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The Museum’s newly revamped Education Kit Program offers hands-on, object-oriented educational kits suitable for a class of 25-30 students. These kits cover a variety of historical topics and are compliant with the current Ontario curriculum. Each kit includes a teacher’s resource guide, artifacts and/or archival documents, hands-on activities, and discussion questions. Some kits may also include resource books, games, or audio-visual components.
Borrowing a Kit
Education Kits are available for three-week loan periods. Borrow a kit and deliver the program in your classroom at your own pace.
- There is NO FEE for this loan, donations are encouraged.
- Kits returned after their due date are subject to a $15.00 late fee.
- Gloves will be washed prior and after use.
- Case will be held quarantined for 72 hours before going out again.
Chew on This
Food and eating habits in the 1800s
Early occupations, tools, and technological changes that shaped popular professions.
My Family Tree
Making personal connections with the past through genealogy.
My Home Town
Learning about Thunder Bay’s past using early maps.
The Story of Shoes
The history of shoemaking.
The importance of newspapers for informing the present and preserving Thunder Bay’s past.
Canada’s participation in the First and Second World Wars.
To borrow a kit or book an outreach speaker, please contact our Education & Outreach Coordinator by email or by phone at (807) 623-0801.