Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

Experience the olden days at the American Colonial Dutch architectural style farmhouse. Dyckman Farmhouse Museum serves as a symbol New York City’s rural history. Located on Manhattan Island, the farmhouse tells the story of the Dyckman family and 19th-century Manhattan. Groups can tour the farmhouse and see the museum collections. The collections include items that existed while the Dyckmans lived in the house, such as coffee cups, a foot warmer, plates, pans, quilts, and more. Archaeologists Reginald Pelham Bolton and his team salvaged items from the Revolutionary War, which were also donated to the farmhouse. The archaeological dig uncovered close to 2,000 objects, including broken pottery pieces, cannon balls, bayonet points, and much more. Reservations are required to make sure there are enough staff available to accommodate your tour.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 4881 Broadway, New York, NY 10034. New York County. Tel: 212-304-9422. Email: info@dyckmanfarmhouse.org. Website: www.dyckmanfarmhouse.org. Hrs: Thurs.-Sat. 11AM-4PM, Sun. 11AM-3PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies. 

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