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
Discovering Your Community
Getting from Here to There
The Great Depression
In Sickness and in Health
Playing Around in the '20s & '30s
Whose Place Is This?
The Civilian Conservation Corps
Classic History Kits:
Hmong in America
Pioneer Home Life
World War I
World War II
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
A view inside the "Getting from Here to There" kit