jfk_CSI Day 2Aspiring CSIs Invited to an Afternoon of Modern-Day Crime Solving at The Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas.

CSI Family Day set for Sunday, March 10, 2013

Have you ever wanted to examine a crime scene, gather and study evidence like fingerprints and eyewitness testimony, and crack the case? Now’s your chance! The seventh annual CSI Family Day at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, set for Sunday, March 10, 2013, will give aspiring crime scene investigators a chance to learn modern investigative techniques for solving crime. Visitors will investigate a mock crime scene, receive a police report about what happened,and perform forensic analysis at evidence stations.

The event is suitable for children eight years and older, their parents and anyone interested in crime scene investigation and analysis. The first 500 children can have their fingerprints taken for ID purposes. CSI Family Day is included with paid Museum admission: $16 adults, $14 seniors (65+), and $13 youths (6-18). The program will be offered from noon until 5 p.m. on the Museum’s seventh floor. No advanced registration is required. Groups of 20 or more can call for group rates.jfk_CSI Day 4

The program is a partnership with the Dallas Police Department, the University of North Texas Forensic Science Program, and UNT’s Forensic Science Club. The Forensic Science Club’s mission is to enable students in the UNT Forensic Science Certification Program to learn about the forensic science field, establish a presence in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), and form student and professional networks dedicated to the study of forensic science. Students enrolled in the program will be on hand to teach others the skills and knowledge they have learned in classes and labs.

The Sixth Floor Museum is located at 411 Elm Street in Dallas’ West End District. For more information, go to www.jfk.org
or call 214.747.6660.

jfk_CSI Day 1About The Sixth Floor Museum:

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history. Located at 411 Elm Street in downtown Dallas, the Museum is open Monday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Audio guides for the permanent exhibit are included with admission and available in English, Spanish and a Family version (English only). For more information, visit www.jfk.org