Teacher Resources

The Park City Museum has first class exhibits that tell the story of our town’s history. Teachers may visit the exhibits to learn more or visit the Hal Compton Research Library to explore our research materials. Please call Jenette Purdy at 435-649-7457 ext 5102 for questions about our teacher resources. Look for our annual Educators’ Evening to learn about upcoming school programs and available resources.

Curriculum Guides & Lesson Plans

The Park City Museum Education Department offers teacher resources to aid educators in the classroom and other educational environments. We offer full curriculum guides for Elementary and 8th grade science. We also offer lesson plans tailored to our permanent programs and changing gallery programs.

Curriculum Guides: Click on the links below to download a copy of the following curriculum guides

Pre/Post Visit Lesson Plans: Click on the links below to download a copy of pre and post visit lesson plans that correspond to our school programs [School Program Descriptions]

Tozer Gallery Lesson Plans: The Tozer Gallery features a rotating exhibit every 2-5 months. Please check our School Programs page for the latest exhibit offering and lesson plans.

Traveling Trunks

Can’t come to the Museum for a field trip? Bring the Museum to your class! Our traveling trunks are available for check out and each trunk includes lesson plans, activities, and objects. We have traveling trunks for the following:

    • 2nd Grade Traveling Trunk
    • 8th Grade Traveling Trunk

Please contact Jenette Purdy at education@parkcityhistory.org or 435-649-7457 ext 5102 to check out a traveling trunk.

Transportation Stipends

The Park City Museum offers Transportation Stipends for transportation costs based on need and availability. Click here to find out more about our stipends and how to apply.

Complimentary Museum Membership for Local Teachers

All local teachers in Summit and Wasatch County may receive a free individual membership to the museum. Call 435-649-7457 or email education@parkcityhistory.org  to sign up for your teacher membership.