Children Learning

Group Visits and Registration Instructions
Organized groups of all ages are welcome and encouraged to visit the museum! ALL GROUPS MUST REGISTER, whether self-guided or booking for a tour or program. Learn how to plan your event and register.

Professional Development Workshops for Teachers
The Museum Education Institute addresses Common Core State Standards and offers teachers the opportunity to learn and to work with staff in our research and collections.

History For Teachers
A list of history-related educational resources and publications created by museum scientists and staff.

Science For Teachers
A list of science-related educational resources and publications created by museum scientists and staff.

Exhibit-based Educator Resources
Teacher resource guides and other on-line resources based on select current and past exhibitions.

After School Programs
We offer an award winning after school program. The Museum Club is for children ages 8-13 and the Discovery Club is for youth ages 14-18. For more information, please contact the Director of Youth Services at (518) 486-1420.

Discovery Place
This is our exciting hands-on room for children and the young at heart.

Museum Education Act
Students from throughout the state must learn how to access, interpret, and analyze information to succeed in the increasingly complex, high-tech world of the 21st century.

Museum Open Tuesday-Sunday: 9:30 am to 5 pm | Carousel Hours: 10 am to 4:30 pm
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