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Field Trips & Tours

corner.educationTours may be booked for groups of all sizes and ages, including schools, colleges, veterans’ organizations, and senior groups. An area can be reserved for brown bag lunches subject to availability.

Guided School Tours

Soldiers & Sailors offers guided tours to all groups. The tour lasts about 1 hour and is led by an experienced docent. Tours can be of the entire museum or focused on a particular area of study (see bottom left). The cost of the tour is $5 per person and for school groups chaperones are free.

VIP Tour

Our most interactive and engaging museum experience. Students tour the museum in squadrons (10-15 students). Each student is assigned a role to play (commander, musician, photographer, etc.). Students learn the importance of cooperation and teamwork in the military. Students participate in letter and diary writing activities and other hands-on experiences. The tour last 2.5 hours. Teachers can choose from 4 VIP tour topics: Civil War, WWI, WWII, or Cold War Conflicts – Korea & Vietnam. Teachers pre-assign student roles. The cost of the tour is $6 per student and chaperones are free. Every student on the VIP tour receives a personal dog tag, a digital picture of their squadron and an educational packet containing a list of causes and effects, .a timeline, a map and a bio of a commanding officer.

For more information contact Tim Neff at 412.621.4253 ext. 219

education.fieldtripsCustomized Tours:

The Civil War
World War I
World War II
The Home Front
Korea & Vietnam
Women & War
African Americans & War

The Education Dept.
Tim Neff – Ext. 219
Director of Education & Curatorial Services