Borrow a School Resource Kit
​​​​Can't visit the Museum?  Take the museum into your classroom!  Each thematic kit includes artifacts and reproductions along with a teacher's manual filled with information, images, GLCE connections, common core standards and suggested activities.


Becoming Modern, 1880-1910

Bird Adaptations ​New

The Civil War: A Soldier's Life


The Fur Trade

Tools of the Lumberjack's Trade

Marine Life

Michigan Farming

Rocks and Minerals

One-Room Schoolhouse

Woodland Indians


Choose one of the following to borrow a kit:

Suggested donations: School Resource Kits:  $5 for 3-day loan

​​Teachers who are part of GIRSD and GCRESD may be able to have the kits delivered and picked up for free. Please email us at or call 989-774-3829.