K-12 Programs at the Museum

Bring your students for hands-on learning adventures at the museum!

Student examining fossils at the museum

Take your students on a journey that inspires wonder about our natural and cultural worlds. Whether it's diving into the past with the sabertooth salmon or delving into the future of our planet's ecosystems, the museum offers a wide variety of exciting inquiry-based learning adventures. All K-12 programs are taught by trained museum educators and are aligned with state and national standards. Pre-registration is required.

Interested in checking out the museum before visiting with your students? Contact the Education Coordinator at (541) 346-1694 or mnhtours@uoregon.edu for a FREE educator pass.

Interested in having the museum visit your school? Check the Outreach Programs page for more details!

2015-16 K-12 Education Programs at the Museum

Scheduling/Planning a Visit to the Museum

  • Limit of 32 students per program
  • Programs are 60 minutes in length for K-2 grade classes, 90 minutes for 3-12 grade groups
  • Programs are available Tuesdays-Fridays, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Explore our Education Program options
  • Please submit a request form at least two weeks prior to your requested program date

K-12 Education Program Request Form: Online or Download

Program Costs

  • $2 per student for school-affiliated group
  • One chaperone will receive free admission per every ten students
  • Additional chaperones are $3 per adult

Thanks to generous support from Pacific Continental Bank, scholarship funds are available to cover admission and bus transportation. Any school with at least 50% of students eligible for free or reduced lunch may apply for a scholarship. Scholarship applications must be submitted in addition to the program request form. 

K-12 Education Program Scholarship Application: Online or Download  

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