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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. 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

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

ABOUT

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.

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. 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

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

ABOUT

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.

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. Large groups are welcomed.

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

contact info
Phone: 860-649-9436

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

ABOUT

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.

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. 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

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

ABOUT

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.

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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