• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

For Teachers

ATTENTION:
Beginning October 1, 2014, Old Courthouse history galleries will be closed for reconstruction. Galleries will be unavailable for use by school, scout and public groups. Galleries will reopen in spring 2015. Check back for opening dates.

EDUCATION RESOURCES

Below is a list of resources for teachers, homeschool parents, scout leaders and educators. Click on the links below for more information. To make reservations for our free Museum Education Programs, Boy Scout and Girl Scout programs please call 877.982.1410, ext. 0.

Education Flyer (PDF)
Click on the link above for the park's current education flyer with information on museum education programs, educational resources, traveling trunks, teacher workshops, and more.

FREE TEACHER WORKSHOPS
Click here for more information.

Archival Resources

Museum Education Programs


Outreach Programs

Scouting Programs

Self-Guided Tours

Special Lewis & Clark interactive website

Special Programs

Teacher Activity Guides

Teaching with Historic Places


Traveling Trunks

Video loan program

If you are taking your class to the top of the Gateway Arch or to one of the movie theaters, please visit gatewayarch.com for ticket information.

Education programs and resources at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial are made possible by funding from Jefferson National Parks Association. The Association is a not-for-profit organization and operates stores offering a wide selection of books, audio and video materials and replicated living history items. For more information, please visit their online bookstore. Education discounts for schools are available by calling (voice) 314-231-5474 or (voice) 1-800-537-7962.

 
students in rotunda of Old Courthouse
Students participate in education program at Old Courthouse
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was a gathering place for pioneers going west. It was also the site of several important nineteeth century trials which helped fuel major changes to the American way of life. To learn more about the Old Courthouse click here. More...