Fall Homeschool Day – 2017

Join us for Fall Homeschool Day at the Frontier Culture Museum.  Visit our wonderful exhibits with historical interpreters, and enjoy great hands-on learning and interactive education.

Date:  Friday, September 8, 2017
Time:  9 AM – 5 PM
Advance Tickets:  $5 Adults; $3 Child; 5 & Under Free
Purchase Discounted Tickets in Advance:  Online Tickets
Fall Homeschool Day advance ticket sales will end on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 11:59 PM.

At-the-Door Tickets:  $7 Adults; $5 Child; 5 & Under Free
Annual Pass holders get in free!

During Homeschool Day, visitors will see activities such as cooking, gardening, woodworking, flax and wool spinning, rare-breed animals, schoolhouse lessons and more.

A Schoolhouse Lesson

Here’s a quick overview of some of the activities scheduled for the day (activities and times subject to change):

  • West Africa:
    • Pounding yams into Fufu
  • English Farm:
    • Woodworking & Laundry
  • Irish Forge:
    • Blacksmith onsite all day making items out of iron

      Making iron tools at the Irish Forge

      Making Iron Tools at the Irish Forge

  • Irish Farm:
    • Flax Processing & Spinning
  • German Farm:
    • Timberframe set
  • Ganatastwi (Eastern Woodland Indian Site):
    • Trade
  • 1740s American Farm:
    • Woodworking
    • Log cabin set
  • 1820s American Farm
    • Games
    • Ink Making & Historic Handwriting
  • 1850s American Farm:
    • Historic Games
    • Threshing
  • Schoolhouse
    • Storytelling
    • School Lessons

      Hands-On Learning on the Irish Farm