Noah Webster House

Learn about the Revolutionary war at the Webster House. Groups can take self-guided Tablet Tours, featuring illustrations, videos, interactive content, and Spanish translation for ESL visitors. Groups can also be led on a tour by guides through Noah Webster: Defining American, the House’s permanent exhibit which explores the life and accomplishments of the Founding Father with fun and interactive activities. At Noah’s Discovery Learning Space, younger groups can engage with hands on activities related to Noah Webster, like digging up artifacts, pretending to be a colonial child in an immersive Colonial Kitchen, and playing with a replica of Noah’s Family Farm.
Contact Info
Address: 227 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT, 06107. Hartford County. Tel: 860-521-5362. Email: Website: Hrs: Daily 1PM-4PM. 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours. Cost: Fee.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue