Elmhurst History Museum

The Elmhurst History Museum presents a look at the history of Elmhurst, and the role of Chicago in American culture. Past exhibits have focused on topics like photography, music, the World’s Fair, and architecture. The permanent collection includes more than 15,000 three-dimensional artifacts. The museum also houses records like microfilm copies of Elmhurst newspapers, personal and business records, and over 10,000 historic photographs.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Fri., Sun. 1-5PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM.

School

Students will have a blast while exploring the past on a field trip to Elmhurst History Museum. Teachers can arrange for a scavenger hunt in the museum, or arrange one of many programming opportunities. Students will discover history through photographs and artifacts, and can even learn a lesson inside a real 18th century school house!

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies

topics covered:
Heritage, 18th Century, 19th Century, WWI.

contact info
Name: Jesse Sekiya
Phone: 630-530-6879
Email: EHMeducator@elmhurst.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. 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: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee, 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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Elmhurst History Museum

The Elmhurst History Museum presents a look at the history of Elmhurst, and the role of Chicago in American culture. Past exhibits have focused on topics like photography, music, the World’s Fair, and architecture. The permanent collection includes more than 15,000 three-dimensional artifacts. The museum also houses records like microfilm copies of Elmhurst newspapers, personal and business records, and over 10,000 historic photographs.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Fri., Sun. 1-5PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM.

Camp

Campers will have a blast while exploring the past on a field trip to Elmhurst History Museum. Camp directors can arrange for a scavenger hunt in the museum, or arrange one of many programming opportunities. Campers will discover history through photographs and artifacts, and can even learn a lesson inside a real 18th century school house!

topics covered:
Heritage, 18th Century, 19th Century, WWI.

contact info
Name: Jesse Sekiya
Phone: 630-530-6879
Email: EHMeducator@elmhurst.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. 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: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee, 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>>

Elmhurst History Museum

The Elmhurst History Museum presents a look at the history of Elmhurst, and the role of Chicago in American culture. Past exhibits have focused on topics like photography, music, the World’s Fair, and architecture. The permanent collection includes more than 15,000 three-dimensional artifacts. The museum also houses records like microfilm copies of Elmhurst newspapers, personal and business records, and over 10,000 historic photographs.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Fri., Sun. 1-5PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM.

Home School

Students will have a blast while exploring the past on a field trip to Elmhurst History Museum. Teachers can arrange for a scavenger hunt in the museum, or arrange one of many programming opportunities. Students will discover history through photographs and artifacts, and can even learn a lesson inside a real 18th century school house!

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies

topics covered:
Heritage, 18th Century, 19th Century, WWI.

contact info
Name: Jesse Sekiya
Phone: 630-530-6879
Email: EHMeducator@elmhurst.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. 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: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee, 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>>

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