DuPage County Historical Museum

 
The DuPage County Historical Museum principal purpose is to educate the general public through the collection, preservation, interpretation, and exhibition of materials documenting the history of DuPage County and its relationship to Illinois and the nation. The Museum provides school and scout programs, group tours, classroom presentations and more. Visit dupagemuseum.org for more information.
 
For current and upcoming exhibits, visit www.dupagemuseum.org/exhibits.htm.
 
Contact Info
Address: 102 E. Wesley Street, Wheaton, Illinois 60187. DuPage County. Tel: 630-510-4941. Email: mpodkowa@wheatonparks.org. Website: www.dupagemuseum.org. Hrs: Weekdays 8:30AM-4:30PM, Weekends 12PM- 4PM. Contact: Michelle Podkowa, Museum Educator, 630-510-4956.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free admission, tours and programs start at $2/student.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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