History Hangout Field Trips
Explore the History Center’s expansive grounds and historic buildings with a staff-facilitated tour.
Visits are approximately 2 hours and include 3 activity rotations.
Great for: Supplemental learning; Community Engagement; Review
Choose Your Own Adventure
Choose from the programs described below or design your own field trip! To schedule, contact us today!
Choose 3 Activities & Sites:
- 1870 Smith Homestead
- 1892 Metcalfe Courthouse
- 1877 Joyner-Calloway House
- 1896 Ewart Bowling Alley
- 1885 Lapham-Patterson House
- 1955 Fallout Shelter
- Wooden Toys
- Hearth Cooking (fee: $50/30 students)
- Pioneer Schoolhouse
- Interior exhibits
- Exterior buildings & grounds
- What Shape is the LPH? (Elementary)
- Symmetry, Shapes, & Angles of the LPH (Middle)
Pre & Post Visit
Before your visit, please review the Pre-Visit packet for all the information you’ll need for your History Hangouts like parking, accessibility, and more.
Then, check out our History Hangout Activity Pack for supplemental activities to introduce and reinforce the museum content.
Monday – Friday: 9AM – 4PM
Maximum of 60 Students Per Visit (Daily maximum: 120)
Groups Larger than 60 must schedule a split visit.
Museum, Lapham-Patterson House, Flowers-Roberts House, Oliver C. Ewart Bowling Alley, Rufus Smith Log House, Emily Joyner House, Metcalfe Courthouse, Flowers Playhouse, Roberts Garage
Schools & Students Located in Thomas, Grady, Brooks, Colquitt, Mitchell, Jefferson (FL), & Leon (FL) counties: FREE
Student: $2 | Chaperone: $2
The programs listed below reflect existing programs but if you are interested in creating a new theme or topic, please let us know!
Add-On Activities can be used in conjunction with tours of two (2) of the Museum’s historic buildings or the Lapham-Patterson House.
*$50/group. Please inform the Museum if there are any food allergy issues within your group before arrival as the group will be able to eat what they make.
For more information or to schedule your next program please complete the form below or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the total number of students in your inquiry.