Educational Pre-School Programs

Pre-School Programs We Currently Offer

In partnership with Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Health System, Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is pleased to offer Growing Good Health, a FREE historic garden-based program focusing on gardening, healthy eating, exercise, creative time outdoors, sustainability, history and community.

Virtual programs are available FREE to community partners but must be scheduled. To become a community partner, to schedule a virtual program, or for more information please contact Cynthia Winslow, Curator of Education and Community Engagement at (973) 538-2404, ext. 16 or

For more information on programs, please visit our Growing Good Health page.

A year-round program for 3 to 5 year olds and their caregivers, this virtual program includes a story and additional resources to learn more. Join us the first and third Tuesday of the month on Facebook Live at 2:00 p.m. to listen in.

Lunch with the Librarian programLunch with the Librarian returns Wednesdays in July and August at 12:00pm. FREE. Pre-school children and their caregivers are encouraged to bring lunch and enjoy stories under the Museum’s magnificent beech tree. Please enter the garden through the side gate. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be held in the MHHM’s Center Hall. In partnership with the Morristown & Morris Township Library.

Youth Summer Garden Program

Through hands-on gardening, a tour of the Museum’s historic rooms, and an art-making experience with New Jersey artist children and their caregivers can enjoy nature while learning about life in the past.

Dig it! Plant it! Eat it! garden program offers single, double and multi-visit experiences.

Register for a three-part summer garden program for families. Children and their caregivers will:

  • Cultivate and care for a kitchen garden
  • Prepare recipes using harvested vegetables
  • Create art with New Jersey artist Lisa Madson
  • Explore history and nature

All ages, accompanied by parent/guardian.

FREE but pre-registration is required. Call 973-538-2404 ext. 16 or email

Program made possible through the generous funding of The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation and KidsGardening and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation.