Due to COVID-19, field trip reservations are temporarily on hold. Check back soon for information on when new reservations will be accepted! Please contact the Visitor Services Department with any questions.
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Everything you need to plan your class visit to the Sam Noble Museum can be found here! Browse the museum’s innovative educational programs, exhibits and experiences that inspire learners of all ages to understand the natural and cultural world.
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Hours for School Groups
Monday – Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Summer Admission (Memorial Day through Labor Day): Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.
School Group Admission Fees
Payment for all visitors, students, complimentary chaperones and extra adults is due in one transaction.
Children 3 and under: Complimentary Admission
Youth ages 4 to 17: $4 Admission
Chaperones (Must be over 18)
Pre-K through Grade 5
Complimentary for 1 adult per every 5 students
Grades 6 through 12
Complimentary for 1 adult per every 10 students
Extra adults; $7 Admission
If the number of adults with your group exceeds the complimentary chaperone number, the additional adults will be charged a discounted admission rate of $7 per adult. All additional adults should be paid for in one transaction to receive the discounted rate. The lead teacher should determine before arrival which adults will receive complimentary chaperone admission and who will be responsible for payment.
Educational Programs Additional Fees
Enhance your museum experience with an educational program! Discovery Room sessions and educational programs may be scheduled Monday through Friday, September through May. Click here for full descriptions of our programs.
Educational Program Fees (+ museum admission)
A minimum of 10 students must be present to request an educational program.
Classroom or Discovery Room Program (Pre-K through Grade 2)
25 minutes; $35
Classroom Program (Grades 3 through 12)
50 minutes; $45
Laboratory Program (Grades 6 through 12)
90 minutes; $80
Discovery Room Session (Pre-K through Grade 5)
25 minutes; $30
Please note, groups that must cancel a scheduled educational program should do so at least two weeks in advance to not be charged for programs. If your group arrives late for a scheduled educational program, we will make every effort to accommodate your group. However, it may be necessary to shorten, alter or cancel the program. Schools will be responsible for all programs costs of the originally scheduled reservation.
First Free Monday for Kids Admission
Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids. School groups scheduling a general visit without programs will not be charged admission for children 17 and under on Free First Mondays for Kids.