Educational Tour
Educational Tour
Educational Tour

Guided Visits

Looking for a memorable and meaningful fieldtrip for your students? Our guided visits are 60 to 90 minutes long and are led by a tour docent who will ensure a rich experience. Guided tours are $40.00 per class/group and in-class presentations are $50 per class. Scholarships are available.

How To Reserve A Guided Visit

Guided Visits must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance by phone or by using the form (right). Please call the Education Department at (510) 581-0223 x. 161 for more information.

McConaghy House

Take your students back into the late 19th century at McConaghy House. The 1886 farm house offers a glimpse into what daily life was like in Victorian Hayward. Students can explore furniture, decorations, entertainment and cooking. The fieldtrip includes an interactive experience inside Archie’s Playroom and old-fashioned games outside.
Time: 1.5 hours
Grades: 2-5

Special Preschool Tour

Let your students experience McConaghy House with their senses - Dance in the guest parlor, juice oranges outside, make butter, explore the kitchen and spend time in Archie's Playroom!
Time: 1 hour
Grades: Pre-K

San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery

Calling all History Detectives! Working in teams, students use their detective skills to sift through primary source materials, identify cemetery iconography, and develop an understanding of the lives of some of our area's notable pioneers.
Time: 1 hour
Grades: 4-5

Downtown Hayward Walking Tour

Take your students on a trip back through time by discovering downtown Hayward's multicultural history through the eyes of four children who once lived in the area. The children's personal stories, historic photos, storefronts, civic buildings, and walking along the Hayward Fault will make the past come alive.
Time: 1.25 hours
Grades: 3-5

In-Class Presentations

You can request an educator to do a kit presentation in your classroom. Available topics are: The Ohlone; The Missions; Early Settlers.
Time: 1 hour
Grades: 3-4

Educational Tour
Educational Tour
Educational Tour