Traveling Exhibitions

Traveling panel exhibitions are available to rent or purchase for display at schools, libraries, and other sites in the continental United States. These informative, colorful exhibitions cover major topics in American history, from leading figures like Alexander Hamilton to important moments like World War I. All the exhibitions feature primary source documents, many from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, that reveal the public and private words of people living at the time. In addition to the exhibition itself, the Institute provides supplemental materials and resources that bring the exhibitions to life for students, teachers, librarians, and the general public.

Rent Your Copy

For more information about purchasing an exhibition, please email exhibitions@gilderlehrman.org


In 2019, 148 sites hosted twelve Gilder Lehrman Traveling Exhibitions in 33 states. Explore the map below to see where our exhibitions traveled.