Educational Resources

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

Are you a teacher looking to strengthen 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.




Special Educational Offerings include:

NARWHAL: Revealing an Arctic Legend

February 3 – June 16, 2024

From their depictions of the 1500s to pop culture icons, dive deep into the world of nature’s most mystical sea-creature as the UHM hosts the Smithsonian traveling exhibition, featuring a life-size model of an 18-foot narwhal!


Vision & Spirit: Black Artists from the Bank of America Collection

February 17 – June 2, 2024

Vision and Spirit: Black Artists in the Bank of America Collection features art from 48 renowned artists born in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Students will explore the principles of art criticism and create their self-portraits.


Salley Mavor: Bedtime Stitches

March 2 – May 5,  2024

Salley Mavor has spent four decades developing her signature style, carving out her own niche within the children’s book world & fiber art community. Bedtime Stitches features 18 pieces of original artwork, sharing the “universal theme of children sleeping safe in their beds.”

D-DAY: The Memory Lives On


May 11, 2024 – January 19, 2025


Artifacts, uniforms, archival materials, ephemera, art and more will share this remarkable moment in history and provide answers to “What is D-Day?”


Curious George: Let’s Get Curious

May 25, 2024 – October 6, 2024

Join in the hands-on, bilingual adventure that takes place in the neighborhood where Curious George lives with his friend, The Man in the Yellow Hat. Schedule a guided field trip that shares the history of George’s creators and incorporates several STEAM concepts.


Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories

August 31, 2024 – October 20,  2024

Away from Home explores the off-reservation boarding schools through a kaleidoscope of first-person voices. Stories of student resistance, creative resolve, escape and faith in oneself and heritage, speak individually across eras.


All other Educational Offerings include:

Guided Tours

Museum Exhibitions

Field Trips

Social Studies Standards


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 Sarah Wright
864-467-3100 ext. 102