• Stars appear behind a dramatic landscape of rocky mountains, rolling hills, and fields of grass

    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Traveling Trunks


Reserve our free cultural heritage traveling trunks and explore the Tongva & Chumash pre-contact period and 19th century Spanish/Mexican cultures of the Mission and Rancho eras. Teacher-led traveling trunks are designed to compare cultural periods in Southern California and the Santa Monica Mountains. Period reproduction artifacts, activities, lesson plans, reference materials and curriculum guides are included.

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