Minnetrista offers a variety of multi-disciplinary school tours for Grades Pre-K through 8. These programs are active and engaging, while also standards-based and content-rich for your educational demands. Minnetrista is the perfect place for homeschooling families to gain alternative educational experiences! Co-op programming fee is $4 per student. Check out the age-appropriate school tours below to get started.

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School Tour Details

Full-Day Experience*

$6 per student/chaperone

Your choice of two guided tours

OR one tour and one theater performance, add $150

Includes (optional) add-ons:

Lunch space—must be reserved

Guided time in Minnetrista exhibit galleries, add $1 per student

Trip to The Orchard Shop at Minnetrista

*Not available for pre-k audiences

 

Half-Day Experience

$4 each

Your choice of one guided tour

Optional add-Ons:

Lunch space—must be reserved

Guided time in Minnetrista exhibit galleries, add $1 per student

 

 

 

 

Group tour admission is $4 per student and adult chaperone; book two tours in one day to receive a discount — instead of $8 per student for two tours, we will reduce your price to $6 per student. Special rates apply to some tours.

There must be a minimum of one adult for every ten students. A minimum of ten paid admissions is required for all tours. Teachers are admitted at no charge.

We have field trip scholarships available for Delaware County Schools when the number of students participating in the free/reduced lunch program is fifty percent or higher. Ask about this opportunity when you call to book your next visit.

School Tours

Pre-School (60 minutes each)

Johnny Appleseed
September–November

Amazing Me! 
September–May

Discover: Gardens   
Mid-April–May

K–2 (90 minutes each)

Community Work  
Year Round

Johnny Appleseed  
September–November

Creepy Crawlies 
September–November; Mid-April–May

Eat Well, Play Well
September–May

Garden Science  
Mid-April–May

Habitat Hunters
September–November; Mid-April–May

3–5 (90 minutes each)

Community Growth     
September–November; Mid-April–May

Nature Connections
September–November; Mid-April–May

 


4–8 (90 minutes each)

Do You Know H20?
April–May

 

6–8 (90 minutes each)

Earth Matters 
September–November; April–May

Energy Exploration  
September–November; April–May