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Tour Name & Description

Tour Length

Grade(s)

Maximum number of students

Curricular connections

Self-Guide Tours

       

Self-Guide Standard Tour

During an interactive tour of the "Winston S. Churchill: A Life of Leadership" exhibit, students learn about Churchill's life experiences and leadership qualities through a multi-scensory experience.

1 1/2 - 2 hours

4-12, College

140

Language Arts, Social Studies, Cultural Studies, Leadership, Science, Visual Arts

         

World of Winston*

Self-guide tour using The Museum Experience I: The World of Winston workbook. This tour option includes pre-visit activities that should be completed in the classroom prior to the museum experience. Divided into teams, students examine Churchill's world through his travels, using their communication skills to describe his journeys in first-person accounts.

1 1/2 - 2 hours

4-5

140

Social Studies, Cultural Studies, Leadership

         

Winston's Changing World*

Self-Guide tour using The Museum Experience II: Winston's Changing World workbook. Winston's Changing World provides students a view of the changing technologies in Churchill's world, from horseback on the northwest frontier in India to the world's nuclear capabilities of the Cold War. Analyzing the use of technologies, students will examine Churchill's leaderhip.

1 1/2 - 2 hours

6-8

140

Social Studies, Science, Leadership, Cultural Studies

         

20th Century Leaders*

Self-Guide tour using The Museum Experience III: 20th Century Leaders workbook. The tour engages high school students in following the voice and actions of Churchill as a leader, focusing on his allies and enemies through three wars. Students will better understand how a leader gathers evidence from his experiences and uses it to help shape the world's future.

1 1/2 - 2 hours

9-12, College

140

Language Arts, 

Social Studies

         

Scavenger Hunts

Self-Guide tour with three worksheet options.

  • Grades PreK-3: Identify objects and pictures throughout the exhibit
  • Grades 4-8: Questions about Churchill's life and career
  • Grades 9-12, College: Fun and interesting questions about Churchill, Church of St. Mary, and the Berlin Wall

1 - 1 1/2 hours

K-12, College

140

Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts, Cultural Studies, Architecture

Temporary Exhibit Tours

With  each new temporary exhibit, the Museum will have one lesson plan to coordinate. There will also be a children's area with hands-on elements.

Included in main exhibit tour

All grades

 

 

Guided Tours

       

Walk in Churchill's Shoes Guided Tour

Build leadership skills with this team oriented workshop. The group will discuss what makes a good leader, create a working definition of leader/leadership, and discover Churchill's leadership style and how it changed through his lifetime.

1 1/2 - 2 hours

4-12, College

25

Language Arts,
Social Studies, Leadership

         

The Era of the Iron Curtain Guided Tour

A guided tour focusing on teh events surrounding Churchill's 1946 Iron Curtain speech and the Cold War that followed. There is an optional paper assignment as a post-visit activity.

1 1/2 - 2 hours

9-12, College

25

Social Studies

         

Guided Video Tour

Students complete a worksheet while watching three key videos, pre-WWII, WWII, and Churchill's visit to Fulton. This tour is ideal for groups limited on time.

45 minutes - 1 hour

4-12, College

25

Social Studies

*These tours require pre-visit classroom activities to be done prior to students' arrival at the Museum. To view the lesson plans and workbooks, visit Teacher Resources.

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”

Winston S. Churchill