Wisconsin Historical Society

Field Trip or Tour

'School Day in the 1930s' Field Trip

Reed School - a historic site

Reed School Field Trip | Wisconsin Historical Society

During this field trip students will:

  • Experience a one-room country school education.
  • Receive instruction from an interpretive teacher.
  • Participate in lessons from the 1930s.
EnlargeTwo students sit in 1930s style school desks.

Reed School in Neillsville, WI

School groups should plan to spend four hours on site for an effective interpretive program, which includes interactive presentations, lunch and games.

Program Details

Length 3-5 hours
Availability May 1 - Oct 31
Maximum group size 30
Location Reed School, Cardinal Avenue at US Hwy 10, Neillsville, WI
Lunch Drinking water is provided. Bring your own lunch to eat in the classroom or outdoors in the picnic area.
Restrooms Outhouses
Grade Level K-12
Cost Per Student Reed School offers free admission Bus transportation may be covered by the Gordon and Helen Smith Foundation Endowment

Reserve Your Field Trip

See the Reed School website to reserve your field trip. Or call 608-5253-3523 or email us.

About Reed School

Reed School, built in 1915, served as a one-room country school through 1951. It provided a first- through eighth-grade education with only one teacher.  Reed School offers visitors a unique interpretation of country school life.

Directions, Transportation, Parking

Get directions, parking maps, and more see Location, Map, Directions to Reed School.

Learn More

Learn more about Reed School field trips.