School Programs and Group Tours


School Programs

School ProgramsThe Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association welcomes the school-age child and teen to Deerfield with a number of adaptable age-appropriate, hands-on activities, available throughout the school year as well as during the summer. In addition to school programs, we offer custom designed scout programs and birthday parties. Below is a summary of our offerings:

Indian House School Programs
A variety of hands-on field trip activities for grades K-8 take place in this replica of a house which survived the 1704 attack on Deerfield. Click here for a description of the offerings and contact information. The Indian House Children’s Museum is also open to the public during the summer and early fall.

Memorial Hall Museum School Programs
For a description of field trip offerings and contact information, click here Memorial Hall Museum is also open to the public from May to October.

Fee for Indian House and Memorial Hall Museum field trips:
$6 per child for a 1/2 day visit (about 2 hours)
$10 per child for a full-day visit (about 4 hours).

To register for field trips or for more information, please contact Lynne Manring at 413-774-7476 x 33 or lmanring@deerfield.history.museum. Information about History Kits and History Labs for your classroom can be found here.

Scout Programs and Birthday Parties
For information, please contact Lynne Manring at 413-774-7476 x 33 or lmanring@deerfield.history.museum.

Museum/School Partnerships through CSL
PVMA has been involved in several Museum/School Partnerships through Community Service Learning. Please contact sdamkoehler@deerfield.history.museum if you are interested in working on a Community Service Learning project.


Group Tours

Memorial Hall Museum is adept at designing customized tours and lectures for varied special interest and study groups. If you’d like to discuss options for an adult or youth group, please contact the main office at 413-774-7476 x 10 or pvmaoffice@deerfield.history.museum.