Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center honors the memories of those who were lost by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference. The museum contains many exhibits, including the Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition, which includes artifacts that tell the story of prewar Europe as well as events that took place during the years of the Holocaust.

contact info

Hrs: 10AM-5PM Daily.

School

The Museum offers a variety of docent-led tour options for students in grades 3 through 12, colleges, and other groups. During one of the tours, students will explore the history of the Holocaust, learn about the power of one voice to take a stand for positive change, discover what it takes to care for yourself and others, and much more. The Museum also offers tours of the special exhibitions, as well as a walk through and discussion of the Museum’s contemplative spaces, symbolic architecture, and fine art gallery, which focuses on contemporary artistic responses to genocides and other atrocities.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
WWII, Foreign History, European History, Multicultural.

contact info
Phone: 847-967-4848
Email: education@ihmec.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, 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: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: Yes. 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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Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center honors the memories of those who were lost by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference. The museum contains many exhibits, including the Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition, which includes artifacts that tell the story of prewar Europe as well as events that took place during the years of the Holocaust.

contact info

Hrs: 10AM-5PM Daily.

Scouts

The Museum offers a variety of docent-led tour options for scouts in grades 3 through 12.. During one of the tours, scouts will explore the history of the Holocaust, learn about the power of one voice to take a stand for positive change, discover what it takes to care for yourself and others, and much more. The Museum also offers tours of the special exhibitions, as well as a walk through and discussion of the Museum’s contemplative spaces, symbolic architecture, and fine art gallery, which focuses on contemporary artistic responses to genocides and other atrocities.

supports scout badges in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
WWII, Foreign History, European History, Multicultural.

contact info
Phone: 847-967-4848
Email: education@ihmec.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, 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: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: Yes. 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>>

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center honors the memories of those who were lost by teaching universal lessons that combat hatred, prejudice and indifference. The museum contains many exhibits, including the Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition, which includes artifacts that tell the story of prewar Europe as well as events that took place during the years of the Holocaust.

contact info

Hrs: 10AM-5PM Daily.

Home School

The Museum offers a variety of docent-led tour options for students in grades 3 through 12, colleges, and other groups. During one of the tours, students will explore the history of the Holocaust, learn about the power of one voice to take a stand for positive change, discover what it takes to care for yourself and others, and much more. The Museum also offers tours of the special exhibitions, as well as a walk through and discussion of the Museum’s contemplative spaces, symbolic architecture, and fine art gallery, which focuses on contemporary artistic responses to genocides and other atrocities.

supports classroom learning in:
Social Studies.

topics covered:
WWII, Foreign History, European History, Multicultural.

contact info
Phone: 847-967-4848
Email: education@ihmec.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: 10 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, 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: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: Yes. 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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