Tour Info

Explore the fascinating world of natural history at the museum. The museum offers a close-up look at over 400 insects, spiders, birds, and mammals (including prehistoric). Travel from the equator to the poles learning about the unique relationships, adaptations, and habitats of the world’s diverse wildlife.

Self-guided Tours: Enjoy the freedom of exploring at your own pace. A standards-based Discovery Safari Field Guide is available for multiple grade levels, as well as scavenger hunts. You may print them at and bring them with you.

Conservation Science Adventure Tours: Allow a knowledgeable museum educator to lead your group through the museum and share highlights of each exhibit area. Following the tour, your group will enjoy a live animal encounter, which covers the biology of three animals, predator-prey relationships, and habitats. Depending on availability, the animals can include a ball python, kingsnake, box turtle, Russain tortoise, Madagascar hissing cockroaches, tarantula, desert hairy scorpion, rabbit or rat. This tour takes 1 1/2 hours. Conservation Science Adventure tours are available for groups of 100 people or less.

Feel free to bring in sack lunches and eat in our large dining area. The Oasis Gift Shop sells drinks, nachos, ice cream and other snacks, as well as souvenirs. The Wildlife Theater shows movies on the hour. See the current schedule here or request a special movie to be played for your group. Click here for movie options.

Prices: Group rates (for groups of 10 or more) are $3/child (ages 2-17), $5/senior citizen or military (with ID), and $7/adult. One chaperone is admitted free for every ten children.

Conservation Science Adventure tours are $1 more per person.

Reservations are required at least one week in advance to obtain group rates. To make a reservation, click here or call 629-0100 ext 311.