School Tours

Field trips at the Rassbach Museum and Fulton's Workshop allow students to experience the history of Dunn County, and the larger history of Wisconsin, up close.  Our tours are designed to meet grade appropriate learning objectives, and promote critical thinking, cooperation, and hands-on learning. 

 

Options for a school tour include:

  • Standard field trip: Explore the Rassbach Museum with a guided Museum Tour and Schoolhouse Tour (schoolhouse available April - November

  • Enhanced field trips: Add on a Museum Lesson, or a Design Challenge in Fulton’s Workshop.

 

Museum Lessons include:  

  • Life in a Wisconsin Logging Camp 

  • Pioneer Life

  • Historical Games (weather permitting)
     

These classes are 45 - 50 minutes. Only one class can be taken per tour group. 

Design Challenges include 

  • Make a Marble Run 

  • Mystery Bag Challenge 

Our staff will help put together a plan to meet your timeline and goals, and your in museum experience will be led by museum-trained guides.

Cost:

  • School tours are $3 per student

  • Chaperones and teachers are free

Additional Ideas:

If the weather is good, you can eat lunch in Wakanda Park. Consider visiting the Menomonie Lions Club Game Park next door which features buffalo, white-tailed deer and elk. An educational nature trail helps all ages learn about native trees and plants.

What teachers are saying: 

Moundsview, 4th Grade

“The logging lesson was rich in content, and very engaging. It was very impressive that all students were involved.”

Downsville Elementary, 4th Grade

“My favorite part of the lesson was the interactive history lesson! The kids learned so much and loved playing a role in history!”

Moundsview, 4th Grade

"The presenters are so passionate about the subject and it’s contagious for the kids! I can feel the energy every year!"

Check out our brochure for details:
 

Group Tours

Scout and other extracurricular groups — ask about how we can help you earn your badges and meet your goals! If you're interested in having a group come to the museum for a tour, please give us a call! We can work with you to schedule a tour that works to fit the needs of your group. Call the museum at 715-232-8685.