Museum Tours & Programs

Van Riper-Hopper House Museum
State & National Register of Historic Place

Historic House Tours

Date: Open year-round By Appointment
Time: Flexible
Locations: Van Riper-Hopper House Museum and Mead-Van Duyne HouseMuseum
533 Berdan Avenue, Wayne, NJ

Schuyler-Colfax House Museum
2343 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ
Closed for rehabilitation.
Admission: $5 adult; $2 child
Active military and five family members admitted free
Contact: 973-694-7192 or email

Special Events:

Programs for Schools

Title: Girl Scout Programs - Daisy, Brownie, Junior
Girl Scout Gold Award Projects 
Date: By Appointment
Time: By Appointment
Summary: Van Riper-Hopper House Museum staff helps Scouts fulfill  Petal, Try It or Badge requirements in one visit.
Admission: $7.00 per Scout
Contact: 973.694.7192 or email
Flyer: View

Title: Grade 3 Class Trip “Your Community in the 1700s” 
Date: By Appointment
Time: Flexible
Summary: Hands-on, interactive, researched, thematic – 1.5 hr.
Based on Wayne text and NJ Core Curriculum Standards
Admission: $50 per class – Maximum 30 students 
Contact: 973.694.7192 or email 
Flyer: View

Title: Grade 4 Class Trip Combo “New Jersey” 
Date: By Appointment
Time: Flexible
Summary: Morning – Dey Mansion “Revolutionary War Headquarters”
Afternoon - Van Riper-Hopper House Museum and Mead-Van Duyne House Museum at one site “On the Home Front” 
Admission: Dey Mansion - Contact for fees.
Contact: 973.694.7192 or email
973-696-1776 Dey Mansion
Flyer: None Available

Title: My Passport to NJ – Grade 4 –Wayne Teacher Assignment
Date: September thru June 7
Time: By appointment
Summary: Brief, fun tour designed to answer your worksheet questions Van Riper-Hopper House Museum and Van Duyne House Museum
533 Berdan Ave., Wayne
Invite your classmates and come in small groups
Admission: Freewill donation
Contact: 973.694.7192 or email 
Flyer: Work sheet from teacher or museum coordinator

Free to Wayne Township Grade 4 teachers
To obtain your kit view the flyer
Flyer: Teaching Tool Kit

Scout Programs

Title: Club Scout Program
Date: By Appointment
Time: 1 hour
Summary: Van Riper-Hooper House Museum and Mead Van Duyne House Museum
533 Berdan Ave., Wayne
Bear Achievement #3, c and b
Admission: $5.00 per Scout; leaders free; for Cub Scouts only
Contact:  973.694.7192

University Internship Program