the city of Dallas, the county of Dallas, and of Texas. DHS is committed to collecting and preserving the materials of history, and is dedicated to exploring and implementing new ways of teaching history to local students and adults. DHS offers a wide range of educational outreach programs as well as in-house lectures, exhibits, character programs and tours to local Dallas/Fort Worth public and private schools, colleges and universities.
Call (214) 421-4500 x104 or email DHS Booking at Booking@dallashistory.org.
No refunds will be given for absent students. Any field trip, excluding the Chuckwagon, may be cancelled with full refund up to 48 hours before the scheduled program(s) and/or special event(s). Because of the popularity of the Chuckwagon field trip program, cancellation must be made within eight weeks of the program date in order to receive a full refund. Any field trip cancelled with less than 48 hours notice of the scheduled program(s) and/or special event(s) – including failure to cancel – will not be refunded. All program(s) and special event(s) will begin promptly at the time scheduled. The Dallas Historical Society is not responsible for groups who arrive late. No program delay or refund will be issued for tardiness. All outreach programs or performances will begin at the time scheduled and will last 45 minutes to an hour. Please have all participating students seated and ready to go by outreach program or performance start time. Failure to do so may result in an abbreviated program or performance. All programs and special events cancelled by the school or as a result of a district-wide closing and/or adverse weather will not be refunded. Affected programs and special events will either be rescheduled or may receive credit toward future programming. All programs and special events cancelled by the Dallas Historical Society for adverse weather or other conditions beyond our control will be refunded or rescheduled.
After School Policy
All after school programs or performances will begin at the time scheduled and will last 45 minutes to an hour. Please have all participating students seated and ready to go by after school program or performance start time. Failure to do so may result in an abbreviated program or performance.
Programs or Program Variations
"Tales from the Trail" (Cowboy Jack) for Grades 3-4
"Tales from the Trail" (Cowboy Jack) for Grades PK-2
"The Ways of the West" Hands-On Exhibit and Traveling Trunk Show
A Cowboy’s Chuckwagon
During School Day
Aunt Rose: Storyteller
Deliens Rose: Survivor of the Runaway Scrape
FREE Hall of State Walking Tour
Mollie Bailey: Circus Queen of Texas
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