Pre-School Programs

Educational Pre-School Programs

Growing Good Health

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.

Onsite and offsite programs are available FREE to community partners but must be scheduled. To become a community partner, to schedule a 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 onsite and offsite programs, please visit our Growing Good Health page. 

Growing in the Garden

A year-round hands-on art program for 3 to 5 year olds and their caregivers, this program includes a story, a visit to MHHM’s gardens, and an art project. During inclement weather and winter months the program meets in the museum.

Programs do not meet in January.

Two afternoon sessions available: 1:15 -2:00 or 3:45-4:30

$8 per pair (adult and child) for members. $12 per pair for non-members. Sibling discount available.

Preschool Growing in the Garden Dates

Tues., February 4             Animals in Winter

Tues., February 18           Could You Love a Bug?

Tues., March 3                  Not Just Small Potatoes

Tues., March 17                Go Green

Tues., April 7                     Backyard Birds

Tues., April 21                  The Night Before Earth Day

Tues., May 5                     Weather or Not 

Tues., May 19                     Planting Party 

Tues., June 2                       Lots and Lots of Ladybugs

Tues., June 16                     Virtuous Vegetables


Pre-registration required. Fill out the form below or contact Cynthia Winslow at 973-538-2404, ext. 16 or to register today. 


Please include which date you will be attending as we offer different programs every two weeks.
Please include the time session you are registering for as we have two options available: 1:15-2:00 p.m. and 3:45-4:30 p.m.

Lunch with the Librarian

Lunch with the Librarian program

Lunch 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.