Summer 2020 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 15-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 from DMNH, one way, will be charged a travel fee. Visit the School Groups page for details. 

  • 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.
  • They creep, crawl, and outnumber us! Get to know insects and other arthropods!
  • 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.
  • 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, 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: Be the Astronaut

  • Explore what it takes to Be an Astronaut! Can you build a rocket? Can you eat in space? What does the moon look like up close? Do hands-on activities to answer these questions and more in this interstellar program.
  • Nocturnal Animals
  • Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals
  • Animals and Habitats

Summer Special Exhibit: Be the Astronaut

  • Can you make a burrito in space? How would you do as an astronaut? Learn about what it’s like up in outer space during this interactive and otherworldly program.
  • What You Didn’t Know About DMNH
  • Self-Guided Tour