School Tours


School Tour Information and Booking Procedure

 

School Tours at The Hyde Collection provide an enriching learning experience.  We offer a diverse curriculum and a range of activities for students of all ages and needs.  Please let us know if you have any specific goals, and we will design a tour to suit your requirements.  All tours must be requested at least 15 days prior to your desired date.


Types of Tours  ------------------------------------------------------

Museum Tour:  The average time of this tour is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

- 10 minute intro to The Hyde in the auditorium, a grouping of students for their tours, and a review of Rotunda exhibit.
- 40 minute docent led tour of The Hyde House.
- 40 minute guided tour of the special exhibit galleries with an optional interactive gallery activity, ie. Pencil sketching.


Art Studio and Museum Tour: The average time of this tour is 2 hours and 10 minutes.

- 10 minute intro to The Hyde in the auditorium, a grouping of students for their tours, and a review of   Rotunda exhibit.
- 40 minute docent led tour of The Hyde House.
- 40 minute guided tour of the special exhibit galleries with an optional interactive gallery activity, ie. Pencil sketching.
- 40 minute art lesson and project with our museum educators in our art studio. 

(You may request the theme of the project, or let our educators choose. Students take home their projects.)

Pricing   ------------------------------------------------------

All of our student tours are $2.00 per student. Please pay the front desk when you arrive for your tour.

One teacher or chaperone per every ten students is permitted free entry, any chaperone over this amount pays the $8 discounted group rate.


Booking A Tour    ------------------------------------------------------

        * Booking Procedure

 Submit a Group Tour request


Your tour is not booked until your confirmation form is received. Please allow three business days for us to email you a confirmation form, or propose additional dates if your request is already booked.

For more information and special tour needs, please contact Museum Educator, Jenny Hutchinson at 518-792-1761 ext. 327.


If your group size changes the day of your tour, additional docents cannot be guaranteed. *A forfeiture of your docent-guided tour may be imposed if the group is more than 20 minutes late.




We would like to thank our sponsors for education programming:

imageimage     Robert Davies & Annette McMurray

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