Educational Opportunities

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Schools/Scout Groups

educational-opportunitiesThe 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.