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Education: Book A World Tour — No Passport Required!Theme Tours | Practicalities
They know many of the items in the collection intimately and tell exciting stories geared to the special interests of your class or group. Enjoy the "Guess What" glass case, bring a camera to photograph yourselves in our international dress-up collection, sit down to an intriguing folk tale, tape your own symphony with our world instruments, or create a piece of ethnic art. We will take artifacts out of the cases for your close inspection and for you to sketch. It's a mini-trip around the world that you will be talking about for days! Tours last from 1-2 hours.
While we have the flexibility to tailor a tour to your interests, some themes appeal to certain ages. Each is unique as we consult with the teacher or group leader. Schools, family reunions, camps, clubs, birthday parties, senior centers, groups of 15 or more can book a theme tour.
Also the Museum can be booked or rented for special events, or private parties including dances, cabarets, weddings, blessings, workshops, performances, birthday and sleepovers. Please contact (603) 924-4555 or email@example.com.
Below is a list of a few of the tours that we have done in the past.
CHILDREN'S LIVES ACROSS CULTURES:
SCIENCE OF SOUND: WORLD INSTRUMENTS & DANCE
MEXICO: OUR NEAREST NEIGHBOR
TIBET: THEN AND NOW
VIETNAM: PUPPETS THAT WALK ON WATER
JAPAN: IN TRANSITION
LIFE PASSAGES ACROSS CULTURES
The SACRED ACROSS CULTURES
Tours cost $5 per person with chaperones admitted free. Mariposa Museum is handicap accessible. We have a resource room for art projects where you also may eat your snack or lunch and a small kitchen. There are 3 bathrooms to accommodate a large crowd There is easy parking one block away. Our Museum store is available (or not) as you wish. We are a 501-C3 non-profit museum dedicated to cross-cultural education through the arts.
Please call (603) 924-4555 to discuss a tour date and more information about the various programs we have prepared for different age levels. We co-book tours with Peterborough Historical Society and Sharon Arts Center to make a full day in Peterborough for distant visitors. Please address educational questions to Terry Reeves, Education Director.
When children are raised with respect and curiosity towards
other cultures, the world will know more peace and less war.
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