Heritage Museum

Education Community Sponsors

Home School Tours

The Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida offers tours for Home School students once per quarter during the school year.  Each tour focuses on a different topic related to Northwest Florida history and includes a hands-on activity reinforcing the lesson. ​


All tours meet state standards for education for grades K-6. 

Space is limited.  No walk-ins please.

Please call to pre-register (M/C, Visa)  850-678-2615


Four Children with Archaeology Teacher in Garden digging for artifacts

​​​​​Dates:                       Tour Topics:                                Hands-on Activity

​August 18, 2017          Pollinators Paradise                       Bird Feeder

Students will learn about pollinators and their importance to our environment and food sources.  Plus they will learn about photosynthesis and the rain cycle.  

November 17, 2017     Native Americans to Pioneers        Pinch Pots

​Students will look into the lives of NW Florida's Native Americans and Pioneers and a 1-room school house.

February 16, 2018       Historic Technology                        Catapults

Students will learn how technology has evolved through the years, what a simple machine is, and how machines are used to push and pull making work and other tasks easier for humans. 

May 18, 2018               Can You Dig It?                        Pottery Rubbings

Students will use authentic tools and learn about archaeology digging in Paradise Gardens.

Time:   1 PM - 2:30 PM

Cost:   $8 per student, 1 parent per family FREE, $3 each additional adult

           $6 per student for Museum Family Members

Children 4 & under are free   or   $3 if they want to do the hands-on activity.

​PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED  (M/C, Visa)  Call:  850-678-2615

Call the Museum to register: 850-678-2615

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