Explore the history of Old Bethpage Village and a 19th century Long Island agricultural community with your school or group.
Visit our historic farm, schoolhouse, general store and 19th century homes.
Learn about the agricultural skills, crafts and domestic activities of the era from costumed interpreters.
Watch as skilled craftsmen and women demonstrate their trades.
For a nominal fee, enjoy a 'Village Snack' of root beer and pretzel sticks at the Noon Inn and one of our famous candy sticks at the General Store.
Students have the opportunity to try their hand at activities such as writing on slate boards, churning fresh cream into butter, rolling wooden hoops on country roads, making string dolls, carding wool and other activities that illustrate 19th century life on Long Island.
Reservations for school or large groups must be made by telephone in advance of your planned visit. For more information, availability and educators and group rates, please call 516-572-8408.
Teachers and educators interested can view our Teacher's Guide to The 19th Century Village, with information and activities for your school visit, by clicking the button below.