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Grades 10—12 School Groups

Choose one or more of these options for visiting the Museum. 

Designing for Disaster School Program 2015 Designing for Disaster
(2 hours, $100 fee, educator guided, includes complimentary exhibition tickets)
How do you design a building to survive an earthquake? Students explore existing ideas before designing and testing their own earthquake resistant buildings. 
Available during the academic school year. Registration will open August 1. 
   
Geodesic Dome School Program Thumbnail Fuller's Fantastic Geodesic Dome
(2 hours, $100 fee, educator guided, includes complimentary exhibition tickets)
Students explore the development of the geodesic dome then work as a team to build a 6 x 13' geodesic dome. 
Available during the academic school year. Registration will open August 1. 
   
 

Discovery Cart: Bridging the Gap
(30-45 minutes, $35 fee, docent guided)
During this interactive demonstration, participants learn about basic forces that impact structures, the five different types of bridges and their advantages and disadvantages, and how bridges are applied in real world situations. Register.

   
Exhibition Tour

Exhibition Tour
(45 minutes-1 hour, $35 fee and $5 per person fee for admission, guided)
Explore one of the Museum's noteworthy exhibitions with a trained Museum docent. Available exhibitions subject to change.
Register.

   
Group Tours Historic Building Tour
(45 minutes-1 hour, $35 fee, guided)
Learn the history of the National Building Museum's historic home, the former Pension Building.
Register.
   
 Students in Exhibition

Self-guided Exhibition Visit
($5 per person fee, self-guided)
Group rates are available for groups of ten people or more by making a reservation. The group fee includes admission to the Museum's exhibitions. Register.