Field Trips & Group Tours


Field Trips and Group Tours are available at Pendarvis from May through October. Reservations can be made year-round. In some circumstances, arrangements can be made for group tours to take place prior to the formal opening of the site or after hours during the season.


Reservations must be made at least three weeks before your visit to receive the group discount. Contact Pendarvis at 608-987-2122 or by email to reserve a date and time.

Group Size

Pendarvis can accommodate groups large and small. Large tour groups will be divided into groups of 15 and will start their tour 10 minutes apart.


Student $4
Adult $8
1:1 Special Needs Assistants Free
Additional Adult (Limit 1 per 15 students) $15

Subsidy available for Admission cost only.


Convenient van and bus parking is available in the parking lot on Shake Rag St.

Curriculum Standards for Field Trips

Pendarvis field trips will enable your students to meet Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for Social Studies Instruction as provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. See more information in the Chapter 1 Packet.

The printable activity packets below were designed to enhance a visit to Pendarvis for elementary school students. If you are unable to visit, we hope you will still be able to use our materials to augment your social studies curriculum. Please feel free to photocopy any part of the packet as necessary.

Printable Activity Packets