Homeschool Field Trip Days | Carousel Explorer

May: Carousel Explorer

How would you design a carousel? For this lesson, students will learn the history of our 109-year-old Euclid Beach Grand Carousel and get to ride it! Students will then study and classify the different types of carousel designs. Lastly, students will create their own carousel or carousel horse!

About Homeschool Field Trip Days

Hosted at the Cleveland History Center every third Wednesday of the month, this year’s Homeschool Field Trip Days will invite students to become explorers within our museum’s collections!

Appropriate for all ages. Students will be paired with a Museum Educator based on age (3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and 13+) to ensure age-appropriate program content.

Pricing

Students: $6 each | Parents: Free | Ages 0-2: Free

Includes full museum admission and space to eat lunch after the program. All programs include a ride on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel!

Click below to reserve your spot! For more information about the program, call 216-721-5722 x1502 or email education@wrhs.org.

 

Homeschool Field Trip Days | STEM Explorer

April: STEM Explorer

How do science and math affect everyday life? This month, students will study how the laws of math and science affect the way people live. Then, students will learn how museum engineers use STEM to create learning spaces for all visitors. Students will also be given the opportunity to create and crack different codes!

About Homeschool Field Trip Days

Hosted at the Cleveland History Center every third Wednesday of the month, this year’s Homeschool Field Trip Days will invite students to become explorers within our museum’s collections!

Appropriate for all ages. Students will be paired with a Museum Educator based on age (3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and 13+) to ensure age-appropriate program content.

Pricing

Students: $6 each | Parents: Free | Ages 0-2: Free

Includes full museum admission and space to eat lunch after the program. All programs include a ride on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel!

Click below to reserve your spot! For more information about the program, call 216-721-5722 x1502 or email education@wrhs.org.

 

History on Tap: A CLE Speakeasy

Celebrate the Jazz Age as you enjoy a craft cocktail in our historic Bingham-Hanna Mansion!

We’ll be exploring how Prohibition closed many Cleveland breweries, while also sparking a Speakeasy boom and the rise of the MOB era. Dress to impress, wear your dancing shoes and enjoy an evening out in the Roaring 20s.

 

ADMISSION:

$15 member open bar wristband  (Advance online purchase only)

$25 non-member open bar wristband (Advance online purchase only)

 

DAY OF – Regular admission prices

$10 adults

$9 seniors

FREE for WRHS Members

 

Beverage Cost:

$7 cocktail

$5 wine

$4 GLBC bottle beer

TBD- Bourbon Tasting and/or Premium Craft Cocktail

 

Click here for a full list of upcoming History on Tap dates

Homeschool Field Trip Days | Native American Culture Explorer

March: Native American Culture Explorer

How have different Native American cultures transformed Cleveland? First, students will discover how we learn about prehistoric peoples and their cultures. Next, students will learn about the groups of Native Americans have called Cleveland and Ohio home from past to present. Then, they will compare and contrast these different historic cultures that have lived in Ohio.

About Homeschool Field Trip Days

Hosted at the Cleveland History Center every third Wednesday of the month, this year’s Homeschool Field Trip Days will invite students to become explorers within our museum’s collections!

Appropriate for all ages. Students will be paired with a Museum Educator based on age (3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and 13+) to ensure age-appropriate program content.

Pricing

Students: $6 each | Parents: Free | Ages 0-2: Free

Includes full museum admission and space to eat lunch after the program. All programs include a ride on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel!

Click below to reserve your spot! For more information about the program, call 216-721-5722 x1502 or email education@wrhs.org.

 

Homeschool Field Trip Days | Cleveland Explorer

February: Cleveland Explorer

How have the lives of Clevelanders changed through time? In this program, students will skills to compare and contrast “long ago” and “today.” Then, they will examine how Cleveland has changed over time. Students will understand how the idea of childhood and growing up have evolved throughout history as a result of changing work responsibilities and their surrounding environment.

About Homeschool Field Trip Days

Hosted at the Cleveland History Center every third Wednesday of the month, this year’s Homeschool Field Trip Days will invite students to become explorers within our museum’s collections!

Appropriate for all ages. Students will be paired with a Museum Educator based on age (3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and 13+) to ensure age-appropriate program content.

Pricing

Students: $6 each | Parents: Free | Ages 0-2: Free

Includes full museum admission and space to eat lunch after the program. All programs include a ride on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel!

Click below to reserve your spot! For more information about the program, call 216-721-5722 x1502 or email education@wrhs.org.

 

Homeschool Field Trip Days | Transportation Explorer

January: Transportation Explorer

Why is transportation important? During this field trip, students will study how transportation has changed over time, specifically the role Clevelanders played in changing forms of transportation. They will learn more about Cleveland’s rich history as a transportation center and worldwide car capitol.

About Homeschool Field Trip Days

Hosted at the Cleveland History Center every third Wednesday of the month, this year’s Homeschool Field Trip Days will invite students to become explorers within our museum’s collections!

