History comes to life at the Niles History Center!
The Fort St. Joseph Museum offers educational programs for all ages, including field 
trips, group tours, family programs, walking tours of the city’s downtown historic district, 
plus more!

Some of the fun educational opportunities available at the Museum include:

Explorer Guides: Children who visit the Museum can receive a booklet that allows them to discover the history of Niles. A new topic is offered every quarter. Various levels allow children of all ages to have fun learning. 

Field Trips: For schools, home schools and scouts, field trips are offered on the following subjects:

- Civil War: A Niles Perspective
- Ferry Street 1860s School
- Fort St. Joseph/Fur Trade
- General Museum K - 4th
- General Museum 5th-12th
- Historic Transportation Systems/Migration
- Michigan History
- Native Americans
- Our Community
- Underground Railroad
- World Events During the Chapin Mansion Period
- World Events During the Fort St. Joseph Period

Call to schedule your field trip today! 

Traveling Field Trips: Bring the Niles History Center to you! More information coming soon! 

Walking Tours: Check back for more information on our summer walking tours of the downtown historic district in Niles!

For more information, or to schedule your field trip, please contact Assistant Director Mollie Kruck Watson at 269-845-4054 ext. 4013. Email: mwatson@nilesmi.org