Field Trips and Group Tours
A hands-on and interactive tour is offered during the Spring and Fall for students from throughout Milwaukee. Topics covered include:
A New World: Werner Trimborn and the Lime Industry
A Do-It-Yourself Life
Digging Up the Past
Guess the Gadget
Jeremiah Curtin: Beyond Milwaukee to the World
The tour can be modified for all grades and groups. The cost for the tour is $6 per student. A $2 historic games add-on is also an option. Reservations are required. An adult chaperone is required for each group of 10 students. Chaperones are free.
For groups wishing to have lunch on-site, there is a $20 set-up and cleaning fee for using the barn.
Scouting groups of all ages are welcome. The cost for the tour is $6 per scout. Leaders are free. The tour can be tailored to your needs.
A 45-minute guided walking tour of the site, combined with a tour of the nearby Jeremiah Curtin House, costs $6.00. Times can be customized for your group. Requires a minimum of 10 people.
To schedule a tour or field trip, email Mary Jo Knapp at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 414-273-8288.