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You are invited to explore Baltimore's Colonial past through the eyes of the Charles Carroll, Barrister and family at Mount Clare Museum House.

Students step back in time to the 18th century and experience life in colonial Maryland. See the everyday objects used by the Carrolls and their descendants and enjoy an intimate tour that will allow students to discuss the differences and similarities between life in the colonies and life now.

Led by trained docents in period clothing, the Mount Clare school programs are unique inquiry-based experiences for K-12 students. All programs are aligned with Maryland State content standards, Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards, and can be tailored to specific curriculum needs.


Field Trip to Mount Clare Museum House
$6.00 per student
Three Hours
Tour, Video, Daily Life Activity

The ultimate colonial experience. Students will tour the mansion, explore facets of colonial life with a costumed interpreter, play 18th century games, and make a craft to take home.

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$100 per classroom plus mileage
One Hour

The ultimate colonial experience. Students visit with a costumed interpreter, play 18th century games, and make a craft to take home. Costumed interpreter options include: Colonial Scientist, Tradesman/Servant (brickmaker), Colonial Surveyor, or Continental Soldier.

Lesson Plans and Activity Sheet

We have prepared lesson plans that meet the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 8th grade Maryland State Voluntary Curriculum goals as well as a student activity sheet. Click on the appropriate link to download the file in Adobe PDF format.

» Student Activity Sheet(19KB)   » Lesson Plan 345(804KB)   » Lesson Plan 8(255KB)
Tour Cost

Tour for Groups require minimum of 20+ for group rates
Chaperone ratio required is one adult per 15 students please.
Chaperones - $6.00 per person
Teachers complimentary

Please contact us at 410-752-2462, ext. 209, or director@mountclare.org if you have any questions about the Elementary School Tours program.

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