How to Schedule a Tour

Once you have a tour and time in mind, contact the Museum's Education Assistant at 243-7255 or Be prepared to provide the name of your school, the grade level, number of students and a contact number and name as well as your preferred tour and time.

Pick a Time

School tours are offered Tuesday through Friday and begin promptly on the hour starting at 10, 11, 12, 1, 2, or 3 p.m. Early booking is recommended due to the demand.

For teachers awarded a Magic Bus: These two-hour tours are given only on Tuesdays or Fridays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. or 12-2 p.m.

Tours are approximately 50 minutes long (with the exception of Magic Bus Tours) and are limited to a maximum of 60 students per hour. There must be a ratio of 1 adult (teacher or chaperone) per 8-12 students, depending on age. Once at The Museum, classes will be divided into groups of approximately 10 students to provide a better learning experience. Please provide ample adult supervision.  

Getting Ready for the Tour

Please review these Museum Manners if you are having a Docent-Guided Tour at The Museum.

Please review these Museum Manners if you are having a Self-Guided Tour at the Museum.

And finally, please review these Museum Manners if you are having a tour at Casa San Ysidro.


If you need to cancel or have a bus problem, please call the Museum at 243-7255 as soon as possible. Whenever possible, we appreciate cancellations at least 72 hours in advance.


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