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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'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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'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.

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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.

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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'Farm Hands' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Experience the life of children growing up on a farm in Wisconsin in the 19th century.

Madeline Island Museum

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

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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.

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.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip

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