TOURS ARE AVAILABLE YEAR ROUND on TUESDAYS through FRIDAYS, during open hours: 9am - 4pm.
TOURS MUST BE SCHEDULED A MINIMUM OF TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE.
Each tour is approximately 45 minutes in length.* There is no cost to visit the museum or schedule a tour. All groups must have at least 7 individuals and cannot exceed 20 participants.
Please be prepared to provide the following information:
• School or Organization name (if applicable)
• Grade level or age group
• Group size, including teachers/chaperones**
• Date and time including alternates
• Topics interested in or purpose of tour
• Which tour will you taking? Standard (45min) or Abridged (30min)
• Name, email, and phone number of two contact persons
* Tour Options
Standard: Our standard tour is 45 minutes long and is available to adults or groups with participants 3rd grade and older. This tour includes visiting all exhibition areas (Missouri Archaeology, Historic Collection, Grayson Archery, and North American Ethnographic) and includes the current special exhibition.
Abridged: Our abridged tour is 30 minutes long and is available to groups 2nd grade and younger, or to groups of any age with limited time. This tour includes visiting the Missouri Archaeology exhibit and North American Ethnographic exhibit. If your group is studgying a particular topic from one of the other exhibit areas, please let us know and we will do our best to switch areas visited.
For groups age Kindergarten – 8th grade we ask that there is a minimum of one adult leader for every ten students. During the tour we ask the leaders to be responsible for the students’ behavior and remain with them at all times.
Visitor parking is available in the first and last rows of the lot in front of Mizzou North. Accessible spaces are located directly across and to the left off the main entrance under the awning. Under the awning allows for small vehicle drop off only – no buses. You may leave your bicycle in the bicycle-racks provided in the front of the building. Buses may unload between the east and central entrances and then park behind the building in the north parking lot. Buses are asked to please not block the circle drive for unloading.