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Chippewa Valley Museum
PO Box 1204
Eau Claire, WI 54702-1204

1204 E. Half Moon Drive
Eau Claire, WI 54703
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History kits, a great way to bring the Museum to your classroom, are available for check-out. Artifacts in the kits vary widely and, for the most part, are not fragile. Each costs $10 for two weeks.

New History Kits:

Child's Work in the Progressive Era

Citizen Activism

Discovering Your Community

Getting from Here to There

The Great Depression

History Detectives

In Sickness and in Health

Lumber Country

Mapping History

Playing Around in the '20s & '30s

Rubberheads: Industrialization

Whose Place Is This?

The Civilian Conservation Corps

Classic History Kits:

School Days

Hmong in America

Pioneer Kitchen

Pioneer Home Life


Civil War

World War I

World War II

Indian Artifacts

Granny’s Trunk

Grandpa’s Pockets

Logging and Lumber


Click here for a more detailed description of the kits (two-page pdf file).
Other kits include a Hmong Story Kit -- with table-top display, books, maps, and a variety of hands-on items -- and a Paths of the People traveling exhibit, with five stand-alone kiosks for libraries or commons areas. For more on any of these kits, call Dorie Boetcher at (715) 834-7871.You can also e-mail Dorie Boetcher:

Getting There History Kit

A view inside the "Getting from Here to There" kit

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