Interactive Tours for Grades Pre-K– 5

Students in Grades pre-K-5 can experience the museum’s permanent collection, traveling exhibitions and gardens . This one hour session includes an interactive tour of the galleries or gardens, followed by a hands-on activity. Each session is designed to meet Common Core Standards and help with your units of study. A seasonal Dixon Discoveries Garden tour and activity is available March through October. 


  • Who can come: PRE-K-5th 
  • When: weekday mornings beginning at 10:00 am
  • Maximum group size: 50 students
  • Cost: Free
  • Requirements: ratio of 1:5 adult/student

Making a Reservation
Contact 761-5250 ext. 104 to schedule an interactive tour. Have the following information ready when you call:

  • Your group’s name, mailing and email address and phone number
  • Grade level, number of students and number of adults
  • Preferred date/time and alternate date/time of tour

After your tour has been scheduled the tour guide will contact you to discuss further details regarding the goals and objectives of your visit.

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Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1pm - 5pm
Third Thursdays: Open until 8pm
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