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It was so awesome, I can't even tell you how awesome it was. - Adam, 2nd Grade
Discover the New Frontier in the Buell Children's Museum: Sept. 8-Nov. 3
Walk into a western canyon and recapture the past with gold panning, dressing up as a buffalo and visiting a real tipi. Sing around a campfire and learn Cowpoke songs. Create a pastel sky, make a wanted poster and keep them in your western sketch book created in partnership with CSU-Pueblo.
DIY Holiday in the Buell Children's Museum: Nov. 10-Jan. 5
Get ready for the busy holiday season by creating holiday gifts, visit the teddy bear tree, write and send you letter to Santa and wear the costumes from the characters in the Nutcracker. In December, you can also create gifts for everyone on your “Nice” list. Enjoy the holidays with Fancy Nancy and her art and holiday books…a splendiferousway to enhance students’ vocabulary.
Personalize your tour with a workshop. For more information contact Diane Pirraglia at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 719-583-6217.
Join us for Nutcracker in a Nutshell on November 14 and 15. This one hour narrated ballet is presented by our School of Dance. It is performed three times a day on each of these dates. Limited touring and workshops are also available during this time. Call Diane 583-6217 or email email@example.com for more information and registration packets.
- Step 1: Available Tours
Explore the children's museum's latest exhibits with a one hour tour. Then discover the latest exhibits in the galleries with a 30 minute docent led tour. All tours feature age appropriate and interactive activiites designed to fit your group's specific needs and cirriculum.
Enhance your tour with these additional options:
• Workshops in clay, theater, dance, music and visual art can be added to your tour.Dance & Theater Performances for Students
• Storytellers (when available): Orphan Train, Homer's Grocery and Market, Life on the Eastern Colorado Plains, or Immigration Through Ellis Island.
The Amazing Food Detective: Musical theatre performance for 3rd graders, presented by the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center in conjunction with Kaiser Permanente on Wednesday & Thursday, April 17 & 18.
Tours can be arranged to come Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 am – 4 pm. Tours are arranged at 9:30 and 11:30 am. Other times can be scheduled as needed.
- Step 2: Checklist
Be prepared to give us the planned date and time(s) of your tour, number of students, grade level(s), teacher name(s), phone number(s) and e-mail address(es).
Downloads• Museum Tour Reservation Form
• Colorado Content Standards
• See available workshops ideas
- Step 3: Call & Confirm
Reservations will be accepted two weeks prior to your visit, however, we recommend scheduling your school at least one month in advance. If you need to cancel your visit please let us know at least two days prior to your visit. In the event that a school does not meet that requirement, a bill for the total tour will be sent.
Group Admissions: Children and adults are $3.00 a person for a tour. One adult is required for every ten students. Pueblo City Schools and District 70 have pre-paid the admission fees. Members of the Art Center will be charged the tour rate.
Check in: Your reservation should be made for the maximum number of students and adults expected. Actual attendance will be noted upon arrival, and your fee will be charged accordingly. Tours will check in at the Buell Children’s Museum to begin the tour. Buses can use the roundabout to drop off students and can park in the main parking lot.
Payment: Payment is required at the Buell front desk for the number of people reported in your group. You may pay on the day of the tour or be billed. We accept check, credit card, purchase orders or cash. Please make checks payable to the Buell Children’s Museum.
Lunch: Tours can also reserve a space and bring sack lunches.
Schedule a field trip at your convenience by emailing Diane Pirraglia at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 719-583-6217