Tours & Groups

Bring your class, clubs or colleagues to visit MOPA


          To book a self-guided or facilitated tour, please fill out our Tour Request Form.

Self-Guided Tours – Free

Tour size: 8-30 participants.

Self-guided tours allow your group to set the pace for the tour.  Enjoy lively discussions with your participants that are meaningful for their learning experience.

Available Friday-Sunday, from 11 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 conversations about the artworks to practice deep looking, and seek evidence to support their observations.

Available Wednesday-Friday, from 11 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?

If you have questions about tours or a special request,
please email us at or call (619)238-7559 x230.

Tour + Workshop

Extend the learning experience with a MOPA Tour + Workshop. Each program is customized for your group. It starts with a highly interactive and conversational tour of our current exhibition, and then continues with a hands-on photo-based  activity in MOPA’s learning laboratory.
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


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 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 or (619)238-7559 x230 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 x233.



Masks not required for fully vaccinated guests