Teachers and Students

PUBLIC NOTICE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois State Museum is not offering onsite field trips at this time. Groups are limited to 10 people with 1 adult for every 5 children. See our Visitor Information Page for the latest details and reservations. Please visit our Educator’s Webpage for virtual exhibits, activities, and resources. Our Family Fun Site also offers activities that can be adapted to the classroom.  We also have a variety of online resources designed for K-12 teachers that covers a variety of subjects.

The Illinois State Museum has many resources for educators and their students. Visit the Museum with your class for a self-guided experience or access our excellent online exhibits. Click a link to get started.

Last walk through the Illinois State Museum

Plan a Visit

Online Resources
Educator's Webpage
Professional Development
Family Fun Site