Colleges & Universities


Behind the Screen Tour

90 minutes, 10-150 participants, $7/student
Explore highlights of the Museum’s core exhibition on a guided tour with a Museum Educator. The tour is a one-of-a-kind experience that immerses visitors in the creative and technical process of making, promoting, and presenting films, televisions, and other forms of digital entertainment.


Self-guided visit

2 hours (recommended), 10-150 participants; $6/student
Pay a discounted group admission rate, and explore any of the Museum’s general-admission exhibitions on-your-own.


Screening America Program

45 minutes to 2.5 hours, 10-150 students, $7/student or $8/student with a guided tour
Optional: $160 fee for live musical accompaniment

This hallmark Museum program uses film and television to help teach English, English as a Second Language, and Social Studies. A Museum educator introduces the film or television program and guides a post-screening discussion. Please visit the Screening America page for detailed program offering information. A Screening America program can be coupled with a Behind the Screen guided tour, or a self-guided Museum visit. Please note that Screening America programs are not available on weekend days.


The Jim Henson Exhibition: Guided Tour & Workshop

45–60 minutes (recommended), 10-30 participants, $8/student
In this inquiry-based tour of The Jim Henson Exhibition, students explore the creative genius and legacy of Jim Henson, which includes puppets, character sketches, scripts, interactive experiences, and costumes from the worlds of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and more. This dynamic experience explores Jim Henson's groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on culture.


The Jim Henson Exhibition: Guided Tour & Screening Program

2 hours, 10-70 participants, $8/student
Along with a guided tour of The Jim Henson Exhibition, students learn about the science, technology, engineering, art, and math behind the creation of imaginary worlds through puppetry, with a screening of the documentary Jim Henson: Behind the Seams (2014) in one of the Museum’s state-of-the-art movie theaters. This program is a dynamic complement to any STEAM curriculum.


Temporary Exhibitions Tour

Access to temporary exhibitions is always included in the cost of a self-guided visit. Additionally, the Museum offers guided tours of some temporary exhibitions. Please visit our Temporary Exhibitions page for information on current offerings.


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