For high school students, our tours and activities focus on the role of government and how we all play a part in decisions about our community and state.  Once they investigate the history and the humanity of the building, students will also be challenged to debate whether a historic building like the Old State Capitol is really worth the investment?

Here are some activities you can use with students before and after your tour:


The Democratic Process:  https://www.texasgateway.org/resource/american-government-democratic-process


This program is funded under a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.