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Educational Resources

The Lynden Pioneer Museum is dedicated to offering excellent educational and historic resources to the surrounding community and beyond.

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For Students

Below are listed some of the museum’s resources for students. Here you’ll find interesting links, games, and resources for history and research projects.

  • Internships
    A unique, practical learning experience for students from any accredited school or university program. Contact the museum for more info.
  • How to Research History
    A helpful guide to locating and identifying primary and secondary resources. More info coming soon.
  • Games and Crafts
    Fun trivia, coloring, and word games. Click here
  • The Wireless Discovery Network
    A palmtop “Time Machine” gives students access to digital displays and primary resources while visiting the museum. Now this feature is also available online via the online collections.
  • Archives
    25,000 artifacts from Whatcom County’s early residents, as well as 24, 000 photographs, searchable by subject, ranging from 1860’s to present. Contact the museum for an appointment to search the archives.
  • Library
    Books and other publications about the history of the Pacific Northwest, many out-of-print. Contact the museum for an appointment to use the library.
  • Re-enactments
    Events from local history brought to life right on our replica of turn of the century Front Street.
  • Past Alive!
    Visiting speakers and living history character re-enactors. Contact the museum for more info.
  • Volunteer Opportunities
    Student involvement at LPM can include becoming a docent, a tour guide, or working behind the scenes accessioning and building exhibits. Contact the museum for more information.
  • Links
    Other great history websites containing facts, games, and primary and secondary historical resources. Click here.

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