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Visit Heritage for memorable experiences and a wide variety of learning opportunities. A day of interdisciplinary fun is in store as your group engages with science, history, art, and more as they explore Heritage’s exhibits, outdoor spaces, and garden features.

Self-Guided Visit

Groups are welcome to visit on their own without a guide.

Materials are provided to enhance your visit, including information to help you to prepare for your visit and know what to expect, and information and suggested activities to complete while you’re here. A visit length of two hours is suggested.

Groups must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to offer guided tours at this time. Please check back later in the season for updates on when we will resume offering guided tour options.

Reservations & fees

To book a visit for your school or youth group, please email schooling@heritagemuseums.org or call 508.888.3300 ext.178.

$7 per student

One chaperone admitted free of charge per every 10 children

$15 for each additional adult

One-to-one aides are admitted free of charge.

Educator Information

Groups are welcome to visit on their own without a guide. For detailed information, please download the education packets provided (PDF). This packet includes information on the booking process, how to prepare students for visiting the museum, and information for chaperones for the day of the field trip.

A visit length of two hours is suggested. Groups must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.

For detailed information, please use the education packets provided here (link to ed. info PDF-Sam to send). This packet includes information on the booking process, how to prepare students for visiting the museum, and information for chaperones for the day of the field trip.” To learn about how Heritage field trips align with current curriculum guidelines please read our Self Guide Curriculum Frameworks Connections 2021 (PDF).

Parking and Access

When you arrive at Heritage, you will be greeted at your bus by a Heritage staff member who will help you through the admission and payment process. We ask that students remain on the bus until staff provides additional instructions for beginning your visit.

All buildings are accessible. Please contact schooling@heritagemuseums.org or 508.888.3300 ext. 178 to discuss any special needs your group may have.

For further information, read our directions and parking page.

Group Lunch Options

Heritage has an outdoor picnic facility in an uncovered area adjacent to The Magnolia Café that is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Groups are allowed to picnic anywhere on the grounds. Lunch storage, located at the outdoor picnic facility, will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis for groups.

Boxed lunches are available for pre-order and pick-up from The Magnolia Café. Contact our exclusive caterer, The Casual Gourmet, to learn more at heritage@thecasualgourmet.com or 508.775.4946.