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Our aim is to inspire curiosity and self-directed learning, so that children become life-long naturalists, always interested in the world around them.

The Museum's learning experiences take place in our awe-inspiring galleries, state-of-the-art Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, Nature Classroom, classic learning hall and outdoor space.

For Teachers:
The Museum's Education team is ready to work with you and your school to help your students engage in active learning that excites them. Our curriculum guides are designed to meet Next Generation Science Standards.

The Museum is a memorable destination for field trips! Let us help you plan this excursion.

For Home School Groups and Families:
Our Home School Days are a monthly offering of programs designed specifically for your children -- contact us to find out more!

Lyman Spitzer Jr. PlanetariumFor Boys' and Girls' Groups and other community organizations:
Our planetarium presentations and other educational services are available for you.

Your class or group can come to the Museum for a field trip or for repeated learning experiences. Fees include 1 FREE chaperone for every 5 students.

Choose from the following program options:

  • $5/student for a gallery tour
  • $8/student for 1 program
  • $10/student for 2 programs
  • Minimum rates apply for groups with fewer than 10 students.

Request a group visit