School Tours Information
“The tour really helped solidify for our kids the importance of philanthropy and acting as a global citizen.”
– Teacher, Cleveland High School
Tours are 60 minutes with unlimited time afterward for the group to explore the exhibits on their own (we recommend you plan for 30 minutes of self-guided exploration after).
Students will be divided into smaller groups of approximately 20 students per staff guide.
Classes third grade and younger are welcome to come for a self-guided visit in groups of 15 or more. We have a series of age-appropriate activities for young audiences to support their visit.
Classes fourth grade and above are able to book a self-guided or staff facilitated tour.
The booking system below displays real-time availability based on the following calendar:
Tuesday & Wednesday – groups up to 80 people
Thursday – self-guided exploration only; staff facilitated informal activities will be offered throughout the day
Friday & Saturday – groups up to 40 people
The Discovery Center can provide transportation subsidies to visiting Washington State schools with demonstrated need. You can apply for a subsidy of up to $300 when completing the registration form below.
- Regular Hours:Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pmTuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Please schedule your school tour at least two weeks in advance using the form below.
- PreK-3rd grade:Self-guided visits
- 4th-12th grade:1 hr. + self-guided time
- Adults:1 hr.
Maximum group size
(based on age or grade level)
Large Group Tours are offered on Tuesdays & Wednesdays
- 4th-8th grade:Up to 72 students
- 9th-12th grade:Up to 80 students
- Adults:Up to 100 participants