School Tours & Workshops

The Maryland Historical Society offers interactive programs that are designed to address the Maryland State Social Studies curriculum and Common Core.

 

Tours at the Historical Society are led by trained museum educators, and expose students to original historical evidence from MdHS’s collections!

 

Scholarships may be available to help cover the cost of tours and workshops. If your school needs assistance to be able to visit the Maryland Historical Society, please click here for more information!


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 Please Note: Our Who Lives in a History Museum, War of 1812, and Civil War tours can accommodate up to 60 students, while the rest of our programs can accommodate up to 75 students.

Tours Available

Who Lives in a History Museum

Follow Nipper, the RCA dog, through the MdHS, learning about the past as seen in a history museum; designed especially for preschoolers and includes a craft activity.

Grades: Pre-K, K

 

Cost: $5 per student / $3 per student at a Title One School

Details: 60 minutes

Additional Resources: Post-Visit Activity

In Olden Times

A look at children’s life and experiences long ago through hands-on exploration of work activities, play time and family life. 

Grades: k,1,2,3

Cost:$5 per student/ $3 per student at a Title One School

Details: 60 minutes

 

Additional Resources:

Add A History Workshop

for $3 a student! 

From Survival to Prosperity : Maryland’s Colonial Economy

Examine the evolution of Maryland's colonial economy, and its influence on society, through a detailed analysis of objects on exhibit and gems from our extensive archival collections.  Study the importance of tobacco, shipbuilding, trade, and enslaved labor to the colonial economy, as well as the role of economic grievances in spurring the American Revolution.  

Grades: 4,5,6,7,8

Cost:$5 per student/ $3 per student at a Title One School

Details: 60 minutes

 

Additional Resources:   

Add A History Workshop

for $3 a student! 

In Full Glory Reflected: Maryland in The War of 1812

Students will use primary sources, including paintings, newspapers, ship building tools, and the Star-Spangled Banner to draw evidence-based conclusions about the importance of the War of 1812 to Baltimore and Maryland.  

Grades: 4,5,8

Cost:  $5 per student/ $3 per student at a Title One School

Details: 90 minutes

Additional Resources:Common Core and C3 Correlations

Created Equal: Looking for Liberty in Maryland

Trace the strides that America has made in extending civil rights and equal treatment to all of its people, including African Americans, women, Jews, Native Americans, and immigrants, from the colonial days to the present, with attention to education, voting rights, religious toleration, labor, and stereotypes.

Grades: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Cost: $5 per student/ $3 per student at a Title One School

Details: 60 minutes

Additional Resources:

Divided Voices: Maryland In The Civil War

In groups of 4, students analyze and synthesize primary and secondary source artifacts and documents to develop an evidence-based argument about the significance of the Civil War for American history.  Topics explored include the role of slavery in causing the conflict, the divided loyalties of Maryland, the experience of battle, and the lasting effects of the war. 

Grades: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12

Cost: $5 per student/ $3 per student at a Title One School

Details: 90 minutes 

Additional Resources: Common Core and C3 Correlations

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 Click Here to Prepare for Your Visit

 


Have a Question?

Please Call 410-685-3750 ext. 334 or E-Mail EducationPrograms@mdhs.org

 

 

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