$4.00 each for all Students and Chaperones - (Bus drivers free)

$7.00 each for Adult/Senior Tours

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Our tours have become very popular and we are booking well in advance. We try to limit our groups to between 10 and 120 guests. If schools have larger groups, please call 352-567-0262 to work out accommodations. Scroll to the bottom for special field trip days or group tour activities.

How to Book a Field Trip or a Group Tour:

Contact us for date availability 352-567-0262 or
email: curator@pioneerfloridamuseum.org           

If you email please include: (copy and paste or click here to fill out form)

1. Date and time requested:

2. Total number of guests ____ adults ___ students___

3. If students, age/grade level and school or group:

4. Are you arriving by school, tour bus, mini-bus or extended van?

5. Will your students shop in the gift shop? (We have items starting at .25)

6. Any special requests or accommodations needed:

7. Contact person, email, phone number:

8. A confirmation email will be sent to you. Please check the information for accuracy and report any discrepancies immediately. Please initial________

9. We understand that circumstances change and things happen. Please let us know if you need to cancel a tour or if you are running late. Our wonderful docents come from up to 45 minutes away to volunteer their time as our tour guides. If you are more than 20 minutes late, your guided tour may be canceled or cut short. You may still tour the grounds, but it may be self guided.

10. Please give a one week notice for cancellations or a change in the number of guests or we may bill you for the full amount of your tour. We appreciate your consideration. Thank you for your cooperation. Please initial ______

 

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

  • We conduct field trips and group tours year round.
  • We prefer to start at 10:00 a.m., but can accommodate other times. 
  • Reservations are required for field trips or group tours.
  • Field trip or group tours must consist of a minimum of 10 participants and require a minimum of one adult per 12 children.
  • Each field trip lasts approximately 1 1/2 to two hours and is comprised of fifteen minute-long stations. A restroom break is included. All tours will be completed before breaking for lunch.
  • You may bring a lunch and have a picnic at the museum. Tables are available for your use.
  • You have the choice of visiting our Gift Shop. We have a variety of merchandise starting at $0.25. We prefer to have no more than a dozen students in the gift shop at one time. We ask that you rotate your group so everyone has a turn. 
  • Teachers and parents should encourage children to dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather.
  • Closed toe shoes such as sneakers are suggested.
  • The museum sells water and soda in the gift shop.
  • Please book your school buses or transportation well in advance.

Guided Tour may include:

  • The Trilby Train Depot and a 1913 H.K. Porter #3 Steam Engine
  • Lacoochee One Room School House and Enterprise Methodist Church built in 1905
  • 1860's John Overstreet House
  • Vegetable garden, washboard laundry
  • C.C. Smith General Store
  • Mabel Jordan Barn - Tractors, Wagons & Buggies
  • Blanton Citrus Packing Plant
  • NEW- Blacksmith Shop and Woodworking Shop

Please pre-register and prepay PayPal.Me/PioneerFloridaMuseum unless other arrangements are made. Please call 352-567-0262 for assistance.

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SPECIAL LIVING HISTORY- CIVIL WAR SCHOOL FIELD TRIP DAY

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2019, 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. 

Click here: PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Step back in time, this day will consist of self-guided tours for public, private,and home school students. Students pass through a series of living history stations that reveal different aspects of the Civil War and life during the 1860’s. Some of the stations may include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Re-enactors in period dress/uniforms and in character
  • Encampments (Federal-Confederate)
  • Live music demonstrations of time period songs
  • Medical Hospital Units
  • Calvary Units
  • Food preferences and preparation, supplies, daily activities
  • Narrations by re-enactor soldiers about why they fight for the cause
  • Explanations about the different types of cannons and side arms
  • Blacksmith and wood wright demonstrations
  • All museum buildings open with tour guides, including the 1860's Overstreet House

Admission is $4 per person (students and chaperones) if pre-registered and pre-paid. Admission will be $5 per person at the gate, (cash or check) if pre-registered and un-paid.

Concessions will be open with hot dogs, burgers, grilled chicken, snacks, chips, desserts, ice cream, and drinks.

Lesson Plans

Florida State Standards Addressed by this field trip include, but are not limited to:

SS.4.A.5 - Crisis of the Union: Civil War and Reconstruction in Florida

SS.8.A.5 - Examine the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War and Reconstruction including its effects on American peoples.

SS.912.A.2 - Understand the causes, course, and consequences of the Civil War and Reconstruction and its effects on the American people.

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Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Pioneer Florida Museum & Village
15602 Pioneer Museum Road, Dade City, FL 33523
Mailing: P.O. Box 335  Dade City, FL 33526-0335
Phone: 352-567-0262