School Tour Guidelines
Tour Guidelines and Registration
NOTE: Each teacher needs to register for their own class. Please do not schedule for others.
1 chaperone per 10 students is required. Chaperones assist with group behavior management and gallery transitions. No more than 2 chaperones per 10 students; paraeducators and instructional assistants cannot be a chaperone. Children and siblings under 18 years of age are not eligible to be chaperones.
Tours follow the museum’s overall COVID-19 safety policies. Please visit our Safety Guidelines page to check on our current policies related to COVID-19, including the status of masks.
CANCELLATIONS OR CHANGES
To cancel or request a change to your scheduled tour, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, phone number, confirmation number, name of school, and date and time of your scheduled visit. Tour cancellations are requested within at least 48 hours of the scheduled tour date.
Please note that any changes to the date, time, and/or theme of your tour will need to be submitted through a new Tour Request form. At least three weeks’ advance notice is required for submitting all changes.
The Nelson-Atkins does not have a designated space indoors for groups to eat lunch. However, groups are welcome to eat outdoors and enjoy the Sculpture Park. In the case of inclement weather, the museum cannot provide an indoor eating space.
BUS DROP-OFF & PICK-UP
Enter the one-way, circular drive off of 45th Street between Oak Street and Rockhill Road and drop students off at the East side by the Bloch Building. All groups must enter and exit through the designated Bloch Building entrance doors.
Bus parking is limited to designated areas facing north on Oak Street.
Vans and public vehicles pay $12.00 to park in the museum garage.
Limited free parking for cars is available in the northeast parking lot (45th before Rockhill) and on the west side of Oak Street on a first-come, first-served basis.
We look forward to meeting and learning with you!
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