Home school families must make a reservation by calling 770-387-3849.
Admission: Students $5 – Parents $3* (*ask about member rates!)
Program Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
September 10, 2012 – Map Happenings: Discover the importance of maps, learn directions, map symbols and how a compass works with hands-on activities. (Ages 6-12)
October 15, 2012 – WWII on the Battlefront: Explore the lives of the men who fought in WWII through artifacts and exhibits. Listen to an interview of a veteran or local resident of the era. (Ages 8-14)
November 12, 2012 – Native Americans: Examine the lives of Cherokee and other Native American tribes. Compare and contrast their lifestyles and culture with artifacts, games and crafts! (Ages 6-12)
January 14, 2013 – My Family Story: Students will create family trees and even design their own family crest as they compare and contrast their life with those who came before them!
February 11, 2013 – African American History Makers: Students will dive into three different time periods as they discover the lives of Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriett Tubman, and John Henry Morgan (local Tuskegee Airman). (Ages 6-12)
March 11, 2013 – Women at War: Explore the lives of the brave women who have served our country in difficult times. Students will discover the trials and tribulations of Clara Barton, Rosie the Riveter and others through interactions with historical interpreters, activities and much more.
April 26, 2013– One Day Special Event! ** Special Time**
The Civil War Comes Alive
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
$5 for students, $3 for adults
This program is appropriate for Grades 3-12
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.
9:30, 10:20, 11:30 and 12:20
For questions regarding Home School Days, please call 770-382-3818 x 6288.