Storytime Expedition

Offering unique experiences in our Museum galleries, Storytime Expeditions go beyond a regular storybook reading to grow appreciation for cultural diversity and develop empathy and critical thinking skills. Immerse your students in global education while encouraging literacy through listening to culturally-appropriate stories, exploring key gallery objects, and interacting with touchable artifacts.

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Teacher reading to children

Storytime Expeditions are available by reservation and target grade levels Pre-K. Our books and touchable replica objects address the following cultures:

These programs specifically address Common Core standards focused on Literary (CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.10; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.2). They also address the 21st Century Skills of Communication and Collaboration.

Booking Information

Ages Grades: Pre-K – 2
Length 1 hour
Price $2 per student plus group admission
1 FREE teacher chaperone or adult per every 10 students
Group Size 30-student maximum per tour (22-student maximum for Greece)
Groups with less than 10 students will be charged for 10 students
1 chaperone is REQUIRED for every 10 students
Timing Tuesday–Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
When to Book At least 6-8 weeks in advance