4th Grade - 6th Grade

Pioneer Log House Program

2 hours • $4 each • Tuesdays in Oct., Nov., Mar., Apr., May • Max. group size: 60; can accommodate 120 for 2 hrs. paired with Museum Center visit

At the 1850s Plum Bayou log house students will have an in depth look at life on a farmstead by participating in how daily needs were met. Activities include churning butter, carding wool, hand-dipping a candle, visiting the blacksmith.

Glow in the Dark

2 hours • $4 each • Tuesdays in Oct., Nov., Mar., Apr., May • Max. group size: 60; can accommodate 120 for 2 hrs. paired with Museum Center visit

Learn about the history of lighting in the 2 hour program that takes place at the 1850s Plum Bayou Log House and on the historic grounds. You’ll visit the blacksmith, hand dip your own beeswax candle, and learn how pioneers saw when it got dark.

Work and Play

2 hours • $4 each • Tuesdays in Oct., Nov., Mar., Apr., May • Max. group size: 120 
 

Learn about the different occupations of surveying, laundry, and printmaking that the people who lived or visited our block had by doing the job yourself. But it was not all work for those in the 1800s so you also get the chance to learn about and play pioneer games and make your own pioneer toy to take home with you.

Historic Homes Tour

1 hour • $1 each • Daily • Max. group size: 60; can accommodate 120 for 2 hrs. paired with Museum Center visit

Learn why people came to Little Rock in the early 19th century. See how they built their homes, became part of the community, or continued their journey West.

Self-Guided Museum Center Visit

1 hour • Free • Daily (must have reservations)

See a film related to a permanent exhibit, then take a self-guided tour of galleries. Permanent exhibits include We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansasand The Knife Gallery.Other galleries have changing exhibits, some always featuring the museum's Arkansas Made collection and contemporary Arkansas artists. The Sturgis Children's Gallery,for hands-on interaction, is upstairs.