Education: Changing Childhood

Changing Childhood

Museum educators dressed in period clothes will guide students on a time travel adventure through five different generations: 1780s; 1820s; 1860s; 1900s; and 1940s.  Through artifacts, reproductions, and hands-on activities, students will explore how life has changed for children at Liberty Hall by comparing lighting, transportation, communication, technology, clothing, music, and toys. Additional workshops are available.


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

Recommended Grade Level: 1st – 5th 

Program Length: Minimum 2 hours

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


Additional Workshops Available!!

We offer four different educational workshops to complement your class trip. Available for grades Kindergarten-5th.