Learn & Play
Teddy Roosevelt had a photographic memory and could read an entire page in the time it took most people to read a single sentence.
Groups that prefer to experience the museum on their own may register in advance for a self-guided visit. After a brief introduction to the museum, partcipating groups have time to explore the galleries, visit any special exhibits and view live performances on the daily schedule. Specific performances or time periods may be requested for one live performance.
Cost: $6 per student/$6.50 with lunch room rental
Length: we recommend approximately 2 hours for a self-guided visit.
Group Size: Minimum of15/Maximum of 300
Led by a professional museum educator, children partcipate in a hands-on session in the museum classroom, embark on gallery explorations and watch a live performance (choice of performances is based on the program, actor availability and the age of the children). Available Monday through Friday.
Cost: $7 per student/$7.50 with lunch room rental
Length: 2 hours/2.5 hours with time for lunch
Group Size: Minimum of 15/Maximum of 70-130 students, depending on the program.
Costumed stage actors depicting historical characters are available to perform live at your venue. The program includes an introduction, 15-20 minute live performance and time for questions & answers.
Cost: $200 for the first program, $150 for each additional program
Length: 45 to 60 minutes
Group Size: Maximum group size varies by program
SECOND SATURDAYS are monthly programs held on, you guessed it, the second Saturday of each month. These special activity days feature crafts, games, hands-on opportunites and performances revolving around a selected theme-of-the-month. Some months may involve activities on all three floors of the museum, others may involve activites based solely in the Education Center.
Cost: all activites FREE with museum admission
Length: activites from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Seniors (60+) $8.50
Children (5-14) $6
College Students* w/valid I.D. $7.50
Children 4 & under FREE
Teachers w/valid I.D. FREE
*University of Louisville and Bellarmine University students, faculty and staff admitted FREE with valid I.D.
To receive automatic updates on Scout programs once information is available, contact Mick Sullivan, Coordinator of Youth and Public Programs at (502)753-5660 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.