Teacher Open House

Come learn about group programming at the Science Museum!

9:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Throughout the Museum
All Ages
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Come be WOWed by all the Science Museum has to offer!

We know how important field trips are to help bring classroom lessons to life. We also know teachers want to be sure their field trips are easy to plan, cover the materials they're teaching and offer engaging experiences.

At our open house on January 20, teachers have the chance to speak directly with Science Museum educators to learn all the ins and outs of group programming. How many students can attend a live demo? How long should groups spend in each exhibition? Where do students eat lunch? Are there post-visit resources available? What’s the best Dome show to match environmental science SOLs? We have all these answers and more!

This isn't a timeshare pitch: there's no formal presentation and chatting with an educator is relaxed and entirely optional!

Of course, teachers have the chance to experience Science Museum exhibitions, explore labs and watch demos on their own after they've gotten answers to all their questions. Teachers: don't miss a visit to The Forge to see how that makerspace can promote innovation.

Teachers always receive free admission to the Science Museum, but during our Teacher Open House, we're showing our appreciation for all they do by giving them the chance to bring up to three guests for free. Thank you, teachers! You deserve this!

Here are the important details:

  • Advanced registration is required. Please make sure you tell us who's coming before your arrival the day of the event!
  • Check in for the Teacher Open House must take place between 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Once checked in, teachers may stay as long as they’d like (well, until 5 p.m. when the Science Museum closes).
  • Teachers can register for themselves and up to three guests to attend for free. All guests must be checked in at the same time. Any additional guests can get in for the discounted rate of $10 per person.
  • The Teacher Open House is open to public school, private school and homeschool teachers. Please be prepared to show your teacher ID or homeschool letter of intent.

Please check back. Registration is coming soon!