for Educators

Haudenosaunee School Days

Grades 4-8 | Immerse your students in the vibrant art and culture of today’s Haudenosaunee (Iroquois). Celebrate Haudenosaunee culture—past and present.

  • Museum & Science Center
  • 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
  • Social Studies

Immerse your students in the vibrant art and culture of today’s Haudenosaunee people. Celebrate Haudenosaunee culture—past and present during this immersive, all-day program.

Meet live with local Haudenosaunee artisans who are:

  • Quillworkers 
  • Jewelers
  • Musicians/Instrument makers 
  • Weaver and artisans 
  • Learn how corn husk dolls and wampam belts are made, using traditional and contemporary materials 
  • Listen to a Haudenosaunee storyteller

Explore and walk through a Seneca Longhouse in the RMSC. View artifacts rarely on display for the public, including art from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Indian Arts Project.

NYS Standards:
  • 4.2 Native American Groups and the Environment

How To Book

  • Call: 585.697.1942

  • Reservation Lead Time: 1st come, 1st served (very popular)

Need More Information?

  • Contact: Guest Services
  • Phone: 585.697.1942


When Is It?

  • Program Length: 1 Full School Day (9:30am arrival–2:30pm dismissal)
  • Earliest Start Time: 9:30am-2:30pm

Who Should Attend?

  • Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
  • Minimum Attendance: 15
  • Maximum Attendance: 25

How Much Does It Cost?

  • $15 per student (This is a discounted price, the RMSC is matching your cost on this program); 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free,
  • Minimum Student Charge: 15