Education at the APS Museum

Educational and school programming at the APS Museum emphasizes the interdisciplinary links among history, art, and science. All educational programs and materials are designed to support Common Core State Standards.

Click here to download the Educator’s Guide for Jefferson, Philadelphia, and the Founding of a Nation.


Schedule a Visit

Bring your students to the APS Museum! A visit will include a guided tour and an activity facilitated by one of our Museum educators. Tours can be scheduled Monday-Wednesday 10am-4pm and cost $2.00 per student. Two weeks advance notice recommended when scheduling tours.

For more information about educational programming and outreach or to schedule a tour, please contact:

Emma Max, Education and Public Programs Coordinator

Past Educator's Guides

Educator’s Guide for the exhibition Through the Looking Lens (PDF).

CaptureEducator’s Guide for the exhibition TEMPUS FUGIT: Time Flies (PDF)

Educators Guide Educator’s Guide for the exhibition Of Elephants & Roses: Encounters with French Natural History, 1790-1830 (PDF)

Darwin Ed cover Educator’s Guide for Dialogues with Darwin: An Exhibition of Historical Documents and Contemporary Art (PDF)

Past and Current Education Partners

Bartram’s Garden
Camden County College
Central High School
CHAD: Charter High School for Architecture and Design
The Clay Studio
MYX: Multicultural Youth eXchange
The National Archives
Penn Museum
Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership
Philadelphia Math + Science Coalition
PIE: Professional Institute of Educators (UArts)
Science Leadership Academy
Springside School
Stroud Water Research Center
West Philadelphia Catholic High School
WHYY Learning Lab