Field Trips & School Visits
Susan b Anthony: Life & Legacy
Watch as students are transported to a time of simple living, delightful tales and period furnishings. They will learn how a young Susan B. Anthony lived and how these familial and regional influences molded Susan B. Anthony into the activist she was destined to become.
Customize your educational experience by Grade, Curriculum Objectives, Class Size or Field Trip Length!
Staff led Museum Tour
Question & Answer Opportunity
Outdoor Picnic Grounds
(weather and class size permitting)
schedule your visit
Let the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace design a Field Trip or Mobile Visit for your school.
Please call the Birthplace Office for more details at (413)743-7121
School Tours and Visits are available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between the hours of 9:30 and 2:30.
Tour Admissions are $3 per student; teachers are free plus $125/40 students for each activity choice.
School Visits are $250 per 45 minutes session plus a hands-on-activity for up to 40 students *
*travel will be added if more than 50 miles from the museum.
We can design a presentation or talk to the needs of your classroom or curriculum. Qualified staff members will be happy to adapt museum experiences to meet IEP requirements, or any other student needs.
Susan B. Anthony: Family Life
Reading by presenter of Susan by author Kristen Demeo.
Students will be given a glimpse into the early 1800s. Includes hands-on learning with replica toys, dress up box, chores list, and discussion of important events. Optional: Craft or Game.
Susan B. Anthony: Reformer
Presentation about taking action to better the world. Why did Susan B. Anthony become a reformer? Why did she get involved with the three main reform movements, Temperance, Abolition and Suffrage? How does this relate to our world now?
Optional: Postcard Show & Craft
Technology of the 1800’s
How did the Engineering Progress of the 1800’s affect the Anthony’s family business? Includes artifacts for manipulation.
Susan B. Anthony: American Reformer
Students are given an in-depth look into the world of Susan B. Anthony. What was the motivation for her activism? In what way did societal factors exist, limit or assist her in her work? How is
Anthony remembered today?
Temperance: The Doorway to Suffrage
This presentation walks students through the first movement in which Susan B. Anthony committed herself. Students explore how temperance was a springboard for the issue of equality.