Field Trips


Long known as one of the most popular school field trips in Northwest Ohio, Sauder Village provides engaging and memorable experiences for your students that connect to your curriculum in a wide range of ways.

History of Sauder Village.
For over 35 years, Sauder Village has brought history to life. Through self-guided tours at the Village or customized programs at your school, Sauder Village provides students of all ages with hands-on history, engaging their attention and senses. History jumps off the pages of the books, connecting the past with the present.

What is Sauder Village?
Sauder Village is a living-history museum that recreates life in Northwest Ohio's Great Black Swamp from 1803 to 1928. The Historic Village encompasses over 40 buildings, many literally transplanted from surrounding communities. The craft buildings and studios are home to nationally recognized craftsmen working with traditional materials such as wood, tin and glass in both historic and modern interpretations.

Where is Sauder Village?
Sauder Village is located in Northwest Ohio, just off Exit 25 of the Ohio Turnpike (I-80/90) in Archbold.

What will I see at Sauder Village?
Throughout the Village, costumed interpreters share insights on 19th and early 20th century rural life with every guest, from preschoolers to senior citizens. From sheep shearing and planting in the spring to harvesting and preserving in the fall, every day in the Village is truly a unique experience.

How can Sauder Village connect with your curriculum?
It doesn't matter if you teach elementary or high school students, there is something for all ages at Sauder Village. Visiting this website will give you more detailed information about our connection to the Ohio Social Studies Content Standards.