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Museum Week -CANCELLED-
May 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 15, 2020
May 11-15, 2020
In celebration of Museum Week (May 11-15) and International Museum Day (May 18), the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol is hitting the road to bring the Museum to YOU in your classroom for FREE!
Choose from two interactive, hands-on 35 minute sessions that explore how archival resources
and historic objects can bring local stories from the past to life.
Recommended for grades 7-12
Access primary sources to unlock the past & the fascinating, tragic and strange stories of inmates from the Huron Historic Gaol (active 1841-1972), Huron County’s first municipal building and only designated National Historic Site. Students will be invited to match the historic crime to the real sentence, and access archival resources to creatively interpret the past in their own words.
Recommended for grades 3-6
Investigate mystery artifacts from the Huron County Museum. Try to determine what the objects are with hands-on investigations, and learn their real uses, stories and the connections to the past. Explore the Huron County Museum’s wide and diverse collection of objects, and guess what in the world those objects could be!
To book a FREE Museum Week visit for your class: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the program you have selected and your preferred date(s) and time(s) between May 11-15. Include a teacher’s contact information, grade level and the number of students in your class. Availability is limited, and programs will be delivered on a first-come, first-serve basis & according to the geography of participating schools. One program per class. Coordination between colleagues at a single school is appreciated.
Can’t book May 11-15? Outreach programs from the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol are available by request pending staff availability. Rates are a $75.00 program fee for schools in Huron County, or a program fee plus mileage for schools outside of the county of Huron.
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