St. Nick in Historic costume

Home for the Holidays Homeschool Family Field Trip Day (sold out)

Wednesday, December 7 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Calling all homeschool families!

Costumed interpreters guide families on a walk through the wintery Historic Village, sharing 19th-century seasonal traditions and encouraging students to make connections with their own experiences. These one-of-a-kind guided tours include stops at six historic building with storytelling, music, dancing, and more – creatively delivering a host of curriculum topics in a unique and memorable way. Tours last just over two hours. Dress for the weather and bring your lunch/snack (Museum dining services will not be available).

Our Home for the Holidays Homeschool Family Field Trip Day is SOLD OUT! 

Please plan to join us instead for our upcoming Nature Center Homeschool Family Field Trip Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8! 

Activities include:


  • Meeting an 1840’s Santa and reading ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • Learning about the history of the Christmas tree
  • Singing 19th-century Christmas carols
  • Discovering what gift giving was like in the 1800s
  • Kicking up your heels with some 19th-century dancing
  • Making a holiday craft to take home



  • All ages welcome
  • Arrive at between 9:45 a.m. and 10 a.m.
  • This guided tour is approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes long.
  • Bring a bagged lunch. (Meals are not provided and Museum food service is not available.)
  • Dress warm, wear comfortable shoes – tour is outdoors, historic buildings may not be fully heated
  • Gift shop will be open for holiday shopping!


Ticket Information

Adults: $12

Students (13 – 18): $10

Museum Members: FREE 

Children 2 and under: FREE

Tickets are sold out for this Homeschool Family Field Trip Day.

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