The diversity of the Heritage collections guarantees that there is something to engage every student, regardless of individual learning style. Heritage’s welcoming environment and accessible programs ensure an enjoyable museum experience tied to their school curriculum.
For more information regarding field trips, view the information packet by clicking here.
Self-Guided Tours: All Levels
Groups are welcome to visit on their own without a guide. Pre- and post-visit materials are provided to enhance your visit including educator guides that are specific to each program. Self-guided groups must schedule their field trip in advance. A visit length of two hours is suggested. A Hidden Hollow reservation must be made in advance for groups planning to visit this area.
Heritage Highlights Guided Tour: All Levels
This 90-minute guided tour, tailored to the age level of the group, introduces students to the best of Heritage’s collections and special exhibits, both indoors and out.
To view the pre-visit materials, click here.
Discovery Workshops: Grades Pre-K–5
These in-depth programs led by trained museum educators focus on one museum collection or topic and are project-based, including hands-on elements designed to keep all learners engaged. Programs are 60 minutes in length and are tailored to the age level of your group.
For a list of workshop topics click here.
Hidden Hollow is the activity-packed outdoor discovery area where children can climb stepping stumps, navigate log balance beams, construct forts, create nature-inspired art, build with blocks, dig in sand, experiment with water, make music, investigate plants, and more. All student groups are offered the opportunity to book a 30-minute visit to Hidden Hollow as part of their Heritage visit. Hidden Hollow visits must be booked in advance and cannot be added to a visit upon arrival.
For a list of Student Group Policies and Frequently Asked Questions, click here.
If you are interested in booking a field trip or student group tour, please contact Group Sales Manager Denise Giblin at 508.888.3300 x.113 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon completion of your reservation you will receive an e-confirmation packet including pre- and post-visit materials. To access the educator information packet, click here.