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School Tours

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**Applicable to Indiana State Curriculum Guide for Social Studies Standards

 Harrison Home Tour: All Ages

Trained docents guide students through the elegant home of Indiana's only U.S. president. The dining room features presidential china, and Harrison's study is filled with personal belongings from his White House years. The majority of the house furnishings, which give an accurate view of the Victorian era, are original to the Harrison family, including the original wallpaper designs in the parlors and library. The third floor ballroom exhibit changes yearly.

  • Class size limit: 120 students
  • Length: 1 hour (at least)
  • Cost: $3.00

** (1st grade) 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.5, 1.2.6; (2nd grade) 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.2.2, 2.2.5, 2.2.6; (3rd grade) 3.1.4, 3.1.7, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 3.2.4, 3.2.5, 3.2.6; (4th grade) 4.1.3, 4.1.9, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.7; VA 4.1.1, VA 4.1.2, VA4.1.6, VA 4.8.1 (5th grade) 5.1.11, 5.1.16, 5.2.4, 5.2.6, 5.2.8, 5.2.9. 


 LIVE From Delaware Street: All Ages

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President and Mrs. Harrison welcome visitors to their home. They discuss their lives both as Indianapolis residents and as White House residents, while their staff shares family secrets with guests. This special program is offered four times a year. Please call for specific dates.

Class size limit: 80 students

Length: 1 hour 15 minutes

Cost: $4.00 student $8.00 adult

(These rates are for students and accompanying adults on pre-booked school tours.)

** (1st grade) 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.1, 1.2.5, 1.2.6; (2nd grade) 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.2.2, 2.2.5, 2.2.6; (3rd grade) 3.1.4, 3.1.7, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 3.2.4, 3.2.5, 3.2.6; (4th grade) 4.1.3, 4.1.9, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.7; (5th grade) 5.1.11, 5.1.16, 5.2.4, 5.2.6, 5.2.8, 5.2.9.

“An American citizen could not be a good citizen who did not have a hope in his heart.” ~ Benjamin Harrison

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