School programs at the Museums of Mississauga

Two young boys using a mortar and pestle.

Make history meaningful!

Come to the Museums of Mississauga for a field trip experience designed to enrich and enhance classroom learning. We offer interactive, hands-on experiences for students to explore topics in Canadian heritage, including Indigenous and Black history, with authentic local connections.

We also offer programs for Guide and Scout groups.

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School program descriptions

Explore the daily life and customs of the Bradley family in 19th century Upper Canada and learn about relationships between Early Settlers and the ancestors of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.

Location: Bradley Museum
Dates available: September 2022 to June 2023
Grades: 3
Subject: Social Studies

Explore what we know and don’t know about the history of early Black settlers in Peel Region, and discover how we learn about the experiences of people who lived in the past.

Location: Bradley Museum
Dates: September 2022 to June 2023
Grades: 6-12
Subject: Social Studies

Discover how levers, pulleys, inclined planes, and screws made everyday tasks easier for Early Settlers in the early 1800s through a series of hands-on activities.

Location: Bradley Museum
Dates: September 2022 to June 2023
Grades: 2
Subject: Science and Technology

Compare how Christmas traditions have changed and stayed the same from the 1830s to today.

Location: Benares Historic House
Dates: November 2022 to December 2022
Grades: JK/SK to Grade 6
Subject: Social Studies

Explore the traditions and customs of celebrations at home and around the world.

Location: Benares Historic House
Dates: November 2022 to February 2023
Grades: JK/SK to Grade 3
Subject: Social Studies

Discover how maple syrup is made from start to finish and compare the maple sugaring traditions of Indigenous communities, Early Settlers, and modern maple sugar bushes.

Location: Bradley Museum
Dates: February 20, 2023, to April 7, 2023
Grades: JK/SK to Grade 8
Subjects: Science and Technology, Social Studies, History and Geography

Learn about the urban wildlife and native pollinators that live in Mississauga and how we can protect our shared environment.

Location: Small Arms Inspection Building
Dates: April 2023 to June 2023
Grades: 1 to 8
Subject: Science and Technology, Social Studies, History and Geography

Explore how games of imagination and cooperation helped prepare Early Settler children with the skills they needed at home and school.

Location: Bradley Museum
Dates: April 2023 to June 2023
Grades: JK/SK to Grade 6
Subject(s): Social Studies