Believing that museum exhibits and their artifact explanations greatly enhance the learning experience, the UNO History Department Dual Enrollment Program encourages students and teachers to visit area museums to further enrich classroom curriculum. To facilitate those opportunities, the program will reimburse the schools in which our program operates the cost of museum admission fees for all students in an AP-Dual Enrollment History class, even those students not enrolled for UNO Dual Enrollment credit. We will also reimburse the school district for the substitute teacher that may be necessary in the classroom so that the teacher can be away from the school for the museum visit.
Transportation to a local museum
To encourage museum visits, local museums have some funds available to facilitate your visit. However, such funds are not inexhaustible so it is best to apply for them as early as possible. Links to local museums can be found on the bottom left of this page.
Out-of-town museum visits
Some local schools have arranged day a trip to Kansas City museums, using their district funds to pay for bus transportation. In such situations, payment of admission fees was arranged by the school; however, districts were reimbursed for any necessary substitute teacher required for the teacher’s classroom on the day of the trip. Further information can be found on this site under the label of “Teacher Benefits.” Contact Dual Enrollment Committee Chair Jo Behrens with any other questions.
Photographs on this page reflect trips to Joslyn Art Museum made by students from Papillion-LaVista South High School, and excursions to Kansas City museums made by students from Westside High School and Creighton Prep High School.