We know field trips are tough to plan these days. Instead, connect with one of our many state historic sites or the Indiana State Museum through a free, 30-minute live virtual broadcast. Through pre-recorded videos and/or photos of exhibits, artifacts or outdoor spaces, a staff member will present and highlight key components from their location. These programs align with Indiana Academic Standards.

Mound Quest

Angel Mounds State Historic Site

Mondays at 9 a.m. CST and Tuesdays at 2 p.m. CST
Grades 2-5 

Join an Angel Mounds staff member for a brief overview of the Mississippian culture and the archaeology conducted on the site. Students will have an opportunity to ask staff questions via chat during the presentation.

Indiana State Standards: SOCIAL STUDIES: 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.2.4, 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.1.4, 3.1.7, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 5.1.1, 5.1.3, WH.1.1, WH.1.2

Schedule by calling 812.853.3956 or emailing angelmoundsshs@indianamuseum.org.

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site Virtual Field Trip

Corydon Capitol State Historic Site

March 2, April 6 and May 4, 1 p.m.
Grades 4

During this experience students will learn about Corydon’s role as Indiana’s first state capital from 1816-1825, including the first State Capitol Building and the Governor’s Headquarters.

Indiana State Standards: SOCIAL STUDIES: 4.1.4, 4.1.5, 4.1.6, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.4

Schedule by calling 812.738.4890 or emailing corydoncapitolshs@indianamuseum.org.

Women of Culbertson

Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site

March 2 and 16, 10 a.m.
Grades 5-12

Meet the women of the Culbertson Mansion. What was life like for the women who lived at the home during the Victorian era? From Mrs. Culbertson, her daughters and the servant staff, learn about women’s work, education, dress, customs and pastimes.

Indiana State Standards: 4.1.9, E.1.9, E.5.6, IS.1.8

Schedule by calling 812.944.9600 or emailing culbertsonmansionshs@indianamuseum.org.

Understanding the Underground Railroad in Indiana

Levi and Catharine Coffin State Historic Site

Feb. 2 and 16, March 2 and 16, April 6 and 20, May 3 and 17 at 9:30 a.m.
Grades 3-12

Students will get a chance to see the historic Coffin home and have a chance to ask questions regarding the history of the Underground Railroad in Indiana.

Indiana State Standards: SOCIAL STUDIES: 3.1.2,.1.3, 3.1.4, 3.1.6, 3.1.7, 3.2.2, 3.2.4, 3.2.5, 3.2.6, 3.3.11, 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 4.1.6, 4.1.7, 4.3.8, 4.3.9, 4.4.4, 5.1.20, 6.1.22, 3.1.23, 8.1.11, 8.1.22, 8.1.23, 8.1.28, 8.1.29, 8.1.30, 8.2.6, 8.2.7, 8.2.9, 8.3.6, 8.3.8, USH.1.3, IS.1.5

Schedule by calling 765.847.1691 or emailing levicoffincenter@indianamuseum.org.

Gene's Cabin at Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

April 7 and 21, May 5 and 19, June 2 and 16, 11 a.m.
Grades 3-12

Take a brief virtual tour of the inside of Gene’s Cabin and learn about some of the unique traits she designed for each space. Q&A session will follow to help students learn more about Gene and her work.

Indiana State Standards: SOCIAL STUDIES: K.1.1, K.1.4, K.3.6, K.4.2, K.4.4, 1.1.1, 1.3.8, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.2.5, 2.3.7, 2.5.1, 3.1.4, 3.1.7, 3.3.5, 3.5.3, 3.5.5,  4.1.9, 4.5.4, 5.3.11, 6.1.20, 6.3.13, 6.5.5,  6.5.9, 8.1.31, 8.3.9, 8.5.3, 8.5.6, 8.5.7, 8.5.8, LANGUAGE ARTS: 1.7.9, 2.2.3, 3.3.4, 3.7.3, 6.1.1, 8.3.7, 9.3.12, 10.3.12, SCIENCE: K.1.1, K.4.1, K.4.2, K.6.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.4.4, 2.1.3, 2.3.4, 2.3.6, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.5.3, 2.5.6, 3.1.6, 3.4.1, 4.1.7, 4.4.2, 4.4.3, 4.4.6, 4.4.7, 4.4.8, 5.4.4,  6.1.5,  6.3.16,  7.1.5,  7.1.6,  8.1.8, BIOLOGY: B.1.38, ART: 2.1.1

Schedule by calling 260.854.3790 or emailing genestrattonportershs@indianamuseum.org.

Lanier Mansion Virtual Field Trip

Lanier Mansion State Historic Site

Feb. 3, March 3 and April 7, 10 a.m.
Grades 4-12

Learn about the history of the Lanier Mansion, family and servants is this interactive virtual program.

