Please note that 2020-2021 education program offerings are dependent on guidance from the Governor and the local health districts. Groups sizes and offerings are subject to change at any time for the health and safety of students, teachers, and Museum staff.
After your program date and time have been requested, a Museum staff member will be in touch with you to confirm details, and a confirmation email will be sent to you. Your booking is not confirmed until you have received a confirmation email from Museum staff.
2020-2021 Field Trip Information:
Virtual Field Trips (from school or home):
Virtual field trips are $2 per student individually and $50 per group (10-35 students)
Distance Discoveries: Online Workshops for Elementary Students
Join us as we discover the stories of Idaho history. Classes are conducted in real-time on Zoom, a web-based platform for video conferencing, allowing Idaho State Museum Educators to interact with students online. These 45-minute lessons will be content-based and utilize methods of inquiry and discussion. Pre-registration is required.
Live Virtual Tours
Immerse yourself in Idaho history from the comfort of the classroom or your own home. Museum Educators will guide students through the exhibits and answer questions. Pre-registration is required.
On-site Field Trips
On-site field trips are $3 per student, guided are $4 per student (50 students max), workshops are $5 per student (50 students max).
Self-Guided Visits (Offered September 2020-May 2021)
Explore the Idaho State Museum as a class on your own – use activities from your curriculum or download our Explorer Guides to help your students engage with museum exhibits through a multidisciplinary lens. Pre-registration is required.
Homeschool Days (Offered September 2020-May 2021)
Homeschool students and their families are welcomed to the Museum on the last Monday of each month from 10am – 3pm. Pre-registration is required.
Guided Programs (Offered January 2021-May 2021)
Bring your students to the Idaho State Museum and immerse yourself in Idaho history. Museum educators will guide students through the exhibits and answer questions. Enhance your museum visit with a hands-on workshop! Workshops include a themed tour and hands-on activity. Pre-registration is required.