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Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip

Take a field trip to the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison! Students will learn about Wisconsin archaeology, the fur trade, and native people.

Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.

Learn how artifacts are conserved after they have been excavated from their underwater resting places

Use the interactive web-feature, The Mammoth Mystery, to teach students about Wisconsin archaeology, Paleo Indians, and the Kenosha County Mammoth

Help your students think like archaeologists with The Mammoth Mystery interactive resource.

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

With our archaeology activity boxes, students will learn using the same tools and techniques employed by archaeologists.

Inquire about in-person presentations by archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Underwater Archaeology

Learn about why there were so many shipwrecks in the 1800s off Wisconsin's shores.

Classroom Material

The Sinking of the Lucerne

Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show

Learn about how the Lucerne sank in the Chequamegon Bay in 1886
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