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