Self Guided School Groups
Details - Educational institutions recognized by a federal, state or local government who are visiting Fort Necessity National Battlefield to satisfy curriculum requirements may request a waiver of the entrance fee. Schools and educational groups should schedule in advance and request a fee waiver form. Mid April through early June often fill early. Additional fees apply for Educational Programs -- see below.
On-site Programs for Groups
$2-8/person (in addition to entrance fee)
Details - Special interpretive programs can be arranged for groups in the meadow, Mount Washington Tavern, Braddock's Grave and/or Jumonville Glen. Subject to availability. Call 724-329-5811 for more information.
On-Site School Programs
Three Cultures in Conflict - 4th-6th grade
Details - This half-day program helps students learn about the French, the British and the American Indians; and the circumstances that led to war. The program includes a workshop in the learning lab where students learn about the three cultures through hands-on activities, a guided tour of the reconstructed fort, a tour of the exhibits, viewing the 20- minute film, visiting the bookstore and access to picnic tables for lunch.
Travelers and Workers Along the National Road - 3rd Grade
Details - This half-day program helps students learn about travel and travel accommodations on the National Road. The program includes a tour of the Historic Mount Washington Tavern, a workshop in the Learning Lab, a tour of the exhibits, viewing the 20-minute film, visiting the bookstore and access to picnic tables for lunch.
Guided Tours - 7th - 12th grade
Details - The teacher may select from several different guided tours and activities for their students: a tour to the reconstructed fort, a tour of the Mount Washington Tavern, a tours of the exhibits, viewing the 20-minute film, or visiting the bookstore. The group will have access to the picnic tables for lunch. Each tour last 45 minutes. For reservations call 724-329-8124.
Details - Park Rangers/Costumed interpreters are available for programs at your site. A nominal fee is charged to cover expenses. Call 724-329-5811 for more information.