New Haven Museum

At the New Haven Museum, groups can look at artifacts, read letters, investigate objects, look at maps, and explore the galleries to understand the history of New Haven. Educational programs will help groups understand the culture of the people that settled in New Haven, Connecticut during the Colonial era and explore what New Haven looked like during Colonial times. Activities include a scavenger hunt around the Green to learn about the changing landscape, handling maritime objects, and researching the men and women of New Haven’s past.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 114 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06510. New Haven County. Tel: 203-562-4183 ext. 11. Email: education@newhavenmuseum.org. Website: www.newhavenmuseum.org. Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Sat. 12PM-5PM.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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