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'Family Pastimes' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Old World Wisconsin 'Family Pastimes' Field Trip | Wisconsin Historical Society

While experiencing this field trip in the Yankee Area of the Crossroads Village students will:

  • Enjoy favorite 19th century toys and games inside Harmony Town Hall
  • Play graces and send hoops rolling outside Harmony Town Hall
  • Visit with animals in neighboring farms
EnlargeExterior of H.H. Bennett Studio.

Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, WI

Enjoy an hour of your favorite hands-on activities at Harmony Town Hall and neighboring farms, including historic board games, toys, hoops and sticks, and interactive animal encounters.

EnlargeSheep graze near on a nearby farm.

Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, WI

Visit with animals in neighboring farms just as children did in the 1800s.

Program Details
Length60 minutes
AvailabilityWeekdays, late Apr - mid Jun; late Sep - late Oct
Maximum group sizeOur mix-and-match scheduling options allow you to customize tours for any size group, from 10 students to more than 150. For example, three total stations can accommodate up to a maximum of 75 students at a time. If you schedule two or more 1-hour programs simultaneously, a group of 150 students can attend.
LocationThe Crossroads Village at Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, WI 53119
LunchTime can be scheduled for students to eat a sack lunch on the grounds.
Grade Level3rd - 12th
Cost$5 for two different one-hour programs

$7 for three different one-hour programs

Free adult admission with every 10 students

$13 each additional adult admission

Our mix-and-match 1-hour programs allow you to make your own unique Old World Wisconsin experience. Choose two or three selections from seven 1-hour tour options for a full day experience.

Reserve Your Field Trip

Create a custom tour today that can include two or three hour-long themed programs, a tram tour, a brief video presentation about Old World Wisconsin, lunch on the grounds, and/or a visit to our museum gift shop.

See the Old World Wisconsin website to reserve your field trip. Or call 262-594-6301 or email us.

About Old World Wisconsin

Old World Wisconsin is the largest outdoor museum of rural life in the United States. Explore 19th century rural Wisconsin, a time when waves of immigrants flocked to America's heartland in search of a better life.

Directions, Transportation, Parking

To get directions, parking maps, and more see Location and Directions to Old World Wisconsin.

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