Highlights From Our Collections

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services MA-30-13-0443


The Science Museum’s beadwork collection contains beads crafted out of many materials sourced from several local resources.


The museum’s birchbark collections contain a wide variety of items using several kinds of birch, a bark that requires knowledge to harvest to ensure the tree does not sustain damage.


Quillwork is a skill dating back thousands of years. The museum’s collections of this art form show its changes over time.


Children’s dolls tell a story, used to engage and teach children about their own cultures. Learn more about these dolls and their lessons. 


The museum holds a large collection of footwear from around the world.

Plains Objects

Objects made by people of the Plains Region of North America have been digitized for online availability.