Your Classroom Visit
Booking Your Tour
All guided and self-guided tour groups must make advance reservations. To schedule a visit, please contact Museum Educator Christina Johnson by calling 607.734.3697 ext. 123 or sending an email to during regular Museum business hours: Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Reservations are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. To ensure you are able to visit on your preferred date, please schedule your visit at least 4 weeks in advance and allow a 5 to 6 week lead time during the months of October through December. A minimum of an hour’s visit is suggested with a two hour maximum.
When you contact the Museum Educator, please have the following information at the ready:
Name, Address and Phone Number of the visiting school or institution.
The Name(s) of attending Instructor(s)/Group Leader(s) and contact emails.
Tour Type (i.e. Sixth Grade Ancient Egyptian Art & Culture Tour).
Student Grade Level
Class Size is restricted to approximately 25 students.
A minimum of 1 chaperone per maximum of 10 students is required; a class of 21 students requires 3 chaperones.
Preferred Date and Time (be prepared with two alternative dates).
Any special accommodations that are needed.
Standard admission for a guided tour is $5.00 per student; chaperones and teachers are admitted free of charge. Self-Guided tours are available for $2.50 per student with free admission for attending teachers and chaperones.
All groups will receive a written confirmation of their reserved tour slot within 10 days after finalizing their tour details. Please review this confirmation carefully and contact the Museum Educator immediately if there are changes that need to be made.
Payment for your tour is due by the date of your scheduled visit and can be made in the form of cash, check or credit card. Please provide an exact count of the attending children and adults in your group to the Guest Services Representative. Please note that the bill issued is based upon the number of guests that your tour was originally booked for; a change in attendance on the day of your tour will not result in a lowered fee.