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Contact NHM School Programs

info@nhm.org

(213) 763-3529

Request a visit!

Field Trips on the Metro!

Need a ride?

Don't qualify for a bus scholarship? Check out the Metro! The Transit Education Team is now offering the Student Field Trip Program, which provides access to 20 approved destinations - including the Natural History Museum!

Click here to learn more!

 

Visit the Museum

School visits are self-guided explorations of the NHM with you and your students. Docents and Gallery Interpreters are available throughout the Museum to help answer questions and show you cool artifacts! To book a school visit:


1. CHOOSE ADDITIONAL RESERVATIONS


In addition to General Admission, additional reservations are required for:

Exhibits

  • Nature Lab
  • Spider Pavilion
  • Butterfly Pavilion
  • Grandes Maestros: Great Masters of Iberoamérica Folk Art, Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex
     

Guided Programs & Performances

  • Windows into Nature
  • Growing Home
  • Fossil Detectives
  • Pond Life
  • Backyard Biodiversity
  • Urban Carnivores
  • Encounters
     

Learn more about reservations here

 

 

2. SUBMIT A VISIT REQUEST


Click below to fill out an online request form. Please note primary communication about a visit is through e-mail, so please use a valid, frequently checked e-mail address. Submit a separate request for each visit.

SCHOOL VISIT REQUEST

 

 

3. CHECK E-MAIL


Expect two e-mails from the Museum:

E-mail 1 Confirms a request was received, and arrives within 24 hours of submitting a request. It will have a tracking number (letters and numbers) in case you need to follow up with us.

E-mail 2 Confirms the visit, and arrives 1-2 weeks after submitting a request. It lists your visit date, additional reservations and has an order number (only numbers). Read it over and print a copy to bring the day of your visit.

Contact us if:

  • You have not received any e-mails from the Museum
  • You have not received confirmation within 1-2 weeks of submitting a request.
  • There is incorrect or missing information.
  • You have any questions about your order.

 

 

4. PREPARE FOR THE VISIT


See Before You Visit for resources to help prepare for the field trip!