School and Group Tours

School group

School and Group Tours at the APS Museum offer the chance to experience the exhibition 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 contact museumeducation@amphilsoc.org. 
 
Read below to discover the basics, what to expect, and how to schedule your school or group tour.

School Tours

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.
  • Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Shorter tours may be requested but the cost is the same. 

To schedule a school tour of the APS Museum, complete this survey with the following information:

  • First and last name of the main contact
  • Number of students in the group
  • A preferred date and time for the tour
  • School and grade number
  • Other relevant information (accessibility needs, reason for visiting, special interests, time constraints, etc.)

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 students. If your group is larger than 20 students, 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.