CLASS TRIPS TO MUSEUM
Make a candle in the Candle Shop, attend a lesson in the school house, run the printing press, and visit a turn of the century pharmacy.
Students can learn about natural science, harnessing energy, and the history of agricultural tools by visiting the many other buildings and exhibits around the museum’s green.
Class trips are $10 per person and include one workshop per class. Workshops are scheduled by class (15-25 students).
Please call (845)-782-8248 ext. 21 for availability or to make a reservation for your school today.
To learn more about available workshops, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.
Museum Village is a 19th century open-air museum that houses thousands of historic artifacts in approximately 20 buildings.
We are strongly committed to education and offer engaging hands-on workshops and activities.
In addition, our exhibits illustrate the transition from a rural to an industrial culture and economy in America, provoking thought and discussion about history.
Just spend your day visiting all of our buildings. There is so much to offer. $8 per person.
To make reservations please call 845-782-8248 ext.21.
Once you are registered, Museum Village will then provide documents which must be returned with the deposit for reservations to be confirmed.
A non-refundable deposit of $50 per class is required to secure your reservation. The remainder is due on the day of the visit.
Museum Village accepts cash, check, purchase order, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, or Discover card.
If paying by check or credit/debit card, you must prepare ONE payment. School/group reservations require a minimum of 15 people or $150.
Any additional people (more than 15) are $10/person.
If cancellations are made three weeks before the scheduled trip, the deposit will be refunded less a $50 processing fee.
Please call for hours and availability. Museum Village school programs are available from 9:45 AM to 2:00 PM. Groups are scheduled September – November and April – June.
The museum is closed December through March except for special events. Reservations may be made at any time and are first come first served basis.
What to wear:
Our programs are held rain or shine and some buildings are heated only with wood. Students will be out of doors between buildings frequently.
Students should please dress appropriately for the weather.
Two chaperones are required for each class. One adult (teacher, parent) is admitted free for every 10 students.
Additional chaperones are admitted at $10 each. One-on-one aides and nurses always get in free.
If parents are paying their own admission their individual admissions should be collected into one sum prior to the visit.
Parents traveling separately from field trip buses should arrive at their school’s check in time.
Students may pack a lunch or may purchase food from our Snack Bar, which has both indoor and outdoor seating.
Please let museum staff know if you would like the Snack Bar to be open during your visit.
The museum gift shop carries a variety of educational materials and period toys in a range of prices starting at about $1.
Please let museum staff know if you would like the gift shop to be open during your visit.
Teacher's Guide to Museum Village
Download our Teacher's Guide in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format (8MB)
The Guide explains all of the buildings and includes thought-provoking questions for you to use before, during, and/or after your field trip.
It is helpful to have a copy of this guide with you during your visit..
Download our workshop descriptions in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format.
Pottery Workshop Classes
Weeknight evenings from 6:30PM - 9:30 PM and Saturdays from 3:00PM - 6:00 PM.
The cost for seven sessions is $245.00 and includes all materials used in class, such as clay, glazes, stains, etc. and firing costs.
For first time students, we include a set of pottery tools as well.
The seven sessions can be taken any time within a four month period.
For more information on the Pottery Classes, contact Tim and Aluca
Lindstrom (Owls Well Pottery) at 845-781-3736 or 845-248-1601