Freedom House Museum

Visit the Freedom House Museum, a former headquarters of a 19th-century domestic slave-trading firm, which transported 1,800 slaves to Mississippi and Louisiana each year. In 1996, the firm became the home of the Northern Virginia Urban League.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM-4PM.

School

Visit the Freedom House Museum, a former headquarters of a 19th-century domestic slave-trading firm, which transported 1,800 slaves to Mississippi and Louisiana each year. In 1996, the firm became the home of the Northern Virginia Urban League.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, African American, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 703-836-2858
Email: freedomhouse@nvul.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30-45 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: 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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Freedom House Museum

Visit the Freedom House Museum, a former headquarters of a 19th-century domestic slave-trading firm, which transported 1,800 slaves to Mississippi and Louisiana each year. In 1996, the firm became the home of the Northern Virginia Urban League.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM-4PM.

Camp

The Northern Virginia Urban League’s Freedom House Museum offers groups a chance to learn about slavery through visuals, narratives, and video. Groups will gain a deeper understanding of the people who benefited and suffered from the slave trade as they take a self-guided tour of the museum. Exhibits feature a manifest of slaves, the type of clothing worn by slaves in the 19th century, and images of slaves working in the fields.

topics covered:
History, African American, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 703-836-2858
Email: freedomhouse@nvul.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30-45 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: 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>>

Freedom House Museum

Visit the Freedom House Museum, a former headquarters of a 19th-century domestic slave-trading firm, which transported 1,800 slaves to Mississippi and Louisiana each year. In 1996, the firm became the home of the Northern Virginia Urban League.

contact info

Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM-4PM.

Homeschool

The Northern Virginia Urban League’s Freedom House Museum offers groups a chance to learn about slavery through visuals, narratives, and video. Groups will gain a deeper understanding of the people who benefited and suffered from the slave trade as they take a self-guided tour of the museum. Exhibits feature a manifest of slaves, the type of clothing worn by slaves in the 19th century, and images of slaves working in the fields.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
History, African American, Slavery.

contact info
Phone: 703-836-2858
Email: freedomhouse@nvul.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30-45 minutes. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: 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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