Field Trip Programs

Come Enjoy the Museum with your Students!

Deepen the educational impact of your field trip with one of our interactive educational programs. Each program leads your students to a different discovery of time. Choose the one that is right for your class and your field trip goals. Call 717-684-8261 ext. 211 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your field trip today!

Museum Programs Available
Teacher self-directed museum visit
Grades K-12
Cost: $5.00 per student
Suggested Length: 1 to 2 hours
Through this program teachers create their own visit to the museum.

Guided Tour
Grades K-12
Cost: $6.00 per student
Length: 1 1/2 hours
Through this program a guide helps students explore the museum's exhibits. A scavenger hunt may be included.

Hands-On Programs

Make a Clock Workshops
Grades K-adult
Cost: varies by clock chosen
Create your own working clock to take home. Choose from a variety of clock bases to create a custom clock. For more information, including clock choices visit the Make a Clock Workshop page.

Time and Season
Grades 3-8
Cost: $7.00 per student
Pre-visit material included
Length: 1 ½ to 2 hours
From Egyptians to Native Americans, all cultures developed ways of timekeeping that was conducive to their lifestyle. This program encourages students to learn about the different timekeeping methods developed and how the concept of time relates to everything that we do. As part of the museum visit, students will create an hourglass to take home. A guided tour may be included.

Animal Shape and Find
Grades K-2
Cost $6.00 per student
Length: 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Shapes are found in everything, whether in nature or in objects in the classroom. This program encourages young visitors  to seek out and identify a variety of shapes within the museum’s exhibits. It is an interactive and fun way for younger students to view and learn through the exhibits. As part of the museum visit, students will engage in a scavenger hunt of shapes and animals found within the exhibits with the assistance of a museum guide.

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