At the Gibson House and Property, we run high-quality, standards-based educational field trips led by our dedicated docents.  The house has been preserved to reflect the history of Yolo County and its diverse community. Students will get a glimpse of life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

3rd Grade Historic Experience

Virtual Field Trip Resources COMING SOON!

  • Video Tour of the Gibson House
  • Victorian era History Lessons and Resources
  • Native People of Yolo County Lessons and Resources
  • Yolo Agriculture Lessons and Resources

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Historic Education and the Dairy Exhibition

Hey Yolo! Jenna Harris here, YoloArts’ Education Manager. I’ve been asked to take over the newsroom today and share how we use our Dairy Exhibit at the Gibson House to give students and visitors a glimpse of life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Why is the dairy exhibition important to YoloArts’ historic … Continued

County students learn local history at Gibson House

By SARAH DOWLING | sdowling@dailydemocrat.com | Woodland Daily Democrat Many of the students from North Davis Elementary School were concerned that the Gibson Mansion was haunted. The structure, built in 1857, carries a lot of Yolo County’s history and on Tuesday morning the mansion and grounds were opened up to the 3rd-grade class, who wore … Continued

YoloArts Docent February Training

Hundreds of Yolo County third graders annually engage in an extraordinary learning experience at the Gibson House and Property in Woodland. Students from schools in Woodland, Davis, Winters, Esparto and West Sacramento participate in a variety of hands on experiences that include butter making, games, laundry by hand, and touring the 1870’s built historic mansion. … Continued