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Our educators are naturalists and scientists with a passion for teaching. They inspire curiosity and self-directed learning, so students of all ages become passionate naturalists, always interested in the world around them.

We are rebuilding our Community of Observers citizen science program. Contact Leila Nordmann to learn more about what's ahead and how you can keep track of birds, butterflies, plants and weather events.

new classes for 2018

at our Observation Bee HiveThe Museum's classes take place in our awe-inspiring galleries, state-of-the-art Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, Science Lab, 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 great destination for field trips!

For Home School Groups and Families: Our Home School Days are a monthly offering of programs designed specifically for independent learning.

For Boys' and Girls' Clubs  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