Education


Historic Newton offers a variety of programs that provide an engaging introduction to the study of the history of the United States as it is reflected in the City of Newton's own particular history. The programs offer groups of all ages the opportunity to learn through observing, discussing, and participating in hands-on activities.

School Group Programs: Our programs for school groups allow students to explore topics and themes in history including:

  • Native American history and culture
  • Daily life in the colonial era
  • Family life in the 19th century
  • The Underground Railroad
  • Methods in archaeological and historical research

Adult Group Programs: We offer programs both on-site and off-site for adult groups. Our programs offer new perspectives on events and themes in history and encourage thoughtful dialogue among participants.