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Plan a trip for your class to the Museum

The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History welcomes schools, scouts, and groups of all kinds. Our exciting programming ranges from biology to physics to 1,000 years of South Texas history. Schedule a group visit today.

These 2-hour educator-led programs focus on a specific area of science or history. All programs are TEKS aligned and will fit perfectly into your lesson plan. Focus programs recommended for Grades 2nd & Up.

Cost: $15 per student (*$20 per student for Gross Anatomy, CSI)

Maximum Number of Students: 60 Students

To schedule a visit and focus program at the Museum call Education Director, Madeleine Fontenot at (361) 826-4660 or email MadeleineF2@ccmuseum.com. All programs need to be scheduled at least 14 days prior to your visit.

Available Topics

CSI (maximum capacity of 20 students) – Solve a crime at the museum. Forensics comes to life with DNA experiments, fingerprinting and more.
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Earthworks – Rock out to a program unearthing the geology of our area and how weather and people affect it.
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Gross Anatomy (this program costs $20 per student, requires a 4-week booking notice, maximum 40 students) – Every animal has a body that is perfect for their lifestyle.  Examine anatomy and the body systems of different animals by engaging in a real dissection.
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Mix it Up! – Break out the goggles and dive in as we explore the bubbling, fizzing, smoking world of chemistry.
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Texas Tribes – Long before Texas was a state, many different groups of people called this land home. Learn about the Indigenous people who lived in this area and their ways of life.

Additional Notes:

  • For every 10 paid students, the group is entitled to one free chaperone. Each additional chaperone is $12.

Students can explore the Museum at their own pace while interacting with educators at stations of your choosing.  Please select your choice of up to three Discovery Cart Stations.

Cost: $12 per student

Length of Program: 2 Hours

Maximum Number of Students: 100

To schedule a visit call Education Director, Madeleine Fontenot at (361) 826-4660 or email MadeleineF2@ccmuseum.com. All programs need to be scheduled at least 14 days prior to your visit.

Available Stations

Science:

Geology – Learn about the different types of rocks and the Moh’s scale.

Fossil Touch Table – Learn all about prehistoric animals and get to see some cool fossils.

Animal Adaptations – Learn about animal habitats and camouflage through hands-on interactives with animal furs, shells, and bones.

Entomology Cart – There are millions of different insects- all incredibly diverse, tied together by key features. Learn about the creepy crawlies infesting the Entomology Cart.

Museum LIVE!:

Shellcrete Kitchen – Meet a character from the late 19th century and learn how they ran their kitchen.

General Store – Discover how settlers purchased their goods when you travel back in time with our authentic General Store Proprietor.

Train Depot – Today’s culture in South Texas was shaped by the railroad bringing commerce to the area. Learn about how a Railroad Depot in the early 1900s operated.

Students can explore the Museum at their own pace.

Cost: $8 per student for groups of 10 or more students.

Maximum number of students is 140.

To schedule your visit contact Education Director, Madeleine Fontenot at (361) 826-4660 or email MadeleineF2@ccmuseum.com

Science Shows provide demonstrations using chemistry and physics applications.

Science Shows are $150.00.

-Don’t Try This At Home Chemistry
Expand your mind with the knowledge of combustion! Discover the difference between solid, liquid and gas and how they react. Things are just heating up as we learn about thermal and exothermic reactions. This chemistry show is too hot to handle so remember, Don’t Try This At Home!

All programs need to be scheduled at least 14 days prior to your visit.

To schedule a visit contact Education Director, Madeleine Fontenot at (361) 826-4660 or email MadeleineF2@ccmuseum.com