Group Programs for Grades Pre-K – 12 (Preschool, School Groups, After School Groups, Scout Groups)

Our trained Museum Educators will adapt any program to the age and developmental needs of your class.

Programs for grades: K-5       6-8        9-12

How to Schedule a Group Program

Times and Days

  • Education programs are available Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
  • School programs are 60 minutes for grades Pre K – 2 and 90 minutes for grades 3 -12.
  • After School Programs are 60 minutes.


  • $5.00 per child per program.
  • A 50% program fee deposit and signed confirmation form are required within two weeks of the reservation to confirm programs.
  • Chaperones admitted at no charge.

Group Size Each program accommodates a group of up to 25 children. Chaperones One adult for every 10 children is required for chaperoning. Lunch Facilities

  • Groups may eat lunch in Military Park, located directly across the street from the Society.
  • Bag lunches may also be eaten inside the Historical Society, only by prior arrangement with the Education Department.

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Multiple-Visit Programs Would you like a more in-depth series of visits with your class? Multiple-visit programs are available, call the Education Department at (973) 596-8500. Preschool Programs The Historical Society also offer specially designed programs for preschoolers. Call the Education Department at (973) 596-8500, ask for a Preschool Programs Brochure. Programs for Groups with Special Needs The Historical Society welcomes groups with learning, developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities, and English language learners. Our building is barrier-free and the Education staff is trained to work with groups of varying abilities. Please let us know of your group’s needs when scheduling.

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