Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

The museum’s collection includes archeological, ethnographic and art objects of American Indian and Inuit (Eskimo) people from all time periods, from the Paleo-Indian period through the present day. The museum’s main exhibition galleries showcase the Native cultures of the Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast, and Arctic regions of the United States and Canada. There are several temporary exhibit galleries that change several times a year.

Information on current exhibits.

Docent-Led Tours
highlights the Mitchell's permanent collection including the popular "touching tables," followed by an age appropriate craft activity and a visit to the upstairs teaching lodge.  Group tours are tailored to the group's interest, length of visit, and age.  The tour can include storytelling if requested.

For information on booking your field trip.

Contact Info

Address: 3001 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201. Tel: 847-475-1030. Website: www.mitchellmuseum.org. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Thurs. until 8PM, Sun. 12PM-4PM.


Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Arts, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Arts, Social Studies.