Programs are designed by our Education Department to enrich the elementary curriculum. Each program details the life and history of the Harrison family and includes a first floor tour of the home. A group must have 12 students or more to schedule a program. For smaller groups, a Presidential Site tour is recommended.
Students experience history firsthand when they visit the home of Indiana’s only U.S. president. Programs are designed to enrich curriculum and are available for all elementary grades. Tours are applicable to the Indiana State Curriculum Guide for Social Studies Standards.Learn More
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site has created a new home base for at home educational content, including artifact spotlights, classroom activity guides, primary sources from the site’s collections, craft instructions, and more!Contact the Presidential Site to sign up for this free resource
A publication for the museum’s Education Department, 6 Essentials for Teaching Social Studies, is an insightful guide for teachers at all levels. Stories from within the Harrison home demonstrate the practical application and effectiveness of the teaching principles outlined in this book.Learn More
Programs are designed by our Education Department to enrich the elementary curriculum. Each program details the life and history of the Harrison family and includes a first floor tour of the home. A group must have 12 students or more to schedule a program. For smaller groups, a Presidential Site tour is recommended.Learn More
Mark your calendar! The 3rd Thursday of the month is Homeschool Day! Students who are homeschooled have the opportunity to gain a first-hard learning experience through several of our programs.Learn More
Since 1966, the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site has shared the legacy of 23rd U.S. President Benjamin Harrison with about 30,000 people annually. Through our #GivingTuesday campaign: we're raising funds to expand the opportunities for more children, youths and adults to experience this unique piece of American history. From daily tours and educational field trips to annual events and the Future Presidents of America leadership program, the Presidential Site has an experience for everyone. Show your support by Giving the Experience today!Donate
Thank you for being an important part of the Presidential Site and sharing a legacy in action!