Farmers' Museum

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The Farmers' Museum provides visitors with an immersive experience into village and farm life of 19th-century New York through authentic demonstrations and interpretive exhibitions. The museum also offers visitors of all ages an opportunity to revisit and rediscover the rich rural history and culture of New York State through a variety of educational programs offered throughout the year.

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For Teachers | Virtual Village

Harvest of History

The Farmers’ Museum is pleased to present Harvest of History, an interactive website and fourth-grade curriculum dedicated to agriculture and rural life in New York State. The website includes an interactive virtual tour of The Farmers’ Museum; a database of primary sources, including museum objects and documents; printable versions of the interdisciplinary curriculum; and links to relevant resources.

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For Teachers | Classroom Resources

The Farmers' Museum has a history of working closely with its sister institution, the New York State Historical Association, to provide curriculum materials and resources for the classroom. These lessons and activities bring history to life by delivering hands-on and engaging lessons for your students, while meeting New York State learning standards. They introduce students to key themes in New YorkState history, and help them to hone their analytical, interpretative, and literacy skills. 

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