The Journey Museum & Learning Center Outreach Program brings the learning experiences of the museum to your classroom!

For Inflatable Planetarium/GeoDome and Classroom Experience rentals, please refer to the guide by clicking here.

Inflatable Planetarium

A journey through space has never been easier! The Journey Museum & Learning Center offers interactive explorations of space with a travelling inflatable planetarium, the GeoDome, with the accompanying planetarium NASA supported software, Uniview. Our outreach program instructors can give your group educational presentations on the constellations, the solar system, deep sky objects, galaxies, the scale of the universe and more. See our GeoDome Rental Brochure or visit our Portable Planetarium for more information and to reserve the inflatable planetarium for your classroom or educational group.

 

Teacher Trunks

Easily bring The Journey Museum & Learning Center into your classroom with one of our Education Trunks for just $20 or less. Our Education Trunks were designed by teachers for teachers. This amazing outreach program collection of themed materials is intended to enhance your students’ experience within the classroom. Learn more with our Education Trunk Brochure or see full descriptions of trunks with our Education Library.

 

Classroom Experiences

The Journey Museum & Learning Center is a teaching place! If your group can not come to the Journey we will come to you. All we need is a minimum of 12 students (at just $3 per student) and one week’s advance notice, and we will visit you as part of our outreach program. Our curriculums are diverse and represent approximately an hour and a half experience. Click here for a full list of classes. If your group wants to visit The Journey Museum & Learning Center we can also coordinate a date and time so you can enjoy our facility too.


Rapid City 3rd & 4th Grade Tours

Visit our convenient Rapid City 3rd & 4th Grade Tours Resource Page.

 

For more details, questions, or to reserve an outreach program activity, contact us at (605) 394-1796 or email education@journeymuseum.org.


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Hours

The Journey Museum is currently in Summer Hours:

Winter Hours

(October 1st – April 30th)
10 AM – 5 PM Monday through Saturday
1 PM – 5 PM Sundays

Summer Hours

(May 1st – September 30th)
9 AM – 6 PM Monday through Saturday
11 AM – 5 PM Sundays

Admission

All individual admissions are good for two days with receipt.

Museum General Admission:

Adults (ages 18+) $10
Seniors (ages 62+) $8
Students (ages 6 – 17) $7
Children 5 & under FREE with family

Groups (10+ people):

$7 per person

Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.

Education Groups (12+ students):

$3 per student (all students 18 and under)
$5 College Students

Chaperones are requested. Special pricing will be extended to adult chaperones.

Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.