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Saturday, 9am - 5pm
Tuesday, 3pm - 7pm
Wednesday, 3pm -7pm

 

 

N. W. Harris Learning Collection

Don't forget to register for our Educator Open House on Thursday, October 23rd, from 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.! This free event for educators takes you behind the scenes in our collections and special exhibits, and is a great opportunity to connect with fellow educators. For more information on the event and how to register, go to http://www.fieldmuseum.org/at-the-field/programs/educator-open-house

Take The Field Museum with you!

From a skunk specimen to SUE’s tooth to a ceremonial mask from Cameroon, the N. W. Harris Learning Collection at The Field Museum gives educators and parents the chance to take the Museum's collection to their classroom or home.  Borrow these specimens and artifacts and when you return your borrowed treasures, peruse our 100-year-old Learning Collection and take something new!

With over 400 unique Exhibit Cases (mini-dioramas) and 70 Experience Boxes (hands-on kits) your options are endless! 

Use materials from the N.W. Harris Learning Collection at The Field Museum to engage students in scientific practices, develop critical thinking skills, and pique curiosity about Earth’s natural and cultural diversity. 

 

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