Guided Tour Options for Students
Reservations required for all group tours

Group Tour pricing for groups of 10 or more:
Students (ages 6-12) $5.00
Students (ages 13+) $7.00
Group Representative Free
Classroom Teachers Free
Chaperones (1 for every 10 students) Free
Bus Drivers Free
Additional Adults $7.00
Rates are subject to change without notice.

Special small group pricing is available for groups of fewer than 10 people. Contact us for more information.

Our educational programs are conducted by professional Historical Interpreters and meet or exceed the following Virginia Standards of Learning: History K.2, 1.1, 2.3; Geography K.3, 1.6; Economics K.6, 1.7, 3.8; Civics 3.12; Virginia Studies VS.1, VS.7a-c; US History to 1865 USI.1a, b, e, i, USI.9; US History 1865 to Present VUS.7a.

When planning your trip remember that a visit to our Museum Store is strongly encouraged. Students will find many items to reinforce and continue their history experience. Students can practice their reasoning and math skills through the processes of shopping, making choices, and calculating prices and tax. All proceeds support operation of the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park.

The time commitment indicated for each tour does not include lunch or restroom breaks or a visit to the Museum Store. Please plan extra time for these activities. Visit the “Just for Teachers” link and download the field trip packet for more information on picnic facilities.

When you are ready to book your tour, CLICK HERE!

Private’s Tour: Our basic tour package!
Time commitment: 2 hours

Features:
• Interactive orientation to the Park
• Hall of Valor Museum Scavenger Hunt
• Interactive, hands-on program, Equipping the Soldier
• Guided tour of the Battlefield

School of the Soldier Tour: Learn even more about life as a Civil War soldier!
Time commitment: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Features:
• Interactive orientation to the Park
• Hall of Valor Museum Scavenger Hunt
• Interactive, hands-on program, Equipping the Soldier
• Guided tour of the Battlefield
• School of the Soldier program



Cadet’s Tour: Enjoy seeing the Emmy-award winning film, “Field of Lost Shoes” in the Museum Theater!
Time commitment: 3 hours

Features:
• Interactive orientation to the Park
• Hall of Valor Museum Scavenger Hunt
• Interactive, hands-on program, Equipping the Soldier
• Guided tour of the Battlefield
• Emmy-award winning film, Field of Lost Shoes

Life on the Farm Tour: Perfect for grades K-3, this tour is fun for all ages!
Time commitment: 3 hours

Features:
• Good Fences Make Good Neighbors- build a split rail fence while learning about farming in the 19th century
• Games from the Farm- students discover how children in the 19th century enjoyed their free-time by playing period games
• Guided tour of the Bushong Farmyard
• Guided tour of 1825 Bushong Farmhouse
• Interactive exploration of the Bushong Family and the ways their lives were changed by the Civil War

When you are ready to book your tour, CLICK HERE!



Contact us by email
or by phone: 1.866.515.1864
New Market Battlefield State Historical Park
P. O. Box 1864
New Market, VA 22844

 

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