EXPLORE Field Trips
On-Site Programs Incorporate
Each program incorporates the current Georgia Standards for Excellence for Social Studies, Grades 2-12. Our programs begin with a 10-minute introduction to local history topics using archival images and maps from the Museum’s collections. Instructors can choose three “rotations ” including the Lapham-Patterson House.
Choose Your Own Adventure
Choose from the programs described below or design your own field trip! To schedule, contact us today!
Choose 3 Activities & Sites:
- 1870 Smith Homestead
- 1892 Metcalfe Courthouse
- 1877 Joyner-Calloway House
- 1896 Ewart Bowling Alley
- 1885 Lapham-Patterson House
- 1955 Fallout Shelter
- Primary Source Workshop
- Thomasville Treasures
- Wooden Toys
- Hearth Cooking (fee: $50/30 students)
- History Center Exhibits (Elementary)
- History Center Exhibits (Middle)
- What Shape is the LPH? (Elementary)
- Symmetry, Shapes, & Angles of the LPH (Middle)
Monday – Friday: 9AM – 4PM
Maximum of 60 Students Per Visit
Groups Larger than 60 must schedule a split visit.
Museum, Lapham-Patterson House, Flowers-Roberts House, Oliver C. Ewart Bowling Alley, Rufus Smith Log House, Emily Joyner House, Metcalfe Courthouse, Flowers Playhouse, Roberts Garage
Schools & Students Located in Thomas, Grady, Brooks, Colquitt, Mitchell, Jefferson (FL), & Leon (FL) counties: FREE
Student: $2 | Chaperone: $2
The programs listed below reflect existing programs but if you are interested in creating a new theme or topic, please let us know!
Add-On Activities can be used in conjunction with tours of two (2) of the Museum’s historic buildings or the Lapham-Patterson House.
*$50/group. Please inform the Museum if there are any food allergy issues within your group before arrival as the group will be able to eat what they make.
For more information or to schedule your next program please complete the form below or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the total number of students in your inquiry.