Edwardsville Children's Museum

A hands-­on museum where children interact, explore, and have fun in diverse exhibit spaces including the City Library, City Police Department with Crime Lab, Agriculture Education Garden, and others. Children can play in the credit union vault, deliver mail throughout the museum, create plays with puppets and instruments, shop in the market, discover great books, navigate on a virtual flight system, and more. Self-guided and guided field trip programs are available, with themes for guided trips, such as Everyday Objects as Art. Programs available for scouts on topics such as animal habitats, cooking, gardening, and landscape painting.
Contact Info
Address: 722 Holyoake Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025. Madison County. Tel: 618-692-2094. Email: education@edwardsvillechildrensmuseum.org. Website: www.edwardsvillechildrensmuseum.org. Hrs: Tues., Fri., & Sat. 10AM - 6PM.
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-5th. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art, Language Arts/English, Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

Hunting for ideas to make museum trips more exciting? Allow a sculpture to inspire a creative story. Enact a skit from a painting. Sketch creatures from a science exhibit. Giving your students a fun focus can make a trip to the museum more enjoyable.... Continue