Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach
Discovery Box Records, undated
This accession consists of records documenting Discovery Boxes, also known as Family Room Boxes, maintained by the Naturalist Center for use by visiting families. The Naturalist Center, 1976-2011, provided hands-on learning experiences for students and adults through the use of study collections. The Family Room Boxes were designed for children who were too young to use the main study collection. Materials include activity instructions and inventories.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-594, National Museum of Natural History. Office of Education and Outreach, Discovery Box Records