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The Museum School, which began in 1918, offer courses for children and adults in the arts, history and sciences. Most courses draw directly upon the Museums' special exhibits and permanent collections.

The majority of courses draw directly upon the Museums' special exhibits and permanent collections. The average enrollment is 1,400 students per year. In addition to science, history and art courses, the School offers daytime bus trips, overseas travel and weekend tours to cultural destinations.

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The Museum School offers daytime bus trips, overseas travel, and weekend tours to cultural destinations. All tours are led by an experienced travel coordinator and museum staff person or other expert in the field.

For more information, email museumschool@springfieldmuseums.org or call 413.263.6800, ext. 377 or 382.

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Please contact us for more detailed information and school group fees at 413.263.6800, ext. 322.

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The Springfield Museums create memorable experiences for school age students by enhancing schools' science, social studies, language arts or art curriculum.

School Programs

We offer a broad range of programs for all grades and interest levels.Teachers may choose from a series of special interpretive tours, science demonstrations, art discovery programs and local history activities.

Our programs can be mixed and matched to create an interdisciplinary field trip. All programs are designed to connect with the Massachusetts State Curriculum Frameworks. Most programs last from 1 - 1.5 hours and may also include a show in our Seymour Planetarium. School group visits require a two week minimum advanced notice.

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Please contact us for more detailed information and school group fees at 413.263.6800, ext. 322.