Classroom Visits

Bring your classroom to MCHA or MCHA to your classroom!

Available Monday through Friday
Cost: $125 per group, up to 30 students
Program Length: 60 minutes

Battle of Monmouth

Available at the Museum or as a Traveling Trunk program
The group tours the museum’s permanent exhibition of the “Battle of Monmouth” illustrated by paintings and objects used on the battlefield. As an interactive Traveling Trunk program, costumed presenters discuss what led up to the Battle of Monmouth, what it was like to be a soldier during the Revolutionary War, and the aftermath. Artifacts are also passed around during this presentation.

From Fiber to Fabric

Available at the Museum or as a Traveling Trunk program
See the tools of textile production in action! Costumed interpreters show students how to card fiber, spin wool, and weave on a tape loom. Students learn which family members were needed to help and the value of fabric in the 18th century.

Lenape Life

Available at the Museum or as a Traveling Trunk program
The life of the Lenape is presented using maps, artifacts and reproductions. Interpreters help students understand the early culture of the region’s Native Americans.

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*We are not currently operating our classroom visits due to the pandemic. Please check back often for updates.*

Thank you to OceanFirst for sponsoring our educational programming.

Old Tennent Church

by Alessandro Mario,

oil on canvas, 1856.

Painting from

MCHA collection

70 Court Street

Freehold NJ 07728

732 - 462 -1466

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Monmouth County Historical Association received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.