The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is only scheduling Virtual Field Trips at this time. Due to the global pandemic, the museum is not accepting any onsite school or group reservations.

To Schedule:

  • Send an email to ummnh.office@umich.edu
  • Or leave a voicemail at (734) 764-0480, and we will return your call.

 

 

Be Prepared Before Scheduling:

  • Several possible dates and times for live streamed programs

  • Number of children and adults

  • Program(s) you would like to schedule

  • School address and phone number

A private link or login information will be sent to the group leader two days before the scheduled program. The group leader will need to send it to individual participants. It will provide access to the virtual field trip for a set period of time.

 

Virtual Field Trip Pricing Info

Prices below are per class and scholarships are available to reduce costs. For information on district based pricing for an entire grade, please contact Kira Berman kiberman@umich.edu

 

Asynchronous and Recorded Programs:

  • Interactive Field Trips include pre-recorded videos, photos, games, and activities to do at home
    $75 per group of 30 people
  • Science Demonstrations are short (15-20 minute) video demonstrations and include additional activities to do at home.
    $25 per group of 30 people 

 

Online Planetarium

  • Live Streamed (via ZOOM, about 45 minutes): $100 for up to 30 people, includes time for questions and answers with our planetarium staff.
  • Recorded (20-30 minutes): $50 for up to 30 people. Includes resources and at-home activities.

 

Live Streamed Programs

  • Pre-K/K Live Streamed Programs: 30 minutes, and can accommodate a group of about 25 students per session. $100

 

Payment

  • Payment is due in full at least two weeks prior to virtual field trip. 
  • We reserve the right to cancel services for any program for which payment is not paid two weeks prior to the scheduled program. 
  • We accept all forms of payment.
  • Refunds will not be given for overpayments of $20 or less. 

 

Scholarships

Financial assistance is available. Call 734-764-0480 to ask about availability and how to qualify. Scholarship funds are limited, so call as early as possible.

 

Due to the global pandemic, the museum is not currently accepting any onsite school reservations.

 

Onsite School Reservation Pricing Info

Group Admission   $3/person

Please call to schedule groups of 10 or more. Price includes group host, self-guided visit to all galleries, and hands-on discovery stations in select galleries.

Guided Program Add-ons   Time
Investigate Lab Workshop  $7      45 minutes
Investigate Lab Workshop  $9  90 minutes
Stream Table Workshops      $8  60 minutes
Early Childhood workshops $5 30 minutes
Early Childhood Planetarium   
$3 30 minutes
Planetarium
$5 45 minutes 
Science Demonstrations $2 20-30 minutes

 

Special Field Trip Days (prices include admission)

Explorer Days (on select dates)           $7       2 hours
Learn It! Do It! Day (on select dates)  $10      2 hours
        *Add-on Planetarium Show          $2       20 minutes

Lunchroom $20 for up to 30 people, for 25 minutes (ask about availability)

Payment

  • Payment is due in full at least two weeks prior to visit. Payment confirms your visit.
  • We reserve the right to cancel services for any program for which payment is not paid two weeks prior to visit. 
  • We accept all forms of payment.
  • Refunds will not be given for overpayments of $20 or less.