Educator Resources

Take advantage of programs aimed at expanding your knowledge and enhancing your teaching skills. Use our resources to supplement your classroom curriculum, enhance a field trip experience, or bring Indiana to life for your students. Learn about these opportunities below or in our downloadable PreK-12 Education Program Guide.

Learning Resource Trunks

From Civil War to Indiana quilts, we have a Learning Resource Trunk perfect for your class! Give your students hands-on activities to help them discover Indiana art, science and culture. Interactive trunks are packed with books, artifacts, posters and activities. Each trunk includes a teacher’s manual and fulfills select Indiana Academic Standards. Learn more >>

Educator Guides

There are so many things to experience within the galleries, and our downloadable guides will help you plan a more in-depth experience for your students. Stay tuned for new guides coming soon!

Educator Newsletter

Our educator newsletter offers the latest learning opportunities, experiences, educational programs and events at the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites.

Sign up for the Educator Newsletter in our subscription center by selecting the 'School/Education Programs' topic. There, you also can sign up to receive news about other upcoming programs through our Monthly Lineup newsletter. Subscribe >>

PreK-12 Education Program Guide

Download your copy of our PreK-12 Education Program Guide. This handy tool includes everything you need to know about our field trips, school and outreach programs, galleries, and special exhibitions. Download now >>

Educator Activity of the Month

Each month, we explore an activity designed to stimulate students’ development and interest in STEAM topics. View activity >>