Summer hours end Sunday, 9/1/2019

Thank you all for an amazing summer! It was wonderful for all of our staff to meet so many visitors. Now it’s time to get back to school and for our staff to prepare to greet thousands of students on field trips!

Rice NW Museum resumes it’s standard operating schedule beginning on Sunday, 9/1/2019. We are closed on Monday, 9/2/2019, in observance of Labor Day.

Hours: (September 1, 2019- June 2020)
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Open 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Thursday: Open 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Friday: Open 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Saturday: Open 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Sunday: Open 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM

Thanks again for a wonderful summer, and we wish everyone a happy start to their school year! Registration for field trips is open now, reserve your dates today!

Welcome back to school from Rice NW Museum!

Field Trips:

Field trip registration for the 2018-2019 school year is open! Visit our For Teachers page to book now. Rice Museum field trips adhere to Next Generation Science Standards for elementary students. We take group reservations for up to 120 participants for tours in the mornings while we are closed to the public. Financial aid is available for low income schools thanks to the generosity of our donors. Dates are filling quickly, so book soon to ensure availability! Tour dates are available through July 2019.

New! Small School & Home School Tours:

New this year, we are excited to pilot a Small School & Home School Tour program! It’s fulfills all the same educational benchmarks as our tours for large school groups, but you can purchase individual spaces on the tour for smaller groups. This program is designed with small, nonprofit private schools, Montessori Going Out, and families that home school in mind. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!