Summer 2019 Mobile Museum Programs
& Field Trip Discovery Tours

To schedule a Discovery Tour at the Museum or a Mobile Museum program at your venue, please contact Education Program Manager Cathy Perrotto at 302-658-9111, ext. 322 or

Mobile Museum Programs

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

Summer Mobile Museum Program Dates:  June 1 – August 31, 2019 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 $.58 per mile.

Looking Out My Back Door

  • 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

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

To Be a Fossil Hunter

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

Fly by Night

  • 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

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

Summer Field Trip Discovery Tours

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

1 to 1.5 hours in length.  Before or after your program, your group can tour the Museum’s galleries and outdoor areas.  Museum hours are 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Cost:  $9 per person, ages 3 and up.  Minimum of 15 participants or $135.  Fee includes program and admission for the entire day.

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
Wicked Plants: The Exhibit