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. Check out the age-appropriate school tours below to get started.

Request your school tour reservation

What to expect on the day of your school tour

Pick a Tour Experience!

Now, there are many ways for your students to experience Minnetrista:

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

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





Cost Per Student: Cost per student and adult chaperone. A minimum of ten paid admissions is required for all tours. Teachers are admitted at no charge.

Please note: There must be a minimum of one adult for every ten students.

Attention Delaware County: We have field trip scholarships available for 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

Amazing Me! 

Discover: Gardens   

K–2 (90 minutes each)

Community Work  
Year Round

Johnny Appleseed  

Creepy Crawlies 
September–November; Mid-April–May

Eat Well, Play Well

Garden Science  

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?


6–8 (90 minutes each)

Earth Matters 
September–November; April–May

Energy Exploration  
September–November; April–May

Call (765) 287-3558, Monday – Friday to schedule your tour.

What to Expect on the Day of Your School Tour