Field Trips

Educational Programs

By appointment on weekdays

Per Student: $10
Adult Chaperone: $10
Teachers: free of charge
Homeschooling adults: free of charge for two teachers accompanying up to ten children.

The Hammond-Harwood House offers educational programs for public, private and home-schooled children of all ages. Programs can be adapted for other children's groups, just ask!

We also participate at: MySchool Summer Scavenger Hunt


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60-minute program

Children will travel back in time to the 17th and 18th century and learn about life then and compare it to life now. We will explore various parts of the house and garden including the Dining room, Ballroom, Old kitchen and more!

Children will have the opportunity to dress up in colonial costumes and will complete a craft to take home as a souvenir.

60 minute program

Featuring the special exhibition, Ambition: Charles Willson Peale in Annapolis, children will learn about the varied and interesting life of American painter, Charles Willson Peale.

Children will learn fun and engaging ways observe and analyze art through viewing the portraits in the galleries. Using costumes and props, children will recreate one of three Peale portraits and they will create a colonial trades sign to take home.

60 minute program

All troops must be accompanied by leaders/chaperones

$7 per scout, leaders/chaperones- free

Earn your Playing the Past badge at the historic Hammond Harwood House.

Explore what it was like to live in the past. Scouts will learn about daily life in the 17th and 18th century. What did people wear? What jobs did they do? What games did they play?

Scouts will have the opportunity create a character and dress up in colonial costumes. They will complete a craft to take home as a souvenir.


Field Trip Reservation

Request a field trip at least three weeks before your desired date using the form below. Your reservation is not finalized until you receive a confirmation via email.

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  • About Your School

  • Name of School (Home-school Organization or Homeschool)
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