Public Hours

  • Saturdays 1-5 p.m.
  • School/Tour groups
    by appointment only

 

Admission Prices

Adults: $6

Children (4-12): $3.50

Seniors (55+): $3.50

Children 3 & under are admitted free

All major credit cards accepted

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Field Trips and Homeschool Days

 

"We will definitely be back. It was a wonderful, multi-sensory educational experience." - Kindergarten Teacher, Cumberland Valley School District

"I was pleased that you could handle even a rainy day with a great program." - 1st Grade Teacher, Bermudian Springs School District

"We love going to the Oakes Museum. Everyone is friendly, knowledgeable, and easy to work with. Our students learn and remember so much about the water cycle and animal adaptations!" - 3rd Grade Teacher, Palmyra School District

"The activities and content fit perfectly with areas we have been studying this school year."  - 4th Grade Teacher, Hershey Christian School

"The students LOVED the trip!" - 7th Grade Teacher, West Shore School District

"The students were engaged throughout the day, and new learning and application of previous learning took place."  - 8th Grade Teacher, Manheim Township School District

"The students' classroom knowledge of rocks and birds from throughout the year was reinforced by the lessons presented by the Oakes Museum staff."   - Homeschool parent

 

 

HistoryThe Oakes Museum of Natural History will delight your students while meeting your educational goals. Our museum tours and wide array of activities will engage your students in a fun-filled learning experience!

 

All-Day Field Trips to The Oakes Museum of Natural History

Interactive tours of the exhibits led by museum docents, two other activities, and time for lunch. 

Teachers are free.  Chaperones are $6.00.

 

Interactive Tours of The Oakes Museum of Natural History

Engaging, guided tour of the exhibits led by museum docents.

  • Lasts 1.5 – 2 hours
  • Minimum of 15 participants, Maximum 50 participants
  • Museum Admission prices apply


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Homeschool Days

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Guidelines and Directions

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