We are currently taking reservations for field trips, classes at your school and guided nature school hikes for the 2021-2022 school year. We look forward to seeing you soon!
The Museum follows the San Diego Unified School District COVID-19 protocol guidelines for school-based programs. The district follows the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and the California Department of Public Health. It is required that all students, staff, and chaperones wear a mask at all times and try to maintain a minimum of 3 to 6 feet of social distancing.”
Museum adventures delivered straight to your classroom! Classes offered for Pre-K through fifth grade students are led by our knowledgeable museum docents. More.
Experiment in our learning labs! Explore our exhibits! Discover treasures in behind-the-scenes-tours! Learning opportunities are facilitated by museum educators, docents and scientists. More.
Do you already know what you’d like to book? Reservations are required for all group visits and classes. Click here to register.
Educator Appreciation Night is an annual event to thank local educators for their service. Celebrate your hard work with our education staff as only a natural history museum can. Check back for details.
The Nat has created a series of educational videos that feature educator-led virtual experiences based on our most popular in-museum exhibits and field trip programs. These videos are aligned with state and NGSS standards and will be of particular interest to K-5 students. We also present a monthly live youth program featuring various natural science themes.
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