Critter ClubAges 9 & upMeet and learn about the museum’s live animals and spend the afternoon feeding and caring for them. Burpee’s live animals include reptiles, a tarantula, hissing cockroaches, a salamander and fish. Space is limited.Pre-registration and payment is required. Maximum 2 sessions$12 Burpee Members/ $15 General PublicWednesdays 1:00 – 3:00 pmJune 7th, 14th […]
An exciting new opportunity for students and educators worldwide!Are you in California (or Florida, or Toronto…) but want your students to “visit” Burpee Museum? Distance is no problem! If you’re too far from the Museum for an actual field trip, you can schedule a live virtual field trip for your class via video conferencing. One […]
Can’t bring your class to the Museum? Bring the Museum to your class! Teacher boxes are available for pickup at the Museum and most contain items that can be touched. Fee: $10.00 for non-members and $5.00 for members. The boxes and specimens may be kept for one week. NEW: Illinois Pollinators!! Boxes available: Native […]
Outreach programs are a great way to engage everyone in everything that Burpee has to offer. If you aren’t able to bring your class or group to Burpee, we can come to you! We offer a wide range of one-hour outreach programs that we can bring to your site.Presentation Topics:Animal Encounters: Get up close and […]
Go to the “Next Level” Go beyond a museum tour and get your students involved in a Burpee project through a workshop. Get kids involved in the inquiry by adding a workshop to your learning expedition today!
Mahlburg Scholars is a lecture series that brings some of the most interesting and brightest scientists to Burpee. The lecture series is a long standing tradition of continual learning in the Burpee family. Come join us and learn.
Saturday Science Workshops These hands-on science workshops include time in the Museum and items from the permanent collection, and are designed to provide a meaningful inter-generational experience. For ages 6 and up, participants need to be accompanied by an adult to assist with activities. This is a 90 min Science Class. All classes run from […]
Scout Programs: 2017 – 2018 Use our exhibits and experienced staff to enhance your scouting program! We offer badge and pin workshops for a wide age range of Scouts. Some Boy Scout merit badges require homework ahead of the program in order to fulfill the requirements. These will be sent when you register. Badges and pins […]
Registration Open!Please note, Workshops and Classes are offered on Thursday afternoons from 2:00- 4:00 pm.Classes are for ages 10+ and Workshops are for ages 6-9. Participants can sign up for the entire month, semester, or pick and choose which classes to attend. These programs are inquiry based; hands-on activities and experiments are the core of all classes. The curriculum is based […]
Fee: $5.00 per student/chaperone (teachers no charge)Tour Time: All tours last approximately an hourMinimum: 15 people or $75.00Maximum: 30 in a group, up to 4 groups at one time (*see exceptions) Popular Tour Topics: Fossils & Dinosaurs, Dinomite!, The First People, and Windows to Wilderness. After the tour…enjoy the museum! Unlimited Explore Time: Only $1 per student GREAT DEAL: Tour […]