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Museum of Teaching and Learning (MOTAL)

Museum of Teaching and Learning (MOTAL)

The Museum of Teaching and Learning (MOTAL) creates exhibitions and activities about learning for the general public. Our recent exhibitions have shown how education has been made accessible to previously overlooked populations.

Since our first traveling exhibition opened in Long Beach in 2007, interest among educators, community leaders, and the public has grown. Designed to raise social awareness of the power and future of education—educating people about education—our engaging, interactive, and creative exhibitions travel the country encouraging citizens to action, building respect for the teaching profession, and inspiring change in educators.

MOTAL is home to a growing collection of educational artifacts with stories waiting to be shared. These artifacts will be preserved for research and a continuous record of the changing world for future generations.

MOTAL is a museum on the move!
Be on the lookout for:
NEW artifacts in NEW displays
NEW venues, expanding to NEW states in our nation and beyond
NEW partnerships to create a NATIONAL museum about teaching and learning

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