Schedule Your Education Program

K-12 school, after school, camp and other groups can explore the Whaling Museum’s art, history, science and culture content through the museum’s K-12 visit program. Groups may choose between self-guided, guided, or virtual programs. Programs are designed to comply with Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core for specified grade levels. Please read below to schedule your program or view our K-12 Education Programs page for more specific information on our program offerings.

 Self-Guided Visit Information (pdf) | Educator Resources

 

Schedule Your Education Program

Fill out our Online Reservation Form.

 

Rates

Guided Education Programs
K-12 $7 per student
College group $9 per student
Chaperones One free per 10 students/$10 additional chaperones
On site lunch fee $30

Self-Guided Education Programs
K-12 $6 per student
College group $7 per student
Chaperones One free per 10 students/$10 additional chaperones
On site lunch fee $30

Virtual Education Programs (Limit 1 class per program)
K-12
$100/class

 


Payment
Please bring your confirmation letter and full payment in the form of cash, credit card, debit card or check (made payable to ODHS) on the day of your visit.

Subsidized Groups
If you are a school group from New Bedford, Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven or Westport, you may be eligible for free admission through the Jessie B. DuPont Educational Fund and Helen E. Ellis Charitable Trust. Boston school groups may be eligible to receive free admission and subsidized transportation through the Schrafft Charitable Trust. To find out if you qualify, please fill out our online reservation form and check the appropriate box for more details. Funds are limited.

Cancellations
If you need to cancel a program, please contact the Education Department promptly. Failure to cancel a program 14 days in advance may result in a cancellation fee.