Portable Museum Programs

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Portable School Programs: We'll Bring Local History to Your Classroom!

Portable Programs are free for all Elmhurst Schools and $25 for all other groups. Museum staff or volunteers bring interactive, history-related programs into your classroom. Programs can be customized to your curriculum or area of study. The current lineup of Portable Programs includes:


Kids take a fascinating journey through Elmhurst history (Grade 2-4).

So You Want to Be an Immigrant?

Pack a trunk with German immigrants from Elmhurst's past (Grade 2-4).

Old-fashioned Games

Students will learn how children of the past played through games and toys such as cup-and-ball, spinning tops and hoop-and-sticks(Grades Pre K-5).

Elmhurst's Native Americans

Participants will hear about the Potawatomi Indians, early Illinois residents and the very first residents of Elmhurst (Grade 3-5).

the 2016-2017 School Programs Brochure.

To schedule a Portable Program in your classroom, please contact Museum Educator Jessie Sekiya at 630-833-7090 or EHMeducator@elmhurst.org.