Fall Homeschool Day – 2018

Due to forecasted severe weather conditions, Fall Homeschool Day is being rescheduled from Friday Sept 14 until Wednesday, Sept 19

A Schoolhouse Lesson

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:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time:  9 AM – 5 PM

UPDATE: We’re changing the ticket price to our 1988 pricing in honor of our 30th anniversary in September!   If you’ve already purchased tickets, we’ll refund you the difference.  Annual Pass holders still get in free!

Tickets:  $3 Adults (17 & Up); $1 Child (6-16); 5 & Under Free
Annual Pass holders get in free!Advance Tickets:  $5 Adults; $3 Child; 5 & Under Free
Purchase Tickets in Advance:  Online Tickets


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

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
    • Stilts
  • Ganatastwi (Eastern Woodland Indian Site):
    • Trade
  • 1740s American Farm:
    • Woodworking
    • Log cabin set
  • 1820s American Farm
    • Baking
  • 1850s American Farm:
    • Historic Games
  • Schoolhouse
    • School Lessons
    • Historic Games

      Hands-On Learning on the Irish Farm