Field Trips 2017-08-09T19:48:03+00:00
FIELD TRIPS
Below you will find our current list of established field trips that we host at Windsor Historical Society. In addition to providing these programs we are willing to work with schools to alter existing programs or develop new programming that aligns with your specific expectations for field trips.
Pricing: The cost for all field trips and in classroom programming is $5 per student attending. Teachers and Chaperones are not required to pay to attend field trips.

My Day at the Museum

Grades Pre-K – 2  |  Approximate Length: 90 minutes

This tour introduces our youngest visitors to museums and collections. Meet different people who work in the museum and create your own mini museum in a project to take home.

Captain Howard’s Store

Grades Pre-K – 2  |  Approximate Length: 90 minutes

Use costumes and props to recreate Mrs. Howard’s 18th-century store. Students will work together to learn the differences between goods and services and consumers and producers.

Encounter! Native Americans Meet The English*

Grades Pre-K – 2  |  Approximate Length: 90 minutes

Furs, maps, artifacts, and more show how Native Americans used rivers, woods, and wildlife, and how they and early English settlers got along.

Colonial Life in Windsor*

Grades 3 & 8  |  Approximate Length: 3 hours

How did colonists keep warm, light their homes, and cross rivers? Students will learn about Windsor’s early settlers and how daily life in colonial Connecticut differed from modern times.

Revolution in Windsor*

Grade 5 |  Approximate Length: 3 hours

Explore the causes and effects of the Revolutionary War and its relationship to Windsor. Battlefront letters, supply lists, and reproduction artifacts tell how soldiers and their families in Windsor coped with the War for Independence.

TRAVELING TRUNK SHOWS: These interactive programs (marked above with an *) are adapted from our on-site programs and bring history into the classroom. They’re perfect for schools that have time constraints and scheduling conflicts that prevent out of school fieldtrips.