School Visits

School tours at the Farnsworth are designed to introduce students of all ages to the museum’s collection and exhibitions by creating a unique and enjoyable educational experience. Reservations for most tours are required with at least three weeks’ notice.
 
  • Tour admission is free for a school visit with a reservation.
  • Docent-led tours last one-and-a-half hours. Self-guided tours may also be scheduled. 
  • Hands-on studio art projects may be available for some tours. Please inquire when you make a reservation if you are interested.
  • Class size is limited to 60 students, with 1 adult for every 10 students (1 adult for every 5 students for self-guided tours).
  • You may schedule extra time to visit additional galleries or the museum store. Let us know when you make the reservation if you wish to do this.
  • Lunch may be eaten in the Victorian garden or in the studio with prior arrangement and space permitting.
  • Pre-visit resources are available.
  • For additional information on specific tour ideas, please see the Tour Topics link.
 
 
To register for a tour, please call the Education Coordinator at (207) 596-6457 ext. 103.

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