"Truly every generation discovers the world all new again and knows it can improve it." - Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum are classrooms full of lessons on Herbert Hoover's career, family, and community. Field trips, curriculum materials, professional development opportunities, and suggested reading can help teachers and their classes make Herbert Hoover National Historic Site an extension of their classrooms.

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Plan A Field Trip

Kids can visit historic buildings and learn about Herbert Hoover with a park ranger during field trips.

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A park ranger with school children on a park field trip

Know Your History

Learn more about Herbert Hoover and be prepared for the classroom with a suggested reading list.

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Books about Herbert Hoover stacked on a bookshelf.

Curriculum Materials

Free activity guides help with classroom instruction or to prepare for a class field trip.

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An old fashioned bell, globe, books, and pencils on a teachers desk.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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P.O. Box 607
West Branch, IA 52358


(319) 643-2541

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