Education

Whether it is learning about the roots of American democracy, the power of independent thinking, preservation of the environment, or the intricacies of craftsmanship, the Concord Museum brings history into the lives of learners of all ages. Visit up close with the 1775 Paul Revere lantern, intricately carved colonial powder horns, Henry David Thoreau’s wooden flute. Join us for a special event or one of the many changing exhibitions!

The Concord Museum has events and special exhibitions for all ages year-round.

Fall, 2020: The Museum is Open!

-Visitors are welcome at the Museum to purchase a timed ticket or read more information about the Museum’s plans click here!

-To book a family or learning pod walking tour click here.

-Schools can now book one of two interactive virtual field trips, for more information click here.

-Learning at Home! For teacher and student resources including online exhibits, lesson plans, activities, and videos click here.

Teachers, Students, and School Visits

At the Concord Museum, visits connect real artifacts with people, places, and ideas. K-12 students explore Native American life, the Colonies, the Revolution, the Civil War, and the authors Thoreau and Emerson—all in interdisciplinary and hands-on ways.

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Group Tours

Fall 2020: In response to Covid-19, our group programming has been adjusted to accommodate our visitors safely and to comply with state and local regulations. We encourage groups to explore Concord’s history through a Museum walking tour or a self-guided visit of the Museum.

Groups of all ages are welcome at the Concord Museum. Come see the lantern from Paul Revere’s famous ride, Henry David Thoreau’s desk from Walden Pond, and much more.

After-schools, preschools, and other youth organizations are welcome at the Concord Museum. From tours to hands-on programming, contact us so we can design the best visit for your group!

Contact the Education Department:
(978) 369-9763, ext. 222 or grouptours@concordmuseum.org

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