Following the completion of renovations, the Society’s Library & Museum has begun expanding Reading Room services. All visitors to APS facilities should review the latest COVID vaccine and masking policies

Education Program & Group Tour Request Form

This form is for both Education Programs (grades 4 - 12 and undergraduate courses) and School or Group Tours. Please respond to the questions below as best as you can. 

Submitting this form does not guarantee a booking. An Education Programs staff member will reach out to you to confirm details and finalize your booking. 

Two weeks or more advance notice is required when scheduling tours and programs with a minimum of 5 guests. 
Tours and programs are typically offered Monday-Wednesday. Certain exceptions can apply. 
Tours and programs offered between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Tours and programs are typically offered Monday-Wednesday. Certain exceptions can apply. 
 (reason for visiting, special interests, time constraints, etc.)
Preferred Tour or Program
Grades: 4 and above. The museum offers personal tours of our annually changing exhibitions, Monday-Wednesday. Exhibition tours offer visitors a chance to explore the stories and people behind the APS collections.
Grades: 5-8. Offered Monday-Friday. Explore how early Americans in Philadelphia dealt with the dreaded yellow fever epidemic of 1793 in this interactive, hands-on program. Students will learn about the Wistar-Haines family and about how early American medicine did and did not help protect people from yellow fever.
Grades: 9 and above. What goes into planning a museum exhibition? What are key questions to think of when planning one? Learn from the staff who help put together exhibitions and create your own exhibition in this activity.
Grades: Middle school and above. The APS also offers specialized experiences by working directly with you in constructing programs around what you are currently doing in the classroom.
Choose your preferred program for your visit. If unsure, please select "Other" and a Museum Education staff member will discuss the options with you.