Reserve your school program today

The KU Natural History Museum offers a range of educational programs for school groups. Programs available through the Public Education department are developed and taught by museum education professionals with science backgrounds and years of experience teaching in informal learning environments. Book your school program now by calling 785-864-4173. Scholarships are available.

Dakotaraptor

Research News:
Dakotaraptor

A research team led by a KU alumnus has identified a new giant raptor, the largest specimen ever found with wing feathers.
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Fun things to do at the museum

What to See and Do

From Mosasaur Munchies to Science Scoops limericks, use our museum checklists and scavenger hunts to explore the museum during your next visit.
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Ichthyology image

Collection Focus:
Ichthyology

KU’s Ichthyology Collection is a diverse collection of 680,000 fishes and 11,000 tissues with an emphasis on the midwest.
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Get Your Museum Passport

Going somewhere? Take your museum membership card with you.  Members receive free admission to more than 300 museums worldwide.
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