Self-Guided Tours – Free
Tour size: 8-30 participants.
Self-guided tours allow the class to set the pace for the tour, and allow the teacher to lead lively discussions with the students that is meaningful for their learning.
Available Tuesday-Sunday, from 10 AM – 4 PM
Facilitated Tours – $55
Tour size 8-30 participants.
Facilitated tours are led by our gallery educators and foster a deep understanding of the content by guiding the students in conversation about the artworks to practice deep looking, and seek evidence to support their observations.
Available Wednesday-Friday, from 10 AM – 1 PM
For those with participants under the age of 18, one chaperon per every 15 youth is required and groups must remain together. Chaperons are responsible for enforcing gallery guidelines.
To book a self-guided or facilitated tour, please fill out our Tour Request Form.
Have another kind of group?
Tour + Workshop
Extend the learning experience with a tour and learning program. Each program is customized for the class. It starts with a highly interactive and conversational tour of our current exhibition, and then continues with a hands-on photo-based art making activity in MOPA’s learning laboratory.
The Tour + Workshop program is ideal for grades 4-12. Fees for a program are:
$175 for groups of 8 to 20 students
$225 for groups of 21 to 40 students
To learn more about tour + workshop programs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
MOPA offers a limited number of scholarships each year to support teachers and schools that wish to bring their students to the Museum. These scholarships can fund buses, tour fees, and our Tour+Workshop! To request a scholarship, begin by filing out our tour request form or email email@example.com with questions.
Cancellation & Late Arrival Policy
Tours must be cancelled at least 48 hours in advance of your scheduled visit. If a tour is cancelled with less than 48 hours notice, or you do not show up, then you will be sent an invoice for the full amount. There will be no charge for tours that are cancelled or rescheduled with more than 48 hours notice. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (619)238-7559 x236 for assistance.
Groups that arrive late will receive a condensed tour at the originally quoted price. Educators will wait 15 minutes for your group to arrive, so please let us know that you are on your way by calling our Admission Desk at (619)238-7559 x230.