Schedule a Tour


The Museum offers various educational programs for all ages, both on-site and in the field. Please have your contact information and a calendar ready when you call.


Museum-based Tours

Call (831) 420-6115 ex. 10 to book a tour for your group. The Museum offers docent-led tours on various topics throughout the year, and provides materials for self-guided tours. Due to the size of the Museum, a reservation is required for all groups of 10 or more.



Docent-Led Preschool Tours: $20
Docent-Led Elementary Tours: $30
Self-Guided Tours: $15


Neary Lagoon Program

Call (831) 420-6115 ex. 14 to book a Neary Lagoon program. These programs are available for grades 3 & 5, and include a classroom presentation, use of an educational kit and a guided tour of Neary Lagoon. These programs are FREE thanks to funding from the City of Santa Cruz.




New Schools: Free
Returning Schools: $5/student