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School Programs

Each year the Greenwich Historical Society hosts thousands of students and teachers at Bush-Holley House and barn, the centerpiece of our beautiful historic site on Cos Cob Harbor.   Our interactive, inquiry-based programs give students the opportunity to creatively explore topics and sharpen their critical thinking skills. Each experience is specially designed to complement classroom teaching while providing students and teachers a memorable day full of fun and discovery. Our programs cover topics such as Colonial American history, the American Revolution, slavery in the North, the Industrial Age and the development of American Impressionism. All programs meet state curriculum standards for both Connecticut and New York.

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School programs are scheduled Tuesdays‒Fridays starting at 10:00 am. Each program runs 1½ hours. Groups of up to 50 students can be accommodated at one time. One adult chaperone is required for every 10 students. Program fees are $5 per student. Teachers and adult chaperones attend programs for free. To book one of our exciting programs, call 203-869-6899.

Don’t see what you are looking for? Contact Heather Lodge at to discuss custom programs and pricing. Please note that a custom program will need a minimum of two months preparation time to conduct research and create materials. They are also subject to additional fees.