top of page
School 4mp_edited.jpg

Education at MVHP

Ask about the following activities in the Wiggins General Store!

Field Trips

Springtime is field trip season! If you or someone you know is a local teacher, consider Manatee Village Historical Park for your next field trip.


To learn more about our field trip programming and to reserve a date for your school visit, contact the Education & Volunteer Coordinator, Allyson O'Leary, at 941-749-7165 or email


One Saturday per month, we offer a new installment in our lecture series. Lectures are written and presented by one of our staff members. These are free to the public, and on a first come first serve basis. 

Activity Books

For children looking for a more hands on approach to learning, we offer two Activity Books, designed for youth all ages. The options are:

Civil War Activity Book

Cow Hunter Activity Book

Scavenger Hunt

To help guide children and parents through our museum, we offer a picture based scavenger hunt for youth all ages! When you finish, stop by Wiggins to claim your prize!

Gather History Clues with Museum Artifacts

Our Gather History Clues with Museum Artifacts is intended for children ages 8+, and teaches children how to analyze historical documents!

bottom of page