School Tours

Standard House Tour

Time required: 1.25 hours
Cost: $2.50 per student

Students of all ages are invited to experience eighteenth-century colonial lifestyles and history. Students will explore the lavish public rooms and comfortable family quarters while hearing about the Wilton’s famous visitors, including Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and the Marquis de Lafayette. After the tour, elementary grade students jump into the fashions of the day by participating in a colonial clothing and accessories demonstration.

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