WINTER BREAK CRAFT DAY AT THE MUSEUMS Get out of the house and have some indoor fun at the Monroe County Local History Room and Deke Slayton Museum on Thursday, December 28th, from 10am-1pm, come and go... Click here for more
Special Holiday Hours LHR will be closed on 11/23, Thanksgiving Day, but will be open Fri... Click here for more
These interactive programs can be conducted on site at the Local History Room in Sparta or can be brought to your classroom (anywhere in Monroe County).
Programs can be adapted to high school aged students.
All programs correlated to Wisconsin Model Academic Standards and Common Core State Standards for Literacy in All Subjects.
The Local History Room provides most, if not all, of the materials used in the programs, and provides all of its own equipment.
There is a $1 per student fee for Local History Room programming both at the museum and in the classroom.
During each program, students will listen to a presenter, look at images, handle objects, and participate in physical activities. Always inform us of any special-needs students so that we may make any necessary adaptations.
Programming is designed to serve an average classroom size of 15-25 students. Other sizes can be accommodated for certain programs.
Please call at least three weeks in advance to schedule a program.
The Deke Slayton Space and Bicycle Museum shares a building with the Local History Room and also provides educational programming (for a fee). To visit both sites in one trip call: 608-269-0033.
Click HERE to book your school group at LHR or to ask a question