Student Tours: Apache

Interactive Student Tours and Demonstrations

Our interactive student tours and docent demonstrations bring the stories of Texans, past and present, to life!

Explore exhibits and interpretive areas, view a show in the Dome, and more!

Student Tours: Schoolhouse

Interactive Student Tours and Demonstrations

Our interactive student tours and docent demonstrations bring the stories of Texans, past and present, to life!

Explore exhibits and interpretive areas, view a show in the Dome, and more!

Student Tours: Adobe House

Interactive Student Tours and Demonstrations

Our interactive student tours and docent demonstrations bring the stories of Texans, past and present, to life!

Explore exhibits and interpretive areas, view a show in the Dome, and more!

Student Tours: Desert Farmers

Interactive Student Tours and Demonstrations

Our interactive student tours and docent demonstrations bring the stories of Texans, past and present, to life!

Explore exhibits and interpretive areas, view a show in the Dome, and more!

Student Tours: Spinning

Interactive Student Tours and Demonstrations

Our interactive student tours and docent demonstrations bring the stories of Texans, past and present, to life!

Explore exhibits and interpretive areas, view a show in the Dome, and more!

 
 

Field Trips


Book Your Reservation Today

Welcome! To reserve a tour for a student group, please call (210) 458-2291 or e-mail MuseumTours@UTSA.edu.

Please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • School/Organization name
  • Primary contact name, e-mail address, and phone number
  • Number of students/children
  • Preferred date and tour time
  • Tour selections (Exhibit Floor, Back 40, SAVIG)
  • Any other facility requirements

Tour Options

1 hour
Monday-Friday
10:00am or 11:30am
$3 per student
Special Topics Tour (Guided) 1 hour
Monday-Friday
9:00am or 1:00pm
$3 per student
Texans One and All (Teacher Led) 1 hour
Monday-Friday
after 1:00 pm
$3 per student
Back 40 Tour 1 hour
October 1-May 15
Tuesday-Friday
10:00am or 11:30am
$3 per student
Back 40 Experience Tour 2 hours
October 1-May 15
Mondays at 10:30am
$6 per student
SAVIG Lab (Math / Geometry)
20-60 minutes
Wednesdays 
11:00am-2:00pm
$3 per student - Minimum
10 students; Price includes
admission to the exhibit floor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Chaperone Requirements

For the safety of students and the enjoyment of other guests, the institute requires that student groups be accompanied at all times by an appropriate number of adult teachers or chaperones. Chaperones are expected to ensure that students behave appropriately and are mindful of other guests visiting the museum.

Pre-K & Kindergarten (Children 6 and under)

A chaperone-to-student ratio of 1:5 is required for Pre-K through Kindergarten classes. For every five (5) students, there should be one adult actively monitoring the group. The institute extends complimentary admission to teachers and adult chaperones using the 1:5 ratio. For example, a field trip of 50 students will receive complimentary admission for ten (10) teachers or adult chaperones. A group of 27 students will get complimentary admission for five (5) adults. Additional adults pay regular museum admission rate of $10.

Grades 1 - 12 (Children 6 and up)

A chaperone-to-student ratio of 1:10 is required for grade levels 1 through 12. For every ten (10) students, there should be one adult actively monitoring the group. The institute extends complimentary admission to teachers and adult chaperones using the 1:10 ratio. For example, a field trip of 50 students will receive complimentary admission for five (5) teachers or adult chaperones. A group of 27 students will receive complimentary admission for two (2) adults. Additional adults pay regular museum admission rate of $10. Group rates and/or coupons do not apply to adults with school group.

Reservation Policy

  • Tours must be scheduled at least two (2) weeks in advance.
  • Due to the capacity of the Institute's exhibit floor, if you wish to bring a whole grade level with more than one hundred eighty (180) students, we ask that you request a second day and time to bring the rest of the group.
  • Any changes to a reservation (including cancellation or modification) must be made at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled visit.
  • The institute will not issue refunds to guided groups that do not modify their reservation at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled visit.  All refunds are subject to a $15 processing fee.
  • Cancellations made less than three (3) business days prior to the visit will be billed in full. Groups that arrive with more participants than reflected in the original reservation will be charged regular admission rates for additional participants.


Please be aware that leaving a voicemail or sending an email does not represent a confirmed reservation.
A confirmation letter from the tour reservations office is required as verification of your group's reservation.

Payment Options

The ITC accepts payments by cash, corporate check, VISA, MasterCard and Discover. Payment must be completed in a single transaction - one payment for the entire group (no personal checks) - and must be made in advance or upon arrival. The institute will not accept requests for billing. To avoid penalty, any changes to a reservation, including cancellation or modification, must be called in or faxed to the reservationist at least three (3) days prior to the scheduled visit.

To secure a reservation using a purchase order, a valid Purchase Order must be received five (5) business days prior to the scheduled visit. The museum cashier will not accept a purchase order presented at time of visit. To avoid penalty, any changes to a reservation (including cancellation or modification) must be submitted to the Reservationist at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled visit and must contain signature authorization by the school principal.

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Bus Parking

For field trips and group tours, complimentary bus parking is available in the bus lot. With Convention Center expansion and Hemisfair construction, routes to the bus lot have changed. Get directions.

Click on the map to the right to download the PDF of the parking map.

Lunch Options

Groups may reserve outdoor picnic areas at the museum, at no charge. As space is limited, these spaces must be reserved in advance through the reservationist. Indoor lunch facilities are not available.

Gift Shop

Students are welcome to visit the museum gift shop and purchase unique keepsakes from their trip. The museum offers a large collection of Texana, educational materials, and books for use in the classroom.

 

 

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