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Basic Tour Information

Basic information about touring the Albuquerque Museum.

Get Ready for the Tour

School tours of the Albuquerque Museum are special

Get the most out of your tour with these guides:


If you need to cancel or have a bus problem, please contact the Museum as soon as possible.

Whenever possible, we appreciate cancellation notices at least 72 hours in advance.

How to Schedule a Tour

Once you have a tour and time in mind, contact the Museum's education assistant.

Be prepared to provide the name of your school, the grade level, number of students, a contact name and number, and your preferred tour and time.

Pick a Time

School tours are offered Tuesday through Friday beginning promptly on the hour between 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

We recommend booking as early as possible due to the high demand.

Magic Bus

For teachers awarded a Magic Bus: These two-hour tours are given only on Tuesdays or Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon or noon to 2 p.m.

Tour Duration

Tours are about 50 minutes long (with the exception of Magic Bus Tours) and are limited to a maximum of 60 students per hour.

Adult Supervision

There must be a ratio of one adult (teacher or chaperone) per  eight to 12 students, depending on age.

Once at the museum, classes will be divided into groups of approximately 10 students to provide a better learning experience.

Please provide ample adult supervision.

Subheader Image Details

Elaine de Kooning, 1920 - 1989
"Juarez" (detail), 1959, oil on canvas
Collection of Albuquerque Museum