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The MHS library and galleries will close at 4:00 PM on Thursday, 8 December for a special event.

Education

History & Civic Learning

The MHS is dedicated to strengthening K-12 education in Massachusetts and beyond by providing ever-expanding access to our unparalleled  collections. We serve teachers and students through three main educational initiatives: National History Day in Massachusetts (NHD), teacher professional development, and robust online resources.

Our Impact

The MHS plays a pivotal role in addressing challenges currently facing the education sector like the need for more expansive teacher training and more equitable civic learning opportunities for students.

Contact Us

Please contact us at 617-646-0588 or education@masshist.org with any questions.

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HISTORY SOURCE

Explore high-quality, vetted primary source sets and teaching materials organized by topic, time period, and grade span. 

Explore the History Source

EXPLORE MHS COLLECTIONS
CLASSROOM RESOURCES

The MHS offers content-rich online resources.

Ask a Librarian

Digital Collections

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NATIONAL HISTORY DAY

National History Day is a vetted, proven program that prepares students for college, career, and active citizenship. Learn more.

TEACHER WORKSHOPS
TEACHER WORKSHOPS

The MHS offers teacher training that harnesses the content knowledge of scholars and curriculum experts and emphasizes primary source exploration and peer-to-peer collaboration.

View upcoming workshops

STUDENT PROGRAMS & CLASS VISITS
STUDENT PROGRAMS & CLASS VISITS

The MHS provides engaging, inquiry-based programs for students that make history meaningful and relevant.

Schedule a student program

STUDENT & TEACHER FELLOWSHIPS
STUDENT & TEACHER FELLOWSHIPS

The MHS offers educational fellowships that provide teachers and students with the opportunity to conduct intensive research in our collections.

Learn about fellowship options