Education: The Historian’s Apprentice

The Historian’s Apprentice

Students will step into the role of historian and have the opportunity to study and transcribe primary source documents, learn how to take an oral history, observe best practices for the preservation and handling of historical materials, and work collaboratively to create a museum-quality display of artifacts. An admissions tour of Kean University can follow the program.  Historian’s Apprentice is additionally available as a virtual field trip or as an outreach program!


Program Availability: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Recommended Grade Level: 9th – 12th

Program Length:  Approximately 2 hours, please allow additional time for a tour of Kean University.

Group Limit: Up to 130 Students (for larger groups, please inquire)

Admission: $12.00 per student

1 free adult for every 10 students, additional adults are $14.00 each

Book Your Trip

Please contact Hannah Gaston, Education Coordinator at 908.527.0400 or