What was it like to be a child in colonial times?
At Pierce House or Your Site
Learn what life in colonial times was like for boys and girls in New England. A series of hands-on activities teach about the work, play, and education of the Pierce children in eighteenth-century Dorchester. Each student will make a colonial craft to bring home. The museum program includes a visit to the parlor at Pierce House for a discussion on everyday life.
Available weekdays, year round, for ages 5 – 12.
Length: 1.5 hours. Maximum 25 students per program.
At the Museum
- Up to 14 students: $100
- 15 – 25 students: $150
At Your Site
- $125 for one program
- $90 for each additional program (same day)
Type of Program: Field Trips, Programs to Go, Summer Programs, After School, Scouts
Related Topics: Colonial Life, Family, Revolutionary Period, Story & Crafts
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