Educational Resources

At the Upcountry History Museum, the past comes to life!

Are you a teacher looking to spice up your curriculum with a field trip? Maybe you need artifacts to share in your classroom? Do you have a troop of scouts itching to investigate the world? We have just what you need to make history fun and relevant.


2020-2021 Educational Offerings

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Special Educational Offerings include:

Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams

August 21 – October 31, 2021

The Manzanar Relocation Center was the first of 10 camps established to detain 120,000 individuals of Japanese descent. During the camp’s operation, Ansel Adams documented the physical, cultural, and psychological conditions of camp life.

Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection

October 9, 2021 – January 30, 2022

Explore 26 historic quilts from Mr. Burns’ private collection. Displayed alongside eloquent, anecdotal thoughts about quilts, collecting, art and authenticity, Burns’ quilts function as his films do: they spark dialogue and remind us – he hopes – of our shared humanity.

Hover Box Element

War Dogs: Never Above You, Never Below You, Always Beside You

October 30, 2021 – February 27, 2022

Since the American Revolutionary War, military working dogs have served with all branches of the United States Armed Forces. Learn their importance through the life-size sculptures by artist James Mellick, combat art, and loaned personal objects.

All other Educational Offerings include:


Guided Tours

Museum Exhibitions

Field Trips

Hands-on Learning


Badge Workshops

Homeschool Days

Traveling Trunks

Rent a history trunk!


Programs that travel to your classroom!

Distance Learning

More coming soon...

For Questions or To Schedule a Visit


Need more assistance?  Contact Kristen Pace.
864-467-3100 ext. 118