Wyckoff House Museum 40.6443° N -73.9207° W

Description

The Wyckoff House Museum preserves, interprets, and operates New York City’s oldest building and it’s surrounding 1.5 acres of farmland. Through innovative educational and farm-based programs we build cultural and agricultural connections within our community, emphasizing immigration, family, food, and community through history. During field trips to the farmhouse, students learn about the history of the site through inquiry, exploration, and hands-on activities.

We are in school district 18.


Lunch Notes

Outdoor picnic tables in good weather. Covered tented area April through December.

Bathroom Notes

Port-o-potties on-site April through December. No indoor bathroom facility.

Cancellation Policy

Info

5816 Clarendon Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203

+1 718-629-5400

programs@wyckoffmuseum.org

Sun
Closed
Mon
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tues
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thur
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Subjects
History, Colonial Times, 17th Century, Science, Agriculture, Immigration, Social Studies, Botany, Slavery, African American History, 18th Century, Cultural Connections, Biology, Ecosystems, Climate, My Community, Sustainability, Reading, Primary Sources
Activities
Field Trip, Virtual Field Trip
Grades
K 2, 3 5, 6 8, Preschool, 9 12
Cost
Reduced Price For Title 1 Schools
Accommodations
Outdoor Lunch Space, Special Education Programs

Learning Experiences

Field Trip

Colonial Life

Learn how a family of 13 lived in a single-room house through storytelling, inquiry, artifact investigation, images, and hands-on activities. Explore the restored home of Pieter Claesen Wyckoff and bring to life what the daily experience in colonial Nieuw Amersfoort was like.

Choose one hands-on activity: Butter Churning, Herbal Sachet Making, Quill Pen Writing, or Wool Felting

Subjects Covered

history, colonial times, immigration, 17th century, agriculture, social studies

Grades
k-2, 3-5, 6-8
Capacity
30 stu., 1 chap. per 6 stu.
Activity

field trip

Duration
90 min.
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