Grades 6-12 All Day Tour at Ross Farm

Tour Features

Tour the Mansion, Slave Quarter, Granary, Smokehouse, and Honeymoon Cottage

Compare the lives of the enslaved to those of slaveholders

Discover how Harriet Tubman and the slave, Tilly, escaped

Learn about a Civil War Southern sympathizer living in a border state.

Discover the economic importance of Governor Ross’s efforts to bring the railroad to Seaford

Compare fibers and view weaving on looms that are more than 100 years old

Participate in hands-on activities

Opportunity to purchase Victorian toys, books, ornaments, etc. at the gift shop ($0.25 – $20)

Picnic Area available for Lunch


Use 19th Century Tools          •          Authentic Slave/Tenant Quarter          •          Play Victorian Era games


Tours can be modified to meet academic needs


All Day Tours: $6.00 per person

Minimum number of students: ~60     Maximum number of students: 100

One Adult Required for every 10 Students

1 staff member admitted free for every 10 students

For more information: email or call 302-628-9828




Gov. Ross Mansion

Saturdays 1:00 – 4:00, other days by appointment

Seaford Museum

Fridays 1:00 – 4:00

1st & 2nd Saturdays 1:00 – 4:00

Other days by appointment


Call 302-628-9828 or email to schedule your tour at least 48 hours in advance.

Society Business Office Hours

10:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday – Friday