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Practical Information for K-12 School Groups


School visits are always free, although some workshops require a materials fee.


Please call to schedule a visit at least two weeks in advance. Reservations are accepted up to six months in advance. Should you need to cancel your visit, please call seven days in advance.


On weekdays, school groups may schedule visits between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. A typical visit lasts 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Group Size and Chaperones

School groups are limited to sixty students and chaperones. Please arrange for at least one adult chaperone for each group of ten students.


Both the plant and the museum are wheelchair accessible. Museum displays have print, braille, and audio information. Please inform us at the time of scheduling if any member of your group requires special assistance.


Buses unload and park on Frankfort Avenue, in front of the American Printing House for the Blind. A sidewalk leads from the street to the front door of the building. Ramp access is located in the side parking lot.

Evaluation Form

Have you already visited with us? Please fill out our evaluation form and let us know about your experience.