The museum is currently booking themed birthday parties during regular museum hours. Guests can select either Early Explorers or Archaeology Madness as their theme. Party crafts and activities are geared for children ages 7 and up.
25 guests including adults 1.5 hours in the museum Tables, table coverings, chairs, cutlery, napkins, plates, and cups Themed decorations Invitations (only provided not mailed) Set-up and clean-up Cake 1 Craft (see below) 1 Activity (see below) Refrigerator/freezer if needed
Crafts: Make your own compass OR Make a boat using paper plates Activities: Pin the boat on the Mississippi OR Build and test a fort
Crafts: Artifact coloring sheet OR Pump drill Activities: Mock dig OR Atlatls (ages 9 and up only) $1 and $5 gift bags are available for pre-order. For more information or to book a party please contact Amanda Lanum at (361) 582-2559 or Amanda.Lanum@VictoriaCollege.edu
We are currently offering 4 traveling trunks for rent: Uncovering the Past (archaeology and early peoples related), Texas Industries, Texas Symbols, and French Explorers and Spanish Settlers.
Each trunk is $5 for a one week rental. The trunks include lesson plans, artifacts and artifact replicas, and flashcards.
Add our pinch pot activity supplies to any trunk rental for an additional .50cents per participant! The supplies will be prepared and ready for pick-up with the trunk.
Click here to download a coupon for a FREE trunk rental!
For more information or to book a trunk please contact Education Coordinator, Amanda Lanum at (361) 582-2559 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Field trips are 1.5 hour programs that include a scavenger hunt and two hands-on activities. See your options below!
*A 4-station option is available for groups over 60 students and a guided tour option is available for groups of 50 and smaller.
Field trip options for this program will engage your students with state history, from the tools & technologies of the earliest Texans, through life for the French colonists and Spanish settlers. Tours are aligned with social studies TEKS. Scavenger hunts can cover the entire museum or a specific topic: French Explorers, Spanish Settlers, and Early Peoples.
Interested in prehistoric mammals? Ask about tours for Weird and Wonderful Prehistoric Mammals, opening February 2019.