Teacher Resources

Polynesian navigation chart

Native sailing chart, shells represent islands or island groups. Marshall Islands, late 19th century. Gift of Alexander Agassiz, 1875. PM 00-8-70/55587.

Free Benefits for Educators

Educators receive special benefits at the Peabody Museum, including:

  • An opportunity to preview the museum without your students. Enjoy one free admission per AFT or MTA member card or school ID for K-12 teachers working in Massachusetts schools. This offer does not apply to scheduled group visits.
  • Downloadable resources for teachers (below) and students.
  • Multimedia access to videos and lectures related to featured educational programs and current exhibitions of interest to teachers and students.
  • An easy way to preview a class visit to the Museum: watch the video K-12 Class field trips.
  • Orient your elementary group with a pre-visit video about behavioral expectations.
  • Collections Online brings the Museum’s collections into the classroom.
  • Many free and open to the public lectures and programs. For details see the Calendar of Events
  • Reserve a hands-on Museum Mysteries kit for use in the museum. 

Downloadable Guides to Museum Programs

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Review and Bring to Museum

Financial Assistance for Field Trips

Multimedia Resources