Explore the connections between the past, present, and future.
Field trips to the Chicago History Museum enable students to interact with artifacts, documents, works of art, interactives, learning stations, and more. See, hear, experience, and even touch history to develop an understanding of the past and how it informs our present.
Pre-K and Kindergarden
Our Crazy for Trains discovery bags help your students delve into Chicago’s amazing transportation history through role play, manipulatives, read-aloud books, and song. Learn more.
Please note that on-site field trips for pre-K and kindergarten are currently suspended.
From activity stations to workshops, elementary students will use their senses to connect to the choices and challenges Chicagoans faced as their city grew and developed. Explore field trip options.
Please note that on-site field trips for elementary school students are available only for grades 3 and up.
Middle and High School
Enjoy an audio tour or become a curator in our Facing Freedom workshop. Voice and civic learning are at the heart of our experiences for middle and high school students. Explore field trip options.