Teachers:

Tours and Field Trips

Programs and Group Tours can be arranged during

regular hours with completion of Reservation Form.

Group tours can be designed for:

  • School Field Trips                                                                                                              \(typical groups of 20 – 25 with teacher supervision)

  • Scouts (Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts)

  • ​Home School Groups

  • Seniors

  • Churches

  • Clubs (Lion Club, Rotary Club, Book Clubs)

  • Other Organizations

Tour times can vary depending on your needs. A general tour of the Heritage Museum and all three galleries will take approx. 20 minutes.

Suggested entry Fee: Adults-$2.00 Children $1.00 or more if you desire.

A general tour of the Strake-Gray Oilfield House will take approx. 30 minutes. Suggested Entry Fee: Adults - $2.00 Children $1.00 or more if you desire.

To Register

Travel Trunks

Explore the contents of a “tub of goodies” that relate to your social studies and science classroom content. This Traveling Trunk helps students have a better look at history with a real time, hands-on approach.

Contents of each of the trunks are listed below:

 

Indian Trunk Inventory includes:

Framed arrowheads, Leather arrow carrier, baby Moccasins and rattle, Beaded shirt and skirt, Dress with shells, Bead necklace, Black Bear claw and claw necklace, Coral and Turquoise, Clay, Corn god, Drum/drum stick, Hand-dyed yarn, Feather headdress, Buffalo and Steer horns, Indian beads, Indian corn, Indian writing on a rock, Lacrosse ball, Loin cloth, Mandella, Mecal berries, Navaho blanket rug, Ribbon shirt, Peace pipe, Raccoon skin, Rabbit skin, Reed basket, Painted clay pot and ball, and a Tomahawk.

 

One-Room Schoolhouse Trunk Inventory includes:

McGuffey’s Primer, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th reader, McGuffey’s speller, Slates and slate pencils, School bell, Writing quill, Drinking water bucket, Collapsible cup, Gourd dipper, Arithmetic sack, Lunch bucket, Switches, Dunce cap, Reward of Merit and Perfect Attendance Certificate, Rag ball, Heritage doll, Corn jacks, Marbles, Jump rope, Whistle, Metal hoop and guiding stick, Pictures from one-room schoolhouses, and game instructions for hopscotch, blind man’s bluff, handy-over/pigtail.

 

Seashell Trunk Inventory includes:

A Golden Guide for ”Seashells of the World” and hundreds of actual seashells, boxed, labeled and identified with page numbers for reference. A fun fact questionnaire, with answer sheet is included.

If you and your school are interested in reserving one of our teaching Trunks, please fill out the Request a Trunk form.

***Two weeks notice please and return within two weeks. If you need additional time, please let us know when the Trunk is checked out.***

Speakers Bureau

If you would like one of our board members to come to your classroom, school, organization or meeting and share information about the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, please contact us:

Heritage Museum of Montgomery County

(936) 539-6873

HMExecutiveDirector@consolidated.net

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