The River Museum is now offering a new way to experience the Museum through distance learning! Join our staff as we present virtual programs, live from the River Museum, to your participants. Distance learning options are presented using Zoom. We are also happy to adjust our programming to meet your age group and requirements.
To book your group, complete the inquiry form below. Contact Melissa Wersinger at (563) 557-9545 x213 or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
Chose from the following list of unique options!
Why do some animals have tails and what do they do with them? Discover how animals use their tails and other adaptations by meeting a few live animals up close. We'll also share some animal tales along the way!
Experience a LIVE view of one of the River Museum’s many exhibits! We’ll discuss the animals that live there and their habitat. (NOTE: this program may take place during normal Museum hours.)
Explore how animals transform from eggs to adults! Students will learn about complete and incomplete metamorphosis by meeting a live amphibian and invertebrate.
Read a story about one of our animal ambassadors and get a chance to meet them up close! Choose from one of the following ambassadors for the program: Barn Owl, American Kestrel, or Box Turtle.
What has a shell and is covered in scales? If you guessed a turtle, you are correct! Learn all about these animals by meeting some live turtles.
Explore the animals found in the Mississippi River watershed by looking at skulls, furs and live animals!
Look to the sky as we learn about raptors and how their hunting skills earned them the title of "birds of prey." This upclose experience theads in conservation messaging while meeting with live raptors!
Join an educator from the River Museum and explore the world of reptiles! Learn about some of their amazing adaptations and the important roles they play in nature. A few live animals will join us.
Discover ways the Mississippi River has impacted culture and commerce through the years. We will then examine what careers and conservation on the river look like today.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to run a Museum or Aquarium? During this program we will explore a couple of the jobs that are key to taking care of our historical and animal collections at the River Museum.
Learn more about one-room school houses and early education. Then we'll put the audience to the test by taking an 8th grade graduation exam from the 1850’s. It may be harder than you think!
Interested in booking? Complete the following and we'll contact you within the next few days!
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