Smithsonian Resources

As a Smithsonian Affiliate, we want to bring resources to you to give you the opportunity to explore our nation's rich heritage from Art & Design, History & Culture, and Science & Nature. You can explore many of these collections on the Smithsonian website

Smithsonian Collections

The scope of objects in Smithsonian collections is staggering—from ancient Chinese bronzes to the Star-Spangled Banner; from a 3.5 billion-year-old fossil to the Apollo lunar landing module; from the ruby slippers featured in The Wizard of Oz to presidential memorabilia. Scholars and scientific researchers at the Smithsonian—and around the world—use these vast collections in their research to expand human knowledge. Learn more about the range of the Smithsonian collections on their National Collections Dashboard or by visiting their Collections Search.

Smithsonian Learning Lab

The Smithsonian Learning Lab puts the treasures of the world's largest museum, education, and research complex within reach. The Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian's expansive community of knowledge and learning.

Smithsonian Virtual Events

The Smithsonian hosts a variety of webcasts and online events on various topics. You can view their list of events here. Mark your calendars! 

Learning at Home for Kids & Teens

The Smithsonian offers many ways for your kids and teens to learn at home. Everything from music and fashion, minerals and gems, toys and games, and fun comics and activities. You can explore the array of learning opportunities with the Smithonsian here
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