Museum Tours & Programs

vanriphop
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 House Museum
533 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ
Admission: $5 adult; $2 child, Active military and five family members admitted free
  Schuyler-Colfax House Museum
2343 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ
Closed for rehabilitation.
Contact: 973-694-7192 or email



Special Events:


Title:  Veterans' Day Free Tours & Exhibit
Date:  Sunday, November 11th, 2018
Time:  1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Summary:  On the historical Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11, and the celebrated day off Nov. 12 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, experience a free tour of Van Riper-Hopper House Museum.
See special exhibits of Wayne’s veterans from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War; two heroes in particular.
Location:  533 Berdan Ave., Wayne, NJ 07470
Admission:  Free or free will donation
Contact:  973-694-7192 
Flyer:  View


Title: Holidays of New Jersey’s Past
Date: December 5 through 14
Time: 11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Summary: Celebrate holidays of NJ’s Past, recreating NJ Dutch holiday traditions from 1786 to 1928, when the Van Riper-Hopper family lived in the house. On the weekend enjoy hot cider and Dutch sweets. The Pines Lake Garden Club decorated the historical rooms, so you can immerse yourself in the sights and smells of holidays past. You will even hear traditional St. Nicholas Day Dutch songs.
Location: Van Riper-Hopper House Museum 533 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ
Admission: Adult $4; Child $1; Senior Citizen and College Student $3; Active military and five family members free.
Contact: 973-694-7192
Flyer: View


Programs for Schools


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: 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


Scout Programs

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: 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 7:00am-3:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays