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 770-387-2774.

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

Plains, Trains and Automobiles

September 7, 2015

Program Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Designed for: Ages 6-12

In conjunction with our temporary exhibit “Fill ‘er Up”, Bartow History Museum presents this hands-on experience about the history of transportation, and it’s role in the development of America.


Mysteries at the Museum

October 5, 2015

Program Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Designed for: Ages 6-12

Museums and history are full of amazing detectives solving mysteries.  Grab your magnifying glass and dive into mysteries in the museum.  Join other homeschoolers and practice the power of observation, learn to take your fingerprints, touch artifacts, and follow clues to solve a real mystery!


Passport to the West

October 22, 2015

Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Designed for: Grades 2-12

Bring your students to the Booth and Bartow History Museums for an unforgettable Western experience. History comes alive for students with demonstrations of pottery making, blacksmithing, chair caning, spinning, beading, chuck wagon cooking, food preservation, and life at a trading post. Living history interpreters will also present programs on Native American culture. East Meets West performances: 9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m.


Cherokee Life and Legends

November 2. 2015

Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Designed for: Ages 6-12

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!


Bartow Business Builders

January 11, 2016

Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Designed for: Ages 6-12



February 15, 2016

Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Designed for: Ages 6-14

This is a joint program of Bartow History Museum and Booth Western Art Museum. Explore the executive office, and presidents past and present through interactive gallery activities and presentations.


Beyond Manners

March 7, 2016

Program Time: 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Designed for: Ages 6-12

Meet new friends as you explore the manners and customs practiced by previous eras and cultures. Learn how to share favorite activities and reach agreements with new friends. Practice using those pesky knives and spoons, and have a laugh learning what silly things not to do at the table.


Homefront Battle Front

April 29, 2016

Program Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Designed for: Grades 3 – 12

Experience the life of a World War II soldier, then visit a field hospital, homefront stations and more. Students may also visit special exhibitions inside each museum.



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