Special Interest Programs

Silver Islet (1870-1890)

Grade 4 to Grade 12
Social Studies, History, Geography,
Science and Technology

Silver Islet, at one time the world’s richest silver mine, has quite a past. Students will uncover the legend of the mine, the way of life during that period, and the actual operations. It’s a fascinating story.  Pair this program with the Silver Islet Education Kit, available at your board’s Resource Centre.


Scavenger Hunt

Grade 4 to Grade 12

Interested in bringing your students for a shorter or less-structured program? Familiarize yourself with the Thunder Bay Museum with a general guided tour…then you’re off in teams for a hunt that will send you through three floors of galleries.

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