museum as as classroom

The museum will introduce students to a wide array of anthropological studies conducted by Arizona State University faculty within the School of Human Evolution and Social Change. They will be encouraged to think critically about diverse issues of the human experience.

School Tour Profile

School tours are offered for students of all ages, from elementary school through high school and junior college. Tours are scheduled between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. These tours are scheduled to last 30–45 minutes and include the following activities:

  • a guided tour of the museum
  • an educational activity packet
  • or, you can skip the guided tour and let students observe.

The museum is free and open to the public. Trips to other museums or campus locations at Arizona State University can also be arranged. Click here for more information about tours.

Tour Reservations

Please reserve your tour at least two weeks in advance by phone or e-mail. However, we will always try to accommodate your group in any circumstance. When contacting the museum about a tour, please include 1) the grade level of your group, 2) the size of the group and 3) the intended day of the tour.

Contact: Richard Toon, Director
Telephone: 480-965-6224 / E-mail:

Educational Materials

The Museum of Anthropology offers an educational packet that can be completed in the museum or at a later time.

Click here to be directed to the educational materials.