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


Tour Details

  • 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.

Grade Levels

  • 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.

Tour Options

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
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Transportation Subsidies

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.

Tour Details

  • PreK-3rd grade:Self-guided visits
  • 4th-12th grade:1 hr. + self-guided time
  • Adults:1 hr.
Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt Guides
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

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