Teacher Trunk Program

Boone County Historical Museum Presents: Teacher Trunks

What are Teacher Trunks?

“Teacher Trunks” are boxes that contain a variety of real and reproduction historic artifacts and documents. Each trunk will focus on a particular era or event in history. The items in the trunks will be used for hands-on learning in the classroom.

Teacher Trunks are available for teachers at any school or homeschool organization to rent from the museum!

Available Trunks

  • Illinois State Symbols
  • Fossils and palentology
  • Native American Life in Northern Illinois
  • The Holocaust*
  • The Pioneer Woman
  • WWII Artifcats

* Items geerously donated by the United States Holocaust memorial Museum in Washington, DC.


**More trunks coming soon

Contact Anna to reserve your Teacher Trunk!