School and Group Tours

School group

School and Group Tours at the APS Museum offer the chance to experience the exhibition and the Society's collections in a more personal way. All tours are given by members of the Museum Education staff, are offered by request, and are subject to availability. Tours are available only on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. For more information about school or group tours, please fill out the tour request form

School Tours and Programs

We recommend guided school tours for grades 4 through 12. We also welcome visits from both undergraduate and graduate courses. APS Museum Education staff is happy to work directly with educators in structuring a visit to fit curriculum and other classroom needs.

School tours of the museum’s exhibitions:

  • Offered by request on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Subject to availability. Two weeks advance notice is required.
  • Given only to groups numbering between five and 20 students. If your group is larger than 20 students, we are happy to discuss options for accommodating the group. 
  • Cost: $2.00 per student. We do not charge for chaperones and educators. If you are from a school in the School District of Philadelphia, there is no charge. 
  • Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Shorter tours may be requested but the cost is the same. 
  • Any changes to a tour or program must be done two weeks ahead of time. 

To schedule a school tour of the APS Museum, complete the tour request form.

Group Tours

Guided tours can be customized to fit your group. Staff is flexible in meeting requests and crafting a personalized experience at the APS Museum.

Group tours of the museum’s exhibitions:

  • Offered by request on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Subject to availability. Two weeks advance notice is required.
  • Given only to groups numbering between five and 20 people. If your group is larger than 20 people, we are happy to discuss options for accommodating the group. 
  • Cost: $2.00 per child (below the age of 18) and $5.00 per adult
  • Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Shorter tours may be requested but the cost is the same.