SCHOOL

School groups can visit the museum to enjoy the displays, ask questions, and gain a valuable sense of the history and pride of the American fire service. Tours for 10+ must be booked at least 10 days in advance and cost $2/person. Large groups are welcomed.

supports classroom learning in:
Health & Safety, Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Heritage, Industry, Life Skills, Safety.

contact info
Phone: 860-649-9436

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee, Free

About This Venue

Fire Museum

Home to the Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society, the Fire Museum is located inside a 1901 wooden firehouse amidst the renovated red-brick mill buildings of the Cheney National Historic and Landmark District in Manchester. Tour the three-story historic building; view the silk fabrics collection of the Cheney Family, world renowned manufacturers and donors to the original firehouse; see seasonal exhibits; and more. General admission is by donation.

contact info

Hrs: April-November, Friday-Saturday 12PM-4PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

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History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

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SCOUTS

Scout groups can visit the museum to enjoy the displays, ask questions, and gain a valuable sense of the history and pride of the American fire service. Scouts can use their visit to work toward Fire Safety Merit Badge requirements. Tours for 10+ must be booked at least 10 days in advance and cost $2/person. Large groups are welcomed.

supports scout badges in:
Health & Safety, Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Heritage, Industry, Life Skills, Safety.

contact info
Phone: 860-649-9436

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee, Free

About This Venue

Fire Museum

Home to the Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society, the Fire Museum is located inside a 1901 wooden firehouse amidst the renovated red-brick mill buildings of the Cheney National Historic and Landmark District in Manchester. Tour the three-story historic building; view the silk fabrics collection of the Cheney Family, world renowned manufacturers and donors to the original firehouse; see seasonal exhibits; and more. General admission is by donation.

contact info

Hrs: April-November, Friday-Saturday 12PM-4PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

CAMP

Camp groups can visit the museum to enjoy the displays, ask questions, and gain a valuable sense of the history and pride of the American fire service. Tours for 10+ must be booked at least 10 days in advance and cost $2/person. Large groups are welcomed.

topics covered:
American History, Heritage, Industry, Life Skills, Safety.

contact info
Phone: 860-649-9436

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee, Free

About This Venue

Fire Museum

Home to the Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society, the Fire Museum is located inside a 1901 wooden firehouse amidst the renovated red-brick mill buildings of the Cheney National Historic and Landmark District in Manchester. Tour the three-story historic building; view the silk fabrics collection of the Cheney Family, world renowned manufacturers and donors to the original firehouse; see seasonal exhibits; and more. General admission is by donation.

contact info

Hrs: April-November, Friday-Saturday 12PM-4PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

HOMESCHOOL

Homeschool groups can visit the museum to enjoy the displays, ask questions, and gain a valuable sense of the history and pride of the American fire service. Tours for 10+ must be booked at least 10 days in advance and cost $2/person. Large groups are welcomed.

supports classroom learning in:
Health & Safety, Social Studies.

topics covered:
American History, Heritage, Industry, Life Skills, Safety.

contact info
Phone: 860-649-9436

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone. Cost: Fee, Free

About This Venue

Fire Museum

Home to the Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society, the Fire Museum is located inside a 1901 wooden firehouse amidst the renovated red-brick mill buildings of the Cheney National Historic and Landmark District in Manchester. Tour the three-story historic building; view the silk fabrics collection of the Cheney Family, world renowned manufacturers and donors to the original firehouse; see seasonal exhibits; and more. General admission is by donation.

contact info

Hrs: April-November, Friday-Saturday 12PM-4PM.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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