The Octagon House offers an opportunity to explore a variety of educational venues. Tours take approximately 40-60 minutes each depending on size of group. Special request venues take 20 minutes each. Arrangement must be made at least a month prior to your visit. A $50 deposit must be made to secure the date selected. Final payment and count must be received 7 working days prior to your event.
If you wish to cancel or reschedule a program, please contact 586-781-0084 at least one week prior to your scheduled program. Your deposit will be refunded minus a $10 non-refundable administrative fee or your program will be rescheduled. Failure to provide one week notice will result in forfeiture of the deposit.
Dates and Times
Tuesday-Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm
Fees for Historical Tours
$5.00 per Scout/Student/Adult
$11.00 per Scout/Student/Adult with patch of the Octagon House
$2.00 per Scout/Student/Adult for each educational venue with the tour
Chores/Food – Chores of the period and butter making
Mystery History – A challenge to identify items from the past
Quilt Story – Language of the Quilt – Discover the hidden messages in the story of a quilt and the heartwarming tale of a young girl who created the quilt.
A Slaves Story – Learn the story about a slave “Box Brown” who escaped to freedom.
For additional information call 586-781-0084 or click here to email us.