African American Museum of Southern Illinois

The Museum is dedicated to identifying, preserving and portraying the outstanding achievements of African American Citizens. Permanent exhibits here include African art collections and slave artifacts. Rotating displays have included Underground Railroad message quilts and local artwork. The museum's changing exhibits seek to portray the outstanding achievements of African American citizens.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

School

Groups will learn about important African American figures such as Martin Luther King Jr., the Tuskegee Airmen, and President Barack Obama through art, slave artifacts, and many other museum objects. Exhibits focus on topics such as slavery, Civil Rights, and the segregation era. Groups can take a self-guided tour of the museum.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Presidents, Civil Rights, Segregation, Slavery.

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

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African American Museum of Southern Illinois

The Museum is dedicated to identifying, preserving and portraying the outstanding achievements of African American Citizens. Permanent exhibits here include African art collections and slave artifacts. Rotating displays have included Underground Railroad message quilts and local artwork. The museum's changing exhibits seek to portray the outstanding achievements of African American citizens.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Scouts

Groups will learn about important African American figures such as Martin Luther King Jr., the Tuskegee Airmen, and President Barack Obama through art, slave artifacts, and many other museum objects. Exhibits focus on topics such as slavery, Civil Rights, and the segregation era. Groups can take a self-guided tour of the museum.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Presidents, Civil Rights, Segregation, Slavery.

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

African American Museum of Southern Illinois

The Museum is dedicated to identifying, preserving and portraying the outstanding achievements of African American Citizens. Permanent exhibits here include African art collections and slave artifacts. Rotating displays have included Underground Railroad message quilts and local artwork. The museum's changing exhibits seek to portray the outstanding achievements of African American citizens.

contact info

Hrs: 618-457-2217

Home School

Groups will learn about important African American figures such as Martin Luther King Jr., the Tuskegee Airmen, and President Barack Obama through art, slave artifacts, and many other museum objects. Exhibits focus on topics such as slavery, Civil Rights, and the segregation era. Groups can take a self-guided tour of the museum.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
Presidents, Civil Rights, Segregation, Slavery.

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

History Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

A history museum or historical museum is a museum dedicated to presenting artifacts and exhibits reflecting the history of a particular nation, local level or a specific historical prospective or period.

History museums and historic houses or sites constitute the largest number of museums in the United States.

View Lesson Plan>>

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