Homeschool Days



Tickets MUST be purchased in advanced for discounted rate and can only be redeemed on a Homeschool Day.

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

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Homeschool DaysAugust 24, 25, & 31, and September 1, 7, & 8, 2017
Special hands-on activities from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Historic District(900 Old Salem Road)

Join us for our annual Homeschool Days for home educated families!  You will be able to tour the historic district and learn what life was like in the Moravian congregation town of Salem. The day is interactive for the whole family with hands-on activities, demonstrations and costumed interpretation.

Some of the highlights for the day:

  • Visit the newly renovated Doctor’s House and learn about Dr. Vierling and his family, 18th and 19th century medical practices and see our new interactive exhibits.
  • Visit the St. Philip’s African-American complex and learn how to create a Kente weaving.
  • Try your hand at playing the game of nine pins!
  • Visit the Miksch House and garden and see what they are doing today!
  • Make a blank book to take home.
  • Make a botanical watercolor, like students would long ago.
  • Visit the Winkler Bakery.
  • See the craftsmen at work.
  • And much, much more!

Home educated families will receive our group tour rate of $11 per child (ages 4 through 18) and $23 per adult.  Children under 4 are free for tickets purchased in advance. Admission is free to Members of Old Salem.

Phone inquires: 1-800-441-5305.