Screenshot of online exhibits from the National Women's History Museum
2. The National Women’s History Museum
The National Women’s History Museum offers online, slideshow-style exhibits for various topics, from “Legislating History” to “The Women of NASA.” Audio recordings supplement the written sections. Prepare to be inspired by incredible women in history!
What to learn:
- What’s the name of the first woman elected to congress? Hint: Find the answer in the Legislating History exhibit.
- Who was NASA’s first African American female engineer? Hint: Find the answer in the Women of NASA exhibit.
- Matilda Scott Howell was the first American woman to win a gold medal in the Olympic Games (she actually won three!). What was her sport? Hint: Find the answer in the Women in the Olympics exhibit.