Students learn about history at the Stroud Mansion

ABOUT STUDENT TOURS

The historic Stroud Mansion, built in 1795 on Main Street in Stroudsburg, offers many opportunities for educational field trips for students of all ages. The focus of the field experience can be customized to the classroom curriculum and student developmental levels.

The Stroud Mansion features the Stroud room, Victorian parlor, tool and weapon room, antique toy room, an extensive collection of Native American artifacts, Colonial kitchen and research library.

Our regular student tour visits the entire Stroud Mansion.

Our special “Colonial America” tour, suitable to younger students, features a visit to the Colonial kitchen and the Stroud parlor only, and includes an age-appropriate activity.

The MCHA Education Committee will work with you to design student tours to meet specific needs.

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STUDENT TOURS
for Monroe County teachers

Monroe County Historical Association
Tours may be scheduled Tuesday through Friday, between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Tours last two hours, so please plan accordingly.
MCHA-sponsor schools/districts
     $5/student
Nonsponsoring schools
     $6/student

570 421 7703 or Contact Us

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT STUDENT TOURS

Please read this information carefully and then register for your tour. Await our confirmation via email. Payment is made upon arrival at the mansion for your tour.

TOUR TIMES: Tours may be scheduled Tuesday through Friday between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Please submit a desired date and an alternate date or dates on your tour request form.

This is a two-hour tour. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time, for orientation.

Please reserve early enough to allow our staff/volunteers to schedule your desired date.

ACCESSIBILITY: The Stroud Mansion is a historic 1795 building and only the first floor is wheelchair accessible.

STUDENT BEHAVIOR: Exhibits and items in the collection of the Stroud Mansion are museum-quality; therefore, museum etiquette is required. Please review the tour descriptions, and consider the application to your grade level(s). Students must stay with their group, attended at all times. Unless directed, nothing should be touched, leaned or sat upon.

No food, drink or smoking is permitted.

ADULT SUPERVISION: We require one adult supervisor to accompany every six elementary students scheduled for a tour. (1:6)

We require one adult supervisor for every 10 older students. (1:10)

For the security of our exhibits, only two classes (a total of 50 students) can be accommodated in the mansion at one scheduled time. Classes may be divided for tours on separate dates.

TOUR FEES: Fees are payable in full, by cash, check or credit card (Mastercard, Visa) upon arrival at the mansion. We will provide a receipt for your visit at this time.

The cost is $5 per student for schools or districts that are MCHA educational sponsors.

The cost is $6 per student for non-sponsoring schools.

Teachers and other adults accompanying student tours as the required number of supervisors are admitted free. Additional adults are welcome, but will be charged the student admission fee.

PARKING: There is no parking at the Stroud Mansion. Metered parking is along Main and 9th streets. Students may be dropped off and picked up at the Main Street entrance to the Stroud Mansion.

CANCELLATIONS: If your group must change or cancel a tour, please provide at least 24 hours notice. If the tour was scheduled for a Tuesday, cancellations must be made by the Friday before the scheduled tour by 4 p.m.

Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to sharing Monroe County’s rich history with you and your students.

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