Casey’s Gems of Dallas-Fort Worth

Join WBAP’s Casey Bartholomew as he discovers the Gems of the Dallas-Fort Worth Area each week.

From museums to entertainment and places to eat -follow along as Casey visits locations across the metroplex, talks with the experts behind the locations, and shares his experiences so you know what to expect before you go.

Casey’s Gem #3: The Science Behind Pixar

Now through September 4th, the Perot Museum features The Science Behind Pixar, an interactive exhibition presented by NexPoint, delving into the artistry, science, and technology behind beloved animated films.

Explore STEM concepts used by artists and computer scientists to create Pixar’s award-winning movies. Immerse in eight sections with 50+ interactive elements, gaining insights into the filmmaking process. And engage in hands-on activities, hear from production team members, and meet re-creations of favorite Pixar characters.

Visit: The Perot Museum 2201 N. Field Street, Dallas, TX 75201

Casey’s Gem #2: The Sixth Floor Museum

Situated in downtown Dallas, Texas, at the crossroads of Elm and Houston Streets, the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza occupies the sixth floor of the Dallas County Administration Building. With its prominent view overlooking Dealey Plaza, the museum is housed within the historical Texas School Book Depository building.

Its primary focus lies in chronicling the impactful events surrounding the assassination and enduring legacy of President John F. Kennedy.

Visit: 411 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202

Casey’s Gem #1: The Perot Museum

Featuring Everything from dinosaurs to DNA to diamonds are packed into five levels of hands-on discovery and adventure. Prepare to amaze your brain at the Perot Musuem in Downtown Dallas.

Opened in 2012, the institution has roots dating back to 1936. The Museum of Nature & Science was the remarkable result of a 2006 merger between the Dallas Museum of Natural History (est. 1936), The Science Place (est. 1946), and the Dallas Children’s Museum (est. 1995).

The Perot Museum combines the collections accumulated for over 85 years to deliver exciting exhibitions for everyone in the entire family, with the average guest spending 2-3 hours in the facility.

Visit: 2201 N. Field Street, Dallas, TX 75201

Come back to next Friday to see which location Casey discovers as his latest gem