programs focus on earth science,
archaeology, Native American studies,
natural history, and paleontology as
they relate to Delaware and the region.
Iron Hill Museum programs address State
of Delaware Curriculum Framework
standards and benchmarks.
trip cost: $4.50 per student. There is a
reduced rate of $4.00 per student when
program is scheduled for the afternoon
60 students can be accommodated per
field trip visit. Larger groups can
reserve both morning and afternoon
visits. A minimum of 10 students (or $45
minimum) is requested. Groups are split
into approximately 15 students per
museum educator. Field trips are 90
minutes in length.
current programs are:
and Nature Walk
Native American Program
Earth Science and Rock Collecting
Important Notes About Field Trips
Visitors should dress for a short trail
walk in comfortable walking shoes. In
the event of very bad weather, you may
wish to reschedule, because half of the
museum program is outside. Tour groups
are split into smaller groups of about
15 students each. 1-2 chaperones per
group is suggested. There is no
charge for chaperones.
welcome to have a picnic lunch either
before or after your program. Ten picnic
tables are available for your group.
encourage you to visit our small but
nifty gift shop. Many earth treasures
are available at $.50 to $4. Proceeds support our
exhibits and programs. If you wish to
shop, please allow a few extra minutes
after your program or during your
Don't forget to check out our
Outreach Programs - Museum Educators
come to your school!
Before You Visit...
Download this important packet of
information to help you and your
students plan your visit to Iron Hill: