Activities & Demonstrations

 Important Notice 

Train and tractor rides are currently not available.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Trein en trekker ritte is tans nie beskikbaar nie.

Ons vra om verskoning vir enige ongerief. 

 

Tabacco Processing

Coffee roasting

Bread baking in an outdoor oven

Soap making

Milk tart baking

Candle making

Forging Metal

Donkey cart rides

Seasonal Activities:

Grape harvesting

Distillation

Farm animals

Sheep shearing

Dairy

Veld plants

Other

Old railway exhibition hall with an industrial agricultural theme

Reference Library and archive

Conference Venue

Museum Shop

Tea Room

WORCESTER MUSEUM ANNUAL SCHOOL PROGRAM 2017

FARM FUN 24 JAN – 03 FEB
09H00 – 12H00
Grade 4 – 6
Traditional games and toys, straw dolls, tin cars, Adam & Eve game, mud-sliding, catapult shooting.

BUILDING MATERIAL & STRUCTURES 14 FEB – 24 FEB
09H00 – 12H00
Grade 4 – 7
Traditional building materials and techniques, investigate traditional structures on site, working with clay and making of bricks.

WINE MAKING 01 MAR – 10 MAR
09H00 – 11H00
Grade 4 – 10
Grape harvesting and wine making activities.

BAKING & SLAUGHTERING 19 APR – 26 APR
09H00 – 11H00
Grade 4 – 10
Baking and processing of wheat, slaughtering preparation of meat.

FARM ANIMALS 03 MAY – 26 MAY
09H00 – 11H00
Grade R – 3
Animals on the farmyard, animal products, animals in working the land and Donkey-rides.

OINTMENT FROM HERBS 01 – 08 Aug and 10 – 11 AUG
09H00 – 12H00
Grade 5 -12
Identify herbs, medicinal properties and making ointment, learners can purchase ointment at R5-00 per pot.

TRANSPORT ON LAND 22 AUG – 31 AUG
09H00 – 12H00
Grade 4 – 7
Showing of all land transport modes on site, old locomotives, steam engines, wagons, carts and trains.
The lesson ends with rides on available transport modes.

WOOL 05 SEP – 15 SEP
09H00 – 11H00
Grade 4 – 10
Sheep shearing, sheep dipping, wool dyeing, spinning and weaving.

DAIRY 02 OCT – 20 OCT
09H00 -12H00
Grade R – 10
Hands on milking, separating, butter and cottage cheese making.

CONTINUOUS LESSONS ON EVERY SCHOOL DAY, ONE SUBJECT PER VISIT

PAPER RECYCLING, Grade R – 12, Recycling of old papers which can be purchased at R5-00 per sheet.

PIONEER FARMERS WAY OF LIFE, Grade R – 3, Animals on the farm yard, animal products, working the land and Donkey-rides.

BREAD-BAKING, Grade 3 – 11, Learners knead dough and make their own “stick bread” at R5-00 each.

CANDLE-MAKING, Grade 4 -10, Learners make candles and can buy them at R5-00.

Bookings can be made with Miss PB Matsau
Telephone: 023-3422225
Fax: 023-3474134
Email: papali.matsau@westerncape.gov.za

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS

Educational programmes are aligned to curriculum, schools are urged to book the programmes that best suit their curricular needs.
It is advised that the bookings be done in advance for the relevant programmes within the curriculum. Schools can use the programmes for research purposes, it is expected of schools to prepare for the lessons and to do follow up activities after having booked for one of museum programmes. The Museum has worksheets for programmes but the quantity of the group determines whether the worksheet can be done on site or at school.

ENTRANCE FEE

Free for school groups
Accompanying parents R15-00
Tractor/Train rides per rides is R3-00 per learner if the program does not include rides
Subjected to availability

WE ARE NOT CHARGING ENTRANCE FEES FOR SCHOOL GROUPS BUT WE WELCOME DONATIONS TO COVER THE MUSEUM SCHOOL`S RUNNING COSTS.