Monday, May 11, 2009

Kentuck Knob's Private Tours


This intimate look at Kentuck Knob allows you to enter private spaces, view archival photos and discuss the many collections within the house. We limit these elite tours to only four guests, but no less than two. (Certain family and student exceptions may be arranged upon booking.) Private Tours are available weekdays at 8:00 AM to10:00 AM, but require a two week advance reservation. The price is $150.00 per person.

Please call 724/329-1901 for reservations and use the booking code PC.

photo by Jason Jack Miller

Monday, May 4, 2009

Kentuck Knob Offers Free ACT 48 Hours

In honor of Kentuck Knob's new Educational Outreach Program, we are providing Pennsylvania educators an opportunity to earn from 3 to 9 PDE-Approved ACT 48 hours. Options are as follows:

*guided, personalized tour of the Kentuck Knob House
*guide, personalized tour of our extensive sculpture meadow
*creation of a lesson plan for your classroom from post-tour discussions
*follow-up classroom field trip (3 hours at a later date)
*summary of how the Kentuck Knob experience related to a classroom lesson


*classroom field trip
*summary of how the Kentuck Knob experience related to a classroom lesson

(Please note that participating teachers are admitted free for field trips, but a $6 per student and per chaperon charge will apply.)

Student boxed lunches are available for $5.

Participating teachers and students receive a 10% discount on all books in our gift shop.

Lesson plan and tour sessions will be held from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on the following 2009 dates:

June 2, 9, and 16
July 1, 7, 14, 21, and 28
August 4, 11, 18, and 25

Other sessions will be added as demand dictates.

If you are interested in earning these free ACT 48 hours, please contact Heidi Ruby Miller at for more information.