Educational Programming and Field Trips

Share your love of Dallas history!

CLICK HERE to download a Scavenger Hunt worksheet

The Dallas Historical Society is exhibiting some of our most significant historical artifacts to celebrate our 100th anniversary. We’ve created this scavenger hunt that students may complete while viewing the exhibits in the Hall of State.

Teachers: To obtain a copy of the key, please send an email from your school email account that includes the grade or subject you teach and the name of your campus to education@dallashistory.org


SCHEDULING INFORMATION

To schedule any program, please email us or call us at 214-421-4500 x 104 and someone will be back in touch shortly.

If your program is scheduled to take place at the Hall of State, please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the program.


VISITING THE HALL OF STATE IN HISTORIC FAIR PARK

TEXAS HISTORY TOUR

Group Tours are not being offered at this time.

  • 30 minute tour (50 student max/tour)
  • Grades 3-12
  • Docent led
  • $4.00 per student
  • We request 1 adult chaperone for every 10 students. Complimentary tickets are provided for these chaperones and bus driver. Additional chaperones are required to purchase a ticket at the rate of $5.00 per person.

Students will learn about Texas history while touring the Great Hall of the Hall of State, which was built as a part of the 1936 Centennial to honor Texas State History. Guided tour features the murals, statues, architecture, photographs and current museum exhibits that illustrate Texas History. The Texas History Tour is available Tuesday-Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM.

FREE HALL OF STATE WALKING TOUR

  • Self-guided
  • All Grades
  • Free

Students will learn about Texas History while touring the Hall of State, which was built as part of the 1936 Centennial to honor Texas State History. Self-Guided tours feature the murals, statues, architecture, photographs and current museum exhibitions that illustrate the great history of Texas.


EXHIBITS

CLICK HERE to see a list of current exhibits.

  • Recommended for Grades 3rd and up
  • All exhibits are located in the Hall of State in Fair Park
  • FREE Admission