Through the lens of local history, the Chester County History Center tells the story of America’s past. We teach through the power of historic objects – the primary documents, letters, diaries, tools, toys, photos, and furnishings of the past to enhance history education for students of all ages. Please take a look at our offerings below.

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Our Offerings

School & Youth Programs

Students learn about Chester County’s history through dynamic activities in a museum setting, with a focus on inquiry-based learning.  Build the program you want with customizable experiences and tailored learning for every student’s needs.

Tours & Lectures

Want to learn more Chester County history? Book a Tour or Lecture for your group. These programs draw upon the expertise of our professional staff and their research on various Chester County topics.

National History Day

National History Day is an exciting year round academic program for 6th through 12th grade students across the nation. The Chester County History Center is the official coordinator for National History Day in Chester and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania. Each year, over 2,000 local students participate in their schools, 300 advance to compete at the regional level (our contest), and many continue on to the state and national competition. CCHC invites you to compete, judge, or sponsor National History Day in support of history education.

Thank you for your interest in our education programs at the Chester County History Center. Please fill out the form below and click send to inquire more information.

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