Pastimes & Recreation

  1. Half Day Tour
  2. All Day Tour
  3. ADA Friendly Tour
During the one and a half hour long Pastimes tour your group will see six areas of the museum. The outline includes topics that may be discussed during your tour in each area. Please note that during this tour children will receive a taste of mint tea (mint grown at Rose Hill, water and sugar) and popcorn (no added oils or flavorings).

Tour Areas
  • Parlor 
  • Textile Room 
  • Children’s room
  • Kitchen 
  • Garden 
  • Log Cabin
  1. Resources

Pastimes & Recreation


These materials are provided to enhance curriculum application in Social Studies, Science and Language Arts studies of students grades Kindergarten through 8th grade. *Each set of materials is designed to complement a themed immersion experience tour of Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums. We encourage you to use these lesson plans and resources as a pre- or post- visit activity. When booking your tour please call 301-600-1646 and reference which theme you are requesting for your tour.

*See Maryland Voluntary State Curriculum Standards referenced in each lesson plan.

Fun & Games?


Explore the games and pastimes of children in 18th & 19th century America. Discover the resources used in creating toys and compare them with those of modern toys and games
Child standing next to picnic table