Homeschool Days

Homeschool Programs include a living history demonstration,
hands-on activities, and crafts related to the subject matter.

Homeschool families can make a reservation by calling 770-387-3849.

Admission: Students $5 – Parents $3*  (*ask about member rates!)

September 4, 2014 – Animals from Farm to Easel
Program Time:  10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Farm Day Petting Zoo
Spend a fun filled day just for home school students at Booth Museum and Bartow History Museum!
Experience life down on the farm at Bartow History Museum, where you will visit with live farm animals and learn what it was like to live on a farm 100 years ago. Compare chores today with those of farm children from long ago by handling farming tools in the exhibit Bartow Beginnings, hand washing clothes, and exploring where our food comes from.
At Booth Museum enjoy the program Fur, Feathers, Fins & More while investigating the differences between members of the animal kingdom. Explore the amazing world of animals from all over the world through film, artwork, and a creative art activity. Learn about mammals, fish, birds and other animals in the exhibit, Art and the Animal, presented by the Society of Animal Artists.


Mysteries at the Museum October 6, 2014 – Mysteries at the Museum
Program Time:  1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

History is full of amazing detectives solving mysteries, and so is the Bartow History Museum. Grab your magnifying glass and dive into detecting. Practice the power of observation, learn to communicate in code, get your fingerprints taken, and follow clues to solve a real mystery!
(Ages 6-12)


Bartow Beginnings Homeschool
November 3, 2014 – Bartow Beginnings
Program Time:  1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Discover the life of the Pioneers in Northwest Georgia through exhibits, artifacts and crafts. Experience what life was like in a one-room schoolhouse and learn why pioneer children rarely had homework! (Ages 6-12)


Map Happenings Homeschool
January 12, 2015 – Map Happenings
Program Time:  1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Discover the importance of maps; learn directions, map symbols and how a compass works with hands-on activities. (Ages 6-12)


Presidents Day Homeschool
February 16, 2015 – Presidents
Program Time:  10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Joint Program with the Booth Western Art Museum. Explore the images of White House photographers at the Booth Museum. At the Bartow History museum dive deeper into the lives of John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Carter.  (Ages 8-14)


Women at War Homeschool
March 2, 2015 – Women at War
Program Time:  1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Explore the lives of brave women who have served our country in difficult times. Students will discover the trials of Rosie the Riveter, Clara Barton and others though feature exhibits, historical interpreters, and hands-on activities.  (Ages 6-12)



Civil War Comes Alive Homeschool
May 1, 2015 The Civil War Comes Alive
Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Special Performances: 9:30, 10:20, 11:30, and 12:20

In recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, the Bartow History Museum and the Booth Museum are offering the chance to bring your students to an unforgettable Civil War experience. This one day special event will bring history to life for students through interaction with soldiers from both sides of the War. Choose from four performance times to experience the life of a Civil War soldier, then visit a field hospital, see a cannon being fired and much more. Demonstrations of blacksmithing, rifle firing, and signaling along with a visit to the home front will also provide students with a unique perspective on the War. Students may also visit special exhibitions inside each museum.(Grades 3-12)




For questions regarding Home School Days, please call 770-382-3818 x 6288