Voelker Orth Museum


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The Voelker Orth Museum occupies a 1890s home and garden that has been preserved as a local history museum and garden offering a variety of programs to the public.

Get the buzz on honey bees!
Bee-Keeping Course
Class starts on September 18, 2013
Wednesday evenings, 7:00 – 9:00pm

The Museum offers a course covering the basics of bee care and honey harvesting, inclusive of its science and techniques. The course is taught by master bee-keeper Walter Blohm. The class meets the 3rd Wednesday each month through the spring, with field trips into the summer. The course fee is $90, $75 for Voelker Orth members.


Support of the Voelker Orth Museum’s programs is made possible in part with funds from the following sources:

NYS Assemblywoman Grace Meng
The Issac Sasson Charitable Foundation.
Materials for the Arts, a program of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Queens Council on the Arts
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs


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