School Programs

Historic House Trust sites offer a wide variety of programs for school class groups. For information on current programs, to discuss any special needs for your class, or to schedule a visit, please contact the education departments at each house directly:


Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Alyssa Fridgen, Education Director, and Curator
(718) 885-1461,

Children using watering cans in garden under adult supervision

Valentine-Varian House/Museum of Bronx History and Edgar Allan Poe Cottage
Angel Hernandez, Education Coordinator
(718) 881-8900,

Van Cortlandt House Museum
Michael Grillo, Education Director
(718) 543-3344,


Lefferts Historic House
Rafe Shaffer, Supervising Educator
(718) 789-2822 Ext. 304,

The Old Stone House
Maggie Weber, Educator
(718) 768-3195,

Girl in pink shirt carding wool as interpreter in costume and classmates look on

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum

Melissa Branfman, Director of Education
(718) 629-5400,


Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
Naiomy Rodriguez, Educator
(212) 304-9422,

Merchant’s House Museum
Emily Wright, Communication and Programs Coordinator
(212) 777-1089,

Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
Kelly Sweeney, Education Manager
(212) 923-8008,

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
Bruce Cannon, Artistic Director
(212) 988-9093,


Bowne House
Dr. Elizabeth Martin, Director of Education
(718) 359-0528,

King Manor Museum
Miriam Musco, Director Education
(718) 206-0545 Ext. 11,

Students with clipboards sit around clear bins filled with archaeological remains

Kingsland Homestead
Karyn Mooney, Education, and Outreach Coordinator
(718) 939-0647, Ext. 17,

Queens County Farm Museum
Ali Abate, Education Coordinator
(718) 347-3276, Ext. 302,


Alice Austen House Museum
Ann Marie McDonnell, Director of Education
(718) 816-4506,

Children sit and stand with cameras in front of school with blue door

Conference House
Amanda Granberg, Office Manager
(718) 984-6046,

Historic Richmond Town
Felicity Beil, Education Director
(718) 351-1611 Ext. 280,


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