2014 Home School Days
Old Florida Museum
259 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084
www.oldfloridamuseum.com ~ email@example.com
Attention: Home School Leaders
Old Florida Museum is pleased to announce the
Eleventh Florida Home School Experience
January 14, 2014 from 9:30 to 1:30.
This interactive experience is designed to expose students to daily living activities of the Timucuan Indians, early Spanish settlers, and Florida Pioneer children, as well as the field of archaeology. We will reinforce some of the things they learned in the Game Zone at the Pioneer Barn. Every child can participate in the games.
The cost is $17.95 per person for ages three and up at the door. If you call and pay prior to December 31, 2013; you will receive the discounted price of $15.95 per person. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. (* Please note: coupons or tickets purchased or received from outside retailers are for our General Public tour only and may not be used for the Home School Experience. )These are guided educational tours, and are not to be confused with the General Public admission to the museum which is primarily "edutainment" in the Indian and Spanish areas only. The general public tour does not include the Archaeology, Florida Cracker Pioneer, or The Ships & Sailors Program. The regular price for these tours would be $28.50 per person.
Theme Dressed Guides will provide history and instruction in the use of tools and games for each historical time period. Participants will also complete a take-home project in each program area (Ships & Sailors Excluded). Old Florida Museum includes a Timucuan Indian council house and chief’s hut, a Spanish wattle and daub house, a Florida Pioneer one-room schoolhouse, and a mock archaeological dig, This year we are doing things a little differently (as a result of your feedback). We will start the day with our Indian and Spanish tours at 9:30, and then at 11:00 and 11:30 we will have a special “Ships & Sailors” program. You can opt to attend either program, or spend the whole hour at lunch if you like. There are several restaurants within walking distance or you are welcome to bring your own lunches and enjoy them in our outside picnic area or at the park across the street. At 12:00 we will begin our afternoon sessions in Pioneer and Archaeology, ending the day at 1:30. Our museum also includes the Old Florida General Store, featuring many unusual and old-fashioned items.
The Old Florida Museum is located at 259 San Marco Avenue at the corner of State Road 16 in St. Augustine, FL. Entrance is through the Old Florida General Store, which faces San Marco Avenue.
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