The Museum provides guided tours, half-day and full-day labor education programs for union apprentices. Apprentices are presented with the opportunity to understand and appreciate the history and contemporary issues of the Labor Movement and historic workers’ struggles which resulted in the benefits widely enjoyed by American families today. Programs are also available in the evenings.
After-School Classes School history clubs, service organizations and National History Day entrants are welcome to schedule an afterschool program at the Museum. Topics include child labor, the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike, the Silk Industry of Paterson, NJ, immigrants of New Jersey, the history of the Labor Movement, and organized workers today. Programs may be tailored to meet the needs of the group.
Homeschoolers' Classes The Museum’s homeschoolers’ programs are designed to compliment the students’ curriculum by provided the opportunity for on-site and hands-on study of historical photographs and artifacts. Topics include the domestic lifestyle of an immigrant family of the early 1900’s, labor struggles in New Jersey history, the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike, the women of Paterson’s silk mills and contemporary issues of the Labor Movement. Programs may be tailored to meet the needs of the group.