Have you ever wondered how other people lived in the past? What they might have been like? What they ate? Perhaps how their lives different to yours now?
The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology has a fascinating and diverse collection – from Native American totem poles, to precious artifacts of the ancient world, and even impressive Maya sculptures – that will educate kids on the history of the planet and those who have walked among it.
Kids will learn about cultures from other parts of the world, such as the Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa and even the Pacific Islands. Kids – do you think you could name some of the Pacific Islands, and guess how they might have lived?
The museum are always holding special exhibitions on fascinating topics such as the war, photography, life a few centuries ago…and they keep changing so keep and eye on what is coming up so you don’t miss out! Peabody would love to have you there.
There are over 3000 objects on display. Think that sounds a lot? Well, consider they have a collection of over 1.2 MILLION objects! Can you imagine having to sort all of that out?
So as you wander around the museum, think to yourself how these people may have lived. What personalities they may have had, what they did for fun, and what they ate for dinner. The wonderful thing about museums is they bring history to life – so they stories come out of the display cabinets and into the room, and your imagination.
So join Peabody on his quest to view the past world!