Get your students out of the classroom to see the city! During these fun programs, we hop on your bus and take your students on a history adventure throughout Appleton. 


The group is responsible for bus transportation; the museum does not have a bus. When you request a bus, please also request a microphone/PA system for the docent to use. 


Length: 1 hour

Capacity: up to 60 students

Rates: $5 per student or minimum of $100

1 chaperone for every 8 students is free, additional chaperones will pay the adult group rate


​Programs

Appleton History Highlights Tour

Guided by Museum staff, this bus tour takes students through the City of Appleton, highlighting points of local history. 

Recommended Grade Level: 2nd-5th*


Black History Bus Tour
Bring your class on a bus tour of historical sites associated with Appleton's historic black community and the Civil Rights Era.

Recommended Grade Level: 5th-12th*




To Book A Program
Email our Education & Collections Manager, Erin Comer (Erin@myhistorymuseum.org) and include the following information:

  • Your School's name
  • Your School's mailing address
  • How many students will be attending
  • The students' grade level
  • How many teachers will be attending
  • How many chaperones will be attending
  • At least 2 days that work for you to schedule the program
  • Times that work for you to schedule the program

​Once we receive all of this information, we will confirm a date and time for the program and send you an invoice. 

Bus Tours

*These programs are best for grades 1-5. If your class is outside of this range and you would like to book a virtual program, please contact us. We can adjust the content as needed.

Get the most out of your bus reservation!

Pair your bus tour with a visit to the History Museum and Hearthstone Historic House!

Masks Required


Open Friday - Sunday

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI

920-735-9370