Appropriate for all ages. Students will be paired with a Museum Educator based on age (3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and 13+) to ensure age-appropriate program content.

Pricing

Students: $6 each | Parents: Free | Ages 0-2: Free

Includes full museum admission and space to eat lunch after the program. All programs include a ride on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel!

Click below to reserve your spot! For more information about the program, call 216-721-5722 x1502 or email education@wrhs.org.

 

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Homeschool Field Trip Days | Special Curator Session

December: Special Curator Session

Join us for a special hands-on session with our curators! Choose from one of the two options below:

Option 1: Hands-On History—Cleveland at War. Explore the life of a soldier and get hands-on with the materials and equipment Clevelanders would have dealt with during historic wartime experiences. Curator of Collections & Exhibits Eric Rivet will describe how wars of the past have affected Cleveland and walk students through the daily experiences of soldiers in the field.

Option 2: Behind-the-Scenes Costume Experience—Si Jolie. Meet our Museum Advisory Council Curator of Costumes & Textiles Patty Edmonson and enjoy a special curator-led tour of the beautiful exhibit, Si Jolie, to learn how French fashion influenced Clevelanders both abroad and right here in the city. Families will have a chance to experience more of the Chisholm Halle Costume Collection in a special way!

About Homeschool Field Trip Days

Hosted at the Cleveland History Center every third Wednesday of the month, this year’s Homeschool Field Trip Days will invite students to become explorers within our museum’s collections!

Appropriate for all ages. Students will be paired with a Museum Educator based on age (3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and 13+) to ensure age-appropriate program content.

Pricing

Students: $6 each | Parents: Free | Ages 0-2: Free

Includes full museum admission and space to eat lunch after the program. All programs include a ride on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel!

Click below to reserve your spot! For more information about the program, call 216-721-5722 x1502 or email education@wrhs.org.

 

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tours

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelight Tour Dates: November 29 and 30; December 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, and 22.

It’s 1915, and mysterious happenings have driven away the Blackwood family’s household staff, just in time for the holiday season. After answering a job advertisement, tour participants will arrive at the Blackwood mansion, a sprawling estate recently built by a wealthy industrialist in Cleveland’s fashionable Wade Allotment. Greeted by the few staff members who remain in the home, they wind their way through the mansion’s dark halls to get the lay of the land but soon find that something is amiss. Unexplained noises, footsteps in empty corridors, and strange sightings – are they all coincidence, or is there some truth to the old yuletide superstitions after all? True stories from Cleveland’s past help weave together this holiday mystery.

Tours depart every 30 minutes beginning at 5:30pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. The final tour of the evening will depart at 8:00pm.

Reservations Required | To register, please call 216-721-5722 x1003 or email tickets@wrhs.org.

Tickets

$20 nonmembers; $15 members; group rates available.

Holiday Open House

Kick off the season with a Holiday Open House in our Hay-McKinney Mansion! This year, help decorate our mansion for the holidays and get a behind-the-scenes look as we install our special holiday exhibits. Children are invited to decorate their own holiday treats and create cards to take home or to send to veterans at the neighboring Louis Stokes VA Hospital. Then, venture upstairs for story time in the home’s historic nursery before exploring the rest of our galleries.

In appreciation of your membership, this event will be offered at no cost to WRHS members. General admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children and includes admission to all museum exhibits PLUS two rides apiece on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel.

Click below to reserve your tickets. For assistance, please call 216-721-5722 x1502 or email education@wrhs.org.

Activities

Dress the Hay | Help decorate the Hay-McKinney Mansion for the holidays and go behind-the-scenes to watch as our curatorial staff installs a special holiday pop-up exhibit in the mansion.

Cookie Decorating | Decorate your own holiday treats!

Holiday Craft | Create your own holiday cards to send to a loved one OR to a veteran at the Louis Stokes VA Hospital.

Story Time | Gather in our children’s nursery for readings from your favorite classic holiday stories. (Readings offered every 30 minutes, beginning at 1:30pm.)

Homeschool Field Trip Days | Citizenship Explorer

November: Citizenship Explorer

What does citizenship mean to you? For this month, students will answer what it means for them to be a “citizen” and discuss what it means for others as well. Additionally, students will learn how they can effect change for the benefit of themselves and others.

About Homeschool Field Trip Days

Hosted at the Cleveland History Center every third Wednesday of the month, this year’s Homeschool Field Trip Days will invite students to become explorers within our museum’s collections!

Appropriate for all ages. Students will be paired with a Museum Educator based on age (3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and 13+) to ensure age-appropriate program content.

Pricing

Students: $6 each | Parents: Free | Ages 0-2: Free

Includes full museum admission and space to eat lunch after the program. All programs include a ride on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel!

Click below to reserve your spot! For more information about the program, call 216-721-5722 x1502 or email education@wrhs.org.