Wilton House Museum

Experience 18th century colonial lifestyles and history at the Wilton House Museum. Once a house that entertained Virginia elites and travelers such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, Wilton House now entertains visitors with its lavish public rooms, comfortable family quarters, quaint grounds, and dedication to colonial history.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1PM-4:30PM.

School

Costumed demonstrators will interact with groups during activities exploring colonial lifestyle, such as the colonial clothing and accessories demonstration. Learn about the history of Wilton and view its collection of more than 1,400 artifacts such as ceramics, textiles, silvers, paintings, furniture, and more. Scavenger hunt, architectural, and behind-the-scenes tours are also available.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Colonial History, Presidents, Architecture, Art.

contact info
Name: Katie Watkins, Education Director.
Phone: 804-282-5936 ext. 4
Email: kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

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Wilton House Museum

Experience 18th century colonial lifestyles and history at the Wilton House Museum. Once a house that entertained Virginia elites and travelers such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, Wilton House now entertains visitors with its lavish public rooms, comfortable family quarters, quaint grounds, and dedication to colonial history.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1PM-4:30PM.

Scouts

Costumed demonstrators will interact with groups during activities exploring colonial lifestyle, such as the colonial clothing and accessories demonstration. Learn about the history of Wilton and view its collection of more than 1,400 artifacts such as ceramics, textiles, silvers, paintings, furniture, and more. Scavenger hunt, architectural, and behind-the-scenes tours are also available.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Colonial History, Presidents, Architecture, Art.

contact info
Name: Katie Watkins, Education Director.
Phone: 804-282-5936 ext. 4
Email: kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Wilton House Museum

Experience 18th century colonial lifestyles and history at the Wilton House Museum. Once a house that entertained Virginia elites and travelers such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, Wilton House now entertains visitors with its lavish public rooms, comfortable family quarters, quaint grounds, and dedication to colonial history.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1PM-4:30PM.

Camp

Costumed demonstrators will interact with groups during activities exploring colonial lifestyle, such as the colonial clothing and accessories demonstration. Learn about the history of Wilton and view its collection of more than 1,400 artifacts such as ceramics, textiles, silvers, paintings, furniture, and more. Scavenger hunt, architectural, and behind-the-scenes tours are also available.

topics covered:
Colonial History, Presidents, Architecture, Art.

contact info
Name: Katie Watkins, Education Director.
Phone: 804-282-5936 ext. 4
Email: kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

Wilton House Museum

Experience 18th century colonial lifestyles and history at the Wilton House Museum. Once a house that entertained Virginia elites and travelers such as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, Wilton House now entertains visitors with its lavish public rooms, comfortable family quarters, quaint grounds, and dedication to colonial history.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Sat. 10AM-4:30PM, Sun. 1PM-4:30PM.

Homeschool

Costumed demonstrators will interact with groups during activities exploring colonial lifestyle, such as the colonial clothing and accessories demonstration. Learn about the history of Wilton and view its collection of more than 1,400 artifacts such as ceramics, textiles, silvers, paintings, furniture, and more. Scavenger hunt, architectural, and behind-the-scenes tours are also available.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Colonial History, Presidents, Architecture, Art.

contact info
Name: Katie Watkins, Education Director.
Phone: 804-282-5936 ext. 4
Email: kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5-3 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No.

Historic Site Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed; Boston’s Old State House, where the Boston Massacre and the American Revolution began; Washington D.C.’s National Mall, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech; Virginia’s Jamestown settlement, the country’s first colony; Charleston’s Fort Sumter, where the first shots of the Civil War were fired; New York’s Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where millions of immigrants were introduced to their new home. All of these sites, significant to America’s history, can be visited, toured, and admired. While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, consider the importance in preserving these sites.

View Lesson Plan>>

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