Engage with the stuff of history with these traveling resource kits delivered right to you.

Explore, touch, play, reflect and feel the history with our carefully curated and researched Boxes. Each Box contains a special collection of objects, maps, images, documents, books and lesson plans.

The Museum in a Box Program is a great way to incorporate object-based learning into your classroom, library or community events, and it promotes learning and engagement.

Check the options below to find more details about the available boxes, and use the form to request your reservation!

Family and Community Life

Grades K-4

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Underground Railroad

Grades 4-8

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Indigenous Wonders

Grades 4-7

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Museum in a Box Order Form

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How much does it cost?

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The rental fee for each Box is $50 for a period of 14 days. This includes shipment to your school, library or organization.
Return shipping costs are the responsibility of the borrower unless you choose to pay for a return label (a $25 cost).

What is the rental period?

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The rental period for each Box is 14 days. Rental periods begin on Mondays (please select a Monday to begin your rental period when ordering).
Your kit will be shipped to you the Wednesday prior to your requested date to ensure that it arrives by the start of your rental period.

How Do I Order?

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Boxes must be reserved at least two weeks before the desired 14 day rental period and requests will be fulfilled depending on availability. All kits must be requested using the online request form.

How Do I Pay?

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Once your request is received an agreement with payment information will be sent to you via email within three business days. Payments must be completed prior to shipment. Boxes will not be sent if payment is not received.

We are still in the process of updating Museum in a Box programming, please email us for additional information at: [email protected]