Casemate Museum

The Casemate Museum is located in Fort Monroe, a military installation that was completed in 1834 to protect the Hampton Roads waterway from enemy attack. Held by Union forces during the Civil War, the fort is the largest stone fort in the United States. The Casemate Museum chronicles the military history of Fort Monroe.

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School

The Casemate Museum will bring Civil War history to life through a tour of the room where Confederate president Jefferson Davis was imprisoned after the war, exhibits about the history of US Army Coast Artillery Corps, and information highlighting controversial Major General Butler’s Contraband of War Decision. Groups should call to schedule a tour at least two weeks in advance.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Civil War, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 757-788-3391 ext. 1
Email: ddooley@fmauthority.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

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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Casemate Museum

The Casemate Museum is located in Fort Monroe, a military installation that was completed in 1834 to protect the Hampton Roads waterway from enemy attack. Held by Union forces during the Civil War, the fort is the largest stone fort in the United States. The Casemate Museum chronicles the military history of Fort Monroe.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Scouts

The Casemate Museum will bring Civil War history to life through a tour of the room where Confederate president Jefferson Davis was imprisoned after the war, exhibits about the history of US Army Coast Artillery Corps, and information highlighting controversial Major General Butler’s Contraband of War Decision. Groups should call to schedule a tour at least two weeks in advance.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Civil War, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 757-788-3391 ext. 1
Email: ddooley@fmauthority.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

Casemate Museum

The Casemate Museum is located in Fort Monroe, a military installation that was completed in 1834 to protect the Hampton Roads waterway from enemy attack. Held by Union forces during the Civil War, the fort is the largest stone fort in the United States. The Casemate Museum chronicles the military history of Fort Monroe.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Camp

The Casemate Museum will bring Civil War history to life through a tour of the room where Confederate president Jefferson Davis was imprisoned after the war, exhibits about the history of US Army Coast Artillery Corps, and information highlighting controversial Major General Butler’s Contraband of War Decision. Groups should call to schedule a tour at least two weeks in advance.

topics covered:
History, Government, Civil War, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 757-788-3391 ext. 1
Email: ddooley@fmauthority.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

Casemate Museum

The Casemate Museum is located in Fort Monroe, a military installation that was completed in 1834 to protect the Hampton Roads waterway from enemy attack. Held by Union forces during the Civil War, the fort is the largest stone fort in the United States. The Casemate Museum chronicles the military history of Fort Monroe.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

The Casemate Museum will bring Civil War history to life through a tour of the room where Confederate president Jefferson Davis was imprisoned after the war, exhibits about the history of US Army Coast Artillery Corps, and information highlighting controversial Major General Butler’s Contraband of War Decision. Groups should call to schedule a tour at least two weeks in advance.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, Government, Civil War, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 757-788-3391 ext. 1
Email: ddooley@fmauthority.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

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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