Students on a historic sites field trip.

Elementary Field Trips

Connect your students with Wisconsin's rich history through hands-on activities, workshops, and tours at our 12 museums and historic sites. Check out the many field trip opportunities near your school.

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Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip

Take a field trip to the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison! Students will learn about Wisconsin archaeology, the fur trade, and native people.

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'Tram Tour' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Experience an informative tram ride around the entire Old World Wisconsin historic site.

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Learn about immigrants who came late to America, as the Finns did, were left with the land most difficult to farm.

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Pendarvis Field Trip

Pendarvis - a historic site

Learn about the lives of immigrant Cornish miners in the 1830s and 1840s during the Wisconsin Territory's lead-mining boom.

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Stonefield Field Trip

Stonefield - a historic site

Stonefield is a museum of agricultural history and farm and village life in 1900.

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'Family Pastimes' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Enjoy hands-on family pastime activities and interacting with farm animals.

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'Entrepreneurs' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Learn how immigrants seeking the "American Dream" adapted to innovative technology by changing the way they made their living.

H.H. Bennett Studio - a historic site

Learn about Henry Hamilton Bennett, "the man who made Wisconsin Dells famous".

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'Life on the Farm' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore an 1860s German farmstead, try doing the chores 1860s farm children did, meet the oxen who work the farm.

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Villa Louis Field Trip

Villa Louis - a historic site

Encounter the world of Victorian America
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Have Questions?

If you have questions about our field trips, lesson plans, or other educational resources, please contact Kurt Griesemer by phone at 608-264-6547 or by email.

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