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School Tours Booking Request

Make sure you have thoroughly read the School Tours and Information Packet before filling out this form. Additional information is included in this packet that will inform your choices. Thank you.
School Tours and Information Packet

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Full Name


Cell Phone Number

What programs are you interested in?
School Tour: Docent-led tourExisting Booking: request a change

What is your objective for visiting the museum?

School Info

Is this the first time you have booked a tour with us?

School name:

School Phone Number:


School district:

Does your school currently have Title I status?
If you answered "yes," did you know that you can get your museum admission and transportation covered if you book this trip through Act One? Click on this link to learn more: act1az.org/our-programs/ (Opens in a new tab)

Tour Information

Grade levels (Check all that apply):

Number of Students

Number of chaperones:

Tours require a date selection of at least 2 weeks in advance. Weekend tours are not available.

Date Preferences:
1st Choice:
2nd Choice:
3rd Choice:

What kind of tour are you interested in? (Select all that apply)
Self-guided (no docent)Guided (docent-led)

Please select your preferred tour option (Select all that apply:
HOME: Native People in the Southwest
Remembering Our Boarding School Days: The Boarding School Experience
Highlights of the Heard

HOME: Native Peoples in the Southwest highlights the ancestral and present-day Native people of the Greater Southwest. This exhibit shows a wide array of artifacts including pottery, baskets and Hopi katsina dolls.

Remembering Our Boarding School Days: The Boarding School Experience traces the early history of the U.S. Government’s efforts to “kill the Indian and save the man.” The exhibit highlights the arrival of students, their classroom work, dorms and extracurricular activities. Many multimedia stations enhance the experience. Recommended for older students and adults.

Highlights of the Heard takes students into every gallery in the museum. Students learn about each exhibit's theme, and one or two artifacts in each gallery are highlighted. A variety of cultures and art forms are "highlighted" but not discussed in detail.

Looking for a different tour? Please let us know:

Did you want to add a self-guided tour after your docent tour?

Did you want to add a bonus tour to your visit?

Bonus Tours

These participatory cultural lessons can be included with your class tour of the Museum and are a fun and educational way to create a lasting memory of the Heard Museum. The targeted audience is K-5th grade and the cost is $5/student.

Bonus tour activities:
Jacla NecklaceTreasure BoxO'odham-style braceletBeaded Necklace

Tour Time

Do you plan to eat lunch at the museum?

If yes, do you want to have lunch catered at the museum?
For catered lunch options, please see the Student Box Lunch Menu Form

If you plan to bring sack lunches during your visit, students may eat at the picnic tables outside of the Dorrance Education Building and within the Scott L. Libby, Jr. Amphitheater.

Cost & Payment

All payments must be made by the time of the tour. Payments can be made via:

  • Purchase Order
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Cash

Guided Tour: $20 per 60 students (teachers & chaperones included- see below)
Additional chaperones greater than the ratios listed below will be required to pay the adult group rate of $13 per adult.

  • Free adult admission is extended to 1 chaperone per 7 students in grades 7 and below
  • Free adult admission is extended to 1 chaperone per 10 students in grades 8 and above
  • Free adult admission is extended to 5 chaperones per Pre-K group
  • Free adult admission is extended to 5 chaperones per Pre-K group

Bonus Tour (add-on): $5 activity fee per child
Self-Guided Tour: $20 per 60 participants (includes students and all adults)

Please provide us with any feedback or instructions concerning special accommodations:

Cancellations & Changes Policy Agreement

To cancel your visit, call the Education Tour Coordinator at least 24 hours in advance at 602.251.0262.

No-shows will be charged a $25 cancellation fee.

I have read the Booking Request Information Packet and understand the rules and requirements for scheduling a school tour with the museum.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Heard Museum is to be the world’s preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art, emphasizing its intersection with broader artistic and cultural themes.

Visitor Guide

Heard Museum Visitors Guide for Sept. - Dec., 2016

View the May – Aug. 2017 Visitor Guide

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The Heard Museum does not perform appraisals; however, the Heard Museum Council, one of our volunteer organizations, holds a semi-annual Appraisal Day event where people can bring their items to be appraised for a fee. Appraisal days occur in the spring and fall. Please check our calendar of events page for upcoming dates.

Photograph Credits

Unless otherwise noted, all photos are courtesy of either the Heard Museum Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives or the following museum staff and supporters: Craig Smith, Caesar Chaves, Megan Richmond, or Jewel Clark.