Homeschool Programs

We welcome homeschool groups of 10 or more students to book our school programs, which can be modified as needed to suit your needs. Please visit our School Programs page for more information.

We are also offering a special series of programs for homeschool families during the 2019-2020 school year.

Pre-registration is required. To register, visit our website at or contact our Education Department at 973-377-2982 ext. 12 or

Spring Homeschool Session

Toys & Games of the Past

Join our METC Educators as we discover together many of the toys and games played in the 1800s.  Then we will create, develop, and decorate your own unique games.

Dates: Feb 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25 [ April 1 make up day]

Time: 12-1pm

Ages: 4-7

Cost: $10 per class or $50 for the 5 week session

Specific Topics By Dates:

            Feb. 26: Making clay marbles
            March 4: Painting wooden tops
            March 11: Making spoon dolls
           March 18: Decorating masquerade masks
           March 25: Constructing blocks
* All classes will also include playing with other 19th century toys and games.

Pre-registration & pre-payment are required. Registration is now closed for this program. To check if any additional spaces are available please contact our Education Department by emailing or call 973-377-2982 ext 12.

POSTPONED-Challenges & Choices: Immigrant Experiences in 19th Century New Jersey (2nd-5th grade)

Explore the difficult challenges immigrants encountered in the mid-1800s. Experience what it meant to travel from far away countries to settle in New Jersey by stepping into the immigrants’ shoes and packing actual 19th century objects and taking on the roles of real New Jersey immigrants.

Dates: April 1, 15 [ April 22 make up day]

Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm

Ages: 2nd – 5th grade

Cost: $40 for the 2-week session

Pre-registration is required. Click here to register!