Schools The KU Natural History Museum offers a range of science education programs. Bookings can be scheduled for fall and spring during the school year, and must be made at least three weeks in advance by calling 785.864.4173.  

If your group plans to visit the exhibits, but doesn’t want a program, contact Visitor Services at 785.864.4450 to schedule your visit.

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School Programs

We offer a range of science education programs for schools. Workshops are hands-on experiences that take place in the museum’s education classroom. Gallery activities use select exhibits to explore a particular topic.
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Scholarship Resources

A limited number of scholarships are available for school groups participating in the museum's school programs.
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School Visit FAQ

Our FAQ provides information about our school programs, policies and procedures, and more.
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Meet your Instructors

Programs offered through the education department are developed and taught by museum education professionals with science backgrounds and many years experience teaching in informal learning environments.
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"Better than Disney World!"

We're proud of the programs we offer at the KU Natural History Museum. But don't take our word for it! Check out reviews of our programs by teachers.
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Educator Resources

Explore science with your students at the museum and in the classroom.
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