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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'Industrialization' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore the Crossroads Village and discover why the railroad created challenges for 19th-century small towns.

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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.

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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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.

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.

H.H. Bennett Studio - a historic site

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

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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.

Madeline Island Museum

Cross the waters of Lake Superior and experience a cultural encounter at the Madeline Island Museum.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip

On this guided tour students will discover how artifacts reflect history and what they reveal about our lives today

Wade House - a historic site

At Wade House historic site, students learn about early Wisconsin transportation, travel and everyday life in a mid-19th century town.
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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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