Indiana State Standards: 4.1.9, E.1.9, E.5.6, IS.1.8

Schedule by calling 812.265.3526 or emailing laniermansionshs@indianamuseum.org.

Gene's Cabin at Limberlost State Historic Site

Limberlost State Historic Site

April 14 and 28, May 12 and 26, June 9 and 23, 11 a.m.
Grades 3-12

Take a brief virtual tour of the inside of Gene’s Cabin and learn about some of the unique traits she designed for each space. Q&A session will follow to help students learn more about Gene and her work.

Indiana State Standards: SOCIAL STUDIES: K.1.1, K.3.3,  K.4.4,  K.5.4,  1.1.1,  1.3.4,  2.1.1,  2.1.2,  2.3.7,  2.5.5,  3.1.4,  3.1.7,  3.3.7,  3.5.3, 3.5.5,  4.1.9,  4.2.8,  4.5.4,  4.5.5,  5.3.11,  6.1.19,  6.1.20,  6.3.13,  6.3.16,  6.5.5, 6.5.7, 6.5.9, 8.1.27, 8.1.28, 8.1.31, 8.3.9, 8.5.3, 8.5.6, SS 8.5.7, SS 8.5.8, LANGUAGE ARTS: 3.3.4, 3.7.3, 6.2.3, 8.3.7, SCIENCE: 2.1.3,  2.3.6, 3.1.4,  3.1.6,  4.1.7, 4.4.7, 4.6.4,  5.1.3,  5.1.4,  5.1.6,  6.1.5,  6.3.16,  7.1.5,  7.1.6,  8.1.8, ART: K.2.1,  K.12.2,  1.2.1,  1.12.2,  2.1.1,   2.12.2,  3.1.2,  3.12.2,  3.13.1,  4.1.1,  4.3.2,  4.12.2,  5.1.1,  5.1.2,  5.12.2,  6.1.1,  6.12.2,  6.13.1,  7.1.1,  7.12.2,  7.13.1,  8.1.1,  8.12.2,  8.13.1, US HISTORY: USH.9.1, USH.9.2, LANGUAGE ARTS: 9.3.12, 10.2.1, 10.3.12, 11.2.5, 12.2.5, BIOLOGY: B.1.39, B.1.41, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: ENV.1.2, ENV.1.4, ENV.1.5, ENV.1.6, ENV.1.30, ART: H.1.1, H.1.2,  H.12.2,  H.13.1

Schedule by calling 260.368.7428 or emailing limberlostshs@indianamuseum.org.

Virtual Exploration of the T.C. Steele State Historic Site

T.C. Steele State Historic Site

Jan. 13 & 27, Feb. 17, March 24, April 7 & 28 and May 19, 10:30 a.m.
Grades K-12

You’ll see images of the grounds, historic buildings and gardens. You and your students will also discover what’s inside the artists’ large studio, and what it means to be an en plein air painter!

Indiana State Standards: VISUAL ARTS: VA: Pr4.1.PKa, VA:Pr5.1.PKa, VA:Pr4.1.1a, VA:Pr4.1.2a, VA:Pr4.1.3a, VA:PR5.1.Ia, VA:Pr5.1.IIIa,  VA:Pr6.1.Ka, VA:Pr6.1.1a, VA:Pr6.1.2a, VA:Pr6.1.4a, VA.Pr6.1.5a, VA:Pr6.1.6a, VA:Re8.1.Pk, VA:Re8.1.Ka, VA:Re8.1.1a, VA:Re8.1.2a, VA:Re8.1.3a, VA:Re8.1.5a, VA:Re8.1.6a, VA:Re8.1.7a, VA:Re8.1.8a, , VA:Re8.1.Ia, SOCIAL STUDIES: 1.1.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.2

Schedule by calling 812.988.2785 or emailing tcsteeleshs@indianamuseum.org.

Five Firsts for Indiana

Vincennes State Historic Site

Jan. 28, Feb. 25, March 25, April 29 and May 27, 1 p.m.
Grades 3-5

Explore these firsts for Indiana that include the first city, first capital, first public school, first print shop and first “Fort Knox.” See images and video clips from each location and follow up with Q&A session.

Indiana State Standards:  SOCIAL STUDIES: 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 3.1.4, 3.1.8, 3.2.1, 3.2.4, 3.4.3

Schedule by calling 812.882.7422 or emailing vincennesshs@indianamuseum.org.

Hoosiers Making History

Indiana State Museum

All program dates have been filled
Feb. 11, March 11, April 8 and May 6, 10 a.m.

Grade 4

Learn about the people that shaped Indiana through their innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit during the 1900s.

Indiana State Standards:  SOCIAL STUDIES: 4.1.9, 4.1.10, 4.1.12, 4.1.18, 4.4.7

Schedule by calling 317.509.7679 or emailing kmangan@indianamuseum.org.

Indiana State Museum