It used to be that Museum´s were dark, musty places where you could see shelves and shelves of artifacts in row. Not anymore! Museums offer a wide range of exciting education programs that bring his
Audio Tour Options
Some people learn best when they hear someone speak. But your budget is not large enough to hire an army of tour guides! Here are some options for creating effective audio tours.
Civil War Programming Ideas
This year marks the beginning of a four year commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Here are some programming ideas for museums to join in the festivities.
Creating Educational Travel Trunks
With shrinking field trip budgets, you can keep your museum in teachers’ minds with an education trunk program!
Creating Worthwhile Field Trips
In today’s economy, you have to provide much more than just FUN to get teachers to bring their classes to your museum.
Interactive Website Harvest of History
Museums are beginning to focus more on providing online resources that compliment their sites. “Harvest of History,” a joint project between The Farmers’ Museum and the National Gardening Association, is an outstanding example of a history-based website.
Museum Activities for Kids
Many museums have hands-on activities for kids. But you might want to visit the museum ahead of time to plan a fun experience of your own!
Museum Audio Tour Buttons
Audio buttons are a simple and inexpensive way to enhance your permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Museum Audio Tour Tips
Here are some tips and ideas for creating effective audio tours at your museum!
Museum Field Trip Tips for Students
Spring is the busiest time of year for most museums. Here’s how to get the most out of your field trip as a student. The other articles in this series offer tips for teachers and regular museum visitors during field trip season.
Museum Field Trip Tips for Teachers
Spring is the busiest time of year for most museums. Here’s how to get the most out of your field trip as a teacher. The other articles in this series offer tips for students and regular museum visitors during field trip season.
Podcasting Museum Audio Tours
The future meets the past in this brand new approach to museum programming!
What is a Docent?
Do you know what a museum docent is?
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History Day is not just a day, it’s an experience! If you haven’t heard of it before, there are lots of opportunities to get involved in your community.
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