Museum Tours & Programs

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Van Riper-Hopper House Museum
State & National Register of Historic Place

Historic House Tours

Date: Open year-round By Appointment
Time: Flexible
Locations: Van Riper-Hopper House Museum and Mead-Van Duyne HouseMuseum
533 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ

Schuyler-Colfax House Museum
2343 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ
Closed for rehabilitation.
Admission: $5 adult; $2 child
Contact: 973-694-7192 or email

Special Events:


 Title: Behind-the Scenes Program Series 
 Date: February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 14, 21, 28
Time:  Tuesdays - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM or 7:00 PM to 8:00PM
Summary:   For prospective volunteers, tour guides, high school or college
Students: A different topic each date ranging from local history to historic architecture, artifact care and interpretation
Admission:   MUST PRE-REGISTER AT LEAST ONE DAY AHEAD. Free-will donation
Contact: 973-694-7192 
Flyer:  View 





Programs for Schools


Title: Girl Scout Programs - Daisy, Brownie, Junior
Girl Scout Gold Award Projects 
Date: By Appointment
Time: By Appointment
Summary: Van Riper-Hopper House Museum staff helps Scouts fulfill  Petal, Try It or Badge requirements in one visit.
Admission: $7.00 per Scout
Contact: 973.694.7192 or email
Flyer: View



Title: Grade 3 Class Trip “Your Community in the 1700s” 
Date: By Appointment
Time: Flexible
Summary: Hands-on, interactive, researched, thematic – 1.5 hr.
Based on Wayne text and NJ Core Curriculum Standards
Admission: $50 per class – Maximum 30 students 
Contact: 973.694.7192 or email 
Flyer: View



Title: Grade 4 Class Trip Combo “New Jersey” 
Date: By Appointment
Time: Flexible
Summary: Morning – Dey Mansion “Revolutionary War Headquarters”
Afternoon - Van Riper-Hopper House Museum and Mead-Van Duyne House Museum at one site “On the Home Front” 
Admission: Dey Mansion - Contact for fees.
Contact: 973.694.7192 or email
973-696-1776 Dey Mansion
Flyer: None Available



Title: My Passport to NJ – Grade 4 –Wayne Teacher Assignment
Date: September thru June 7
Time: By appointment
Summary: Brief, fun tour designed to answer your worksheet questions Van Riper-Hopper House Museum and Van Duyne House Museum
533 Berdan Ave., Wayne
Invite your classmates and come in small groups
Admission: Freewill donation
Contact: 973.694.7192 or email 
Flyer: Work sheet from teacher or museum coordinator



Title: TEACHING TOOL KIT
Summary: “BRING THE HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUMS TO YOUR CLASS” 
Free to Wayne Township Grade 4 teachers
To obtain your kit view the flyer
Flyer: Teaching Tool Kit flyer Programs for Scouts



Scout Programs


Title: Club Scout Program
Date: By Appointment
Time: 1 hour
Summary: Van Riper-Hooper House Museum and Mead Van Duyne House Museum
533 Berdan Ave., Wayne
Bear Achievement #3, c and b
Admission: $5.00 per Scout; leaders free; for Cub Scouts only
Contact:  973.694.7192
 


University Internship Program
 
 

Town Hall

475 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesdays open until 7:00 pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays

Wayne DPW Complex

201 Dey Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Weekdays 7:30am-3:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays