Historic City Tours

Tour bus

Historic City Tours 2017*

For more information, email tours@dallashistory.org.

For reservations, please call (214) 421-4500 x104 or order online by clicking on the title of each tour listed below.

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Haunted Dallas Tour for Dallas Opera

with:  David Preziosi

  • Date:  Thursday, March 16, 2017
  • Time:  6-8 PM
  • Pick up/Drop off:  Community Beer Co.
  • Price:  $35

Tour will visit sites downtown, in Deep Ellum and the Cedars.

For the Opera The Turn of the Screw.

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A Look at McKinney, Texas

with:  Rose-Mary Rumbley

  • Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
  • Time:  1:00PM to 6:00 PM
  • Pick up/Drop off:  The Hall of State in Fair Park
  • Price:  $40 Members / $50 Non Members

This bus tour will view sights around the city, including Heard-Craig House, old Allen town, with a stop at the Book Gallery.

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Cemetery Walking Tour

with  Paul McLin and Francis James assisting as health allows.

  • Date:  May 6, 2017 (Saturday morning)
  • Time:  10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Meeting Place: Grove Hill, 3920 Samuell Blvd, Dallas, TX 75228
  • Price:  $15 Members / $25 Non Members

Grove Hill Cemetery marked its 100th birthday in 2011, and it is still a very active cemetery.  It contains an impressive array of monuments to 20th century movers-and-shapers of Dallas, as well as the largest and best collection of mausoleums in the county.  Anyone that has been in the Dallas area for any length of time will feel a special connection to the illustrious people interred at Grove Hill.

This is a walking tour only.  Participants will meet at the designated cemetery for the tour.

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Preservation Success Storiesswisssm

with: David Preziosi and Preservation Dallas

  • Date:  May 20, 2017 (Saturday afternoon)
  • Time: 1:00PM to 4:00 PM
  • Meeting Place: The Hall of State in Fair Park
  • Price:  $30 Members / $40 Non Members

This bus tour of Dallas explores the efforts that have gone into saving our historic resources, including individual buildings, historic neighborhoods and districts. The tour will examine some of the $500,000,000 in historic rehabilitation projects which have taken place since 1999 and some of the $300,000,000 in projects currently underway.

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 Running with Bonnie and ClydeBonnie and Clyde

with John Neal Phillips

  • Date:  May 29, 2017 (Memorial Day Monday)
  • Time:  9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Pick up/Drop off:  The Hall of State in Fair Park
  • Lunch:  El Fenix, Airport Freeway
  • Price:  $50 Members / $60 Non Members

Uncover the lives of the famous outlaw lovers from Dallas, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, with author John Neal Phillips.  Tour will include lunch.

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Halloween Cemetery Walking Tours with Dallas Heritage Village.  Tour Guide:  Paul McLin with Francis James assisting as health allows.

  • Date: October 28, 2017
  • Time:  1:00-2:30 PM and 3-4:30 PM
  • Pick up/Drop off:  Greenwood Cemetery, 3020 Oak Grove Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
  • Price:  $20 Members / $30 Non Members

This beautiful cemetery in the middle of Uptown Dallas, which is still active, began as Trinity Cemetery in 1876.  The name was changed to Greenwood in 1896.  It covers over 30 acres and contains over 15,000 graves.  In addition to its hundreds of noted residents, Greenwood has one of the largest populations of Civil War veterans – both CSA and Union – and some of the finest monuments and mausoleums in the area.  History comes alive here!

This is a walking tour only.  Participants will meet at the designated cemetery for the tour.  Tour will include first person interpretations.

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Haunted Dallas Bus Tour

with Dallas Heritage Village and Preservation Dallas

  • Date: TBA October 2017
  • Time:  1:00 PM and 4:00 PM
  • Pick up/Drop off:  TBA
  • Price:  TBA

All tours subject to cancellation.*