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Educational School Tours

The Morris-Jumel Mansion offers tours that can be customized to fit your interests as well as to facilitate curricular connections. We also offer additional art activities which enhance students' experience at the mansion by adding hands-on learning opportunities to each tour.  We also welcome groups that are multilingual including Spanish, French, and Italian. We offer tours for special needs groups and classes. Please let us know in advance so we can provide the best experience for your students! 

Booking Policy:

Educational school tours require 15 business days advanced registration to ensure we have educators to lead your tours. Schools must pay a non-refundable $100.00 deposit, per class, at least 2 weeks in advance of their scheduled trip before their reservation will be considered final.

Cost: $9 per student/ $6 per student for Title One schools with a $100 minimum per group. Maximum of 64 students (two simultaneous tours) for a typical tour.

Please note that we are  under a five year reinterpretation plan so some rooms may be different from your last visit. If you have any questions, please feel free to email: education@morrisjumel.org or call 212-923-8008. Thank you for your understanding.

Con Edison Family Days

Join us at the Morris-Jumel Mansion every second Saturday of the month from 12-2 PM for our Con Edison Family Days! Each month is a new experience highlighting life and history of the Mansion. This event is free with museum admission, and all ages are welcome.

Education Goals

To excite visitors about the lives of the individuals and groups that have contributed to the history of the Mansion, grounds, and  neighborhood. This includes the Mary and Roger Morris family and the Eliza and Stephen Jumel family, and those who worked for and with the families; George Washington, his troops, and others who occupied the house during the Revolutionary War;  the diverse groups  who became part of the neighborhood; along with the visual and performing artists who developed and were integral to the Harlem Renaissance.

To provide history education programming for children and young adults that responds to students’ needs by providing creative outlets through the arts and developing needed skills such as writing and critical thinking.

To provide entertaining and intellectually stimulating adult programming that presents Mansion and neighborhood history through theater, music from African American and European traditions, lectures, and guided tours on various themes.