Children's Summer History Fridays
TIME: 9:30 a.m. to Noon
AGES: Best for ages 5-12, but all are welcome!
July 5: Junior Archeologists
Have you ever dreamed of finding ancient artifacts? This is your chance to become a junior archeologist! Learn about the early Native American cultures in Texas, make your own ancient pot and find long-lost artifacts during an archeology dig!
July 12: Gone To Texas
It’s time to pack up your bags, hang your “Gone to Texas” sign on the door and head on down to the Lone Star State. After receiving your land grant from an empresario you will make your homestead on the Texas frontier!
July 19: Life During the Civil War
Experience daily life on the home front during the American Civil War in the Smith Family Cottage. Take a tour of their home before helping with the family’s chores including washing clothes, making butter and grinding corn.
July 26: Victorian Mystery
Channel your inner Sherlock Holmes and help solve a mystery! Explore the 1883 John and Lottie Moore home as you search for clues and perfect your own sleuthing skills. Help our detective solve the mystery before it is too late!
August 2: Life on the 1940s Homefront
Children played an important role by helping on the homefront during World War II! Join us this summer to make your own victory garden, learn Morse Code, see how far your parachute will fly and so much more! Together we can do it!
August 9: Summer Favorites
Let’s celebrate the end of summer with your favorite activities. Throughout the summer guests will vote on their favorite programs that they just can’t get enough of — and we will do them again!
Questions? Call the Museum at 281-342-6478 or email Jessica Avery for more information!