Small & Home School Tour Day

  • Apr 20 - Jun 1, 2020

  • Rice NW Museum of Rocks & Minerals
    26385 Northwest Groveland Drive, Hillsboro, OR


Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals is excited to offer a new program to expand access to our educational tours for those participating in smaller educational programs.You can now purchase tickets to participate in one of our small school tours! These tours will hit all of the same Next Generation Science Standards that our typical school tours fulfill, and be lead by the same enthusiastic group of educators. Content covered is appropriate for grades 1-6. This is an excellent option for students from small private schools, Montessori going-out, and families that home school.

Join us to learn about: the rock cycle, how minerals form, volcanoes, the scientific beginning of the universe, fossils and ancient life. These tours start at 10:00 AM on available dates and last for approximately 2 hours, and includes access to our museum store and rock pile at the end of the field trip. 

Restrictions: A minimum of 1 adult for every 7 students is required to participate. A maximum of 15 student tickets may be purchased per group. For larger groups, please refer to our “For Teachers” page to book a school tour. No refunds or exchanges. You must be affiliated with a school or home school to participate in these tours and may be asked for verification. Tickets may be printed or shown on a mobile device. 

Venue Details
Rice NW Museum of Rocks & Minerals
26385 Northwest Groveland Drive, Hillsboro, Oregon, 97124, United States
The Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals houses a world-class collection, recognized as the finest in the Pacific Northwest and one of the best in the nation.  Our mission is to Engage, Inspire, and Educate generations on the splendor and complexities of our Earth, which we do through our various educational and outreach programs. You can find us just west of Portland, in Hillsboro, Oregon.