Lesson Plans


Lesson 1: Foothills Timeline
Create a timeline of the North Desert Foothills area from earliest known habitation to the present time

Lesson 2: Critters of the Creek
Research the activity and habits of a particular Cave Creek area animal and its adaptations to the harsh desert climate

Lesson 3: Miners Tools of the Trade
Identify the tools used by a typical Desert Foothills miner (or prospector) during the late 1800s

Lesson 4: Heard it Through the Grapevine
Sort items to distinguish between primary and secondary historical sources

We also invite area teachers to share with us your own special lessons developed from a trip to our museum!

Please call 480.488.2764 to schedule a tour for your class.

Physical Address
6140 E Skyline Drive
Cave Creek AZ 85327 (Map)
Phone: (480) 488-2764

Mailing Address
PO Box 1
Cave Creek AZ 85327

Open October through May:
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Friday - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday - CLOSED