Summer Outreach Programs 2018-04-25T14:34:40+00:00

For a limited time, FREE Mobile Museum programs are available for organizations serving people in underserved communities. Please contact us for more information!

To schedule a Mobile Museum program at your venue, please contact Tour & Outreach Coordinator Austin Conley at 302-658-9111, ext. 322 or

Mobile Museum Programs

Let us bring the Museum to you! With live animals and hands on activities, these special summer outreach programs are engaging and exciting.

Time: 40-60 minutes
Cost: One program, $125; Two programs, $115 each; Three or more programs, $100 each
Maximum 40 students per program.
Travel fee: Destinations more than 25 miles away from the museum are an additional $.55 per mile.

Looking Out My Back Door

June 3-9 • July 8-14 •August 12-18

Ever wonder what’s in your own backyard? Super small or somewhat scary animals can be there. Find out what’s outside your door and learn how important all creatures are.

Creepy Crawlers

June 10-16 • July 15-21 • August 19-25

They creep, crawl, and outnumber us! Get to know insects and other arthropods!

To Be a Fossil Hunter

June 17-23 • July 22-28 • August 26-September 1

Become a paleontologist for the day and we’ll dig into dinosaurs’ pre-historic past. Who knows what we’ll discover?

Fly by Night

June 24-30 • July 29-August 4

When the sun goes down, a whole new group of animals wakes up! Bats, snakes, opossums, frogs, and many other nocturnal creatures come out at night.

Outrageous Animals

July 1-7 • August 5-11

Venom, claws, stripes…Explore these incredible animal adaptations with our LIVE ANIMAL COLLECTION and amazing specimens from around the world!

Discovery Tours

Want more excitement? Visit us! A Discovery Tour at DMNH is the perfect way to get hands-on fun learning about the natural world!

1 to 2 hours in length.

Cost: One program: $6 per student. Two programs: $8 per student. Teachers: FREE, Chaperones: $9.

In the Dark

Nocturnal creatures do much more than go bump in the night. See some of the incredible things these animals achieve without light!

Stomp into the Past

Dig deep into the world of dinosaurs! Use the tools of a paleontologist to discover what it might have been like to see them up close.

No Place like a Habitat

Take a trip around the world and investigate some of the most amazing habitats on earth. Who knows what you might see?

Summer Special Exhibit: Mystery of the Mayan Medallion