Student Tours & Presentations

Seas Of Change: The Story Of Nassau County

Specially created for students of all ages and interests, this tour includes a lecture on the Timucuans, the Native Americans who occupied this area when Europeans first appeared on our shores. Venture onto the Discovery Ship and explore our outrageous and exciting history under eight flags. This tour lasts about one hour, to an hour and a half.  

Adventures In Architecture (3rd-College)

This tour includes a lecture and a walking tour of Fernandina’s historic district. Participants discover local architectural treasures, as revealed thorough discussion and observation with knowledgeable walking tour guides. (Specialty groups welcomed)

 

“Timuc-A-Who?” (K-5th grade)

Explore and discover the habits, crafts, and lifestyles of Amelia Island’s first residents, the Timucuans. As you venture through our history garden experience the local agriculture, animal life, and items used by natives in their everyday life. This one hour program also includes one of the hands-on projects listed:

  1. Build a Timucuan Village
  2. Craft a three coiled clay pot
  3. Design cultural masks  

Victorian Tea Program

What did ladies and gentlemen in the Victorian era wear? What were their habits? How did they live? This program introduces participants to the realities of Victorian life in Nassau County. A one to two hour visit includes a Victorian tea with goodies, and a presentation by a costumed docent.

 

For more details on the above tours, call Education Director, Thea Seagraves at (904) 261-7378 x105. Tour pricing, reservations requests, scheduling, and other pertinent information offered via email or phone. Group reservations must be arranged up to one week in advance of desired tour date.

 

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