Education Programs

Explore the history of Harwich and the Cape through an interactive tour of the museum exhibits and select one of our hands-on programs for your students, scouts, or home-school group. These programs are offered by reservation. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (508) 432-8089 or email

Cranberry Culture on Cape Cod

kids and cranberriesExplore the history and culture of cranberry farming is this one-hour program designed for elementary-age students.

Includes a short video about cranberry production, a guided tour of the museum’s extensive cranberry exhibit, and a “hands-on” activity to build mini-bogs.





Cape Verde

Celebrating Diversity and Identity through the lens of Cape Verdean History and Culture

The Harwich Historical Society Cape Verdean Outreach team visits with local schools to teach students about life in Cape Verde and the impact of Cape Verdeans on Harwich history, both past and present.