SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology

 
Visit the largest skeleton museum in the United States! SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology features over 40 exhibits containing more than 500 REAL animal skeletons! Student, scout, and homeschool groups can explore skeletons from the African safari, investigate the differences between marine, land mammal, and bird skeletons, and spot animals native to Florida in the Florida Wildlife Exhibit. Hands-on education and outreach programs are available.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 8441 International Drive Ste. 250, Orlando, FL 32819. Orange County.
 
Tel: 407-203-6999.
 
 
 
Hrs: 10AM-10PM.
 
SCHOOLS
Students will learn about animal identification, adaptations, and locomotion on field trips to the museum. Educational programs allow students to participate in hands-on activities such as mimicking the different types of animal locomotion, identifying animals using dichotomous keys, and using forensic tools to investigate various types of trauma to the human skull. All programs align with Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. Learn more about field trips
 
Contact Info
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: 10 or more to qualify for group rates.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 30 minutes-1.5 hours.
 
Cost: All admissions are $10, plus tax (must have a minimum of 10 people). For every 10 students you receive one FREE chaperone. This includes all-day museum admission and scavenger hunt. Each educational program is an additional $75 fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
Topics Covered: Life science, osteology, pathology, animal kingdom, ecosystems, dichotomous keys, locomotion, animal adaptations, herbivores, carnivores and omnivores, animal identification, predator-prey relationships, crime scene investigation, forensics.
 
SCOUTS
Scouts can work towards animal science badges at the museum through hands-on activities involving real bones and skeletons. Scout groups will work in teams to figure out what caused abnormalities in specimens, categorize animal specimens into their classes, and more. Learn more about scout programs
 
Contact Info
 
Trip Info   
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: 10 or more to qualify for group rates.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 30 miuntes-1.5 hours.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.
Topics Covered: Life science, osteology, pathology, animal kingdom, ecosystems, dichotomous keys, locomotion, animal adaptations, herbivores, carnivores and omnivores, animal identification, predator-prey relationships, crime scene investigation.
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschool Adventure Days allow homeschoolers to get up-close and personal with skeletons from all over the world! Homeschool Adventure Days include all-day admission, an educational program, scavenger hunts, and more. Learn more about Homeschool Adventure Days
 
Contact Info
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: Flexible.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
Topics Covered: Life science, osteology, pathology, animal kingdom, ecosystems, dichotomous keys, locomotion, animal adaptations, herbivores, carnivores and omnivores, animal identification, predator-prey relationships, crime scene investigation.
 
OUTREACH
Outreach programs engage and motivate groups with fun hands-on activities, guided instruction, and science exploration. Programs allow groups to use problem-solving and critical thinking skills through teamwork and communication, focusing on topics such as animal identification, adaptations, and locomotion. Learn more about education and outreach programs
 
Contact Info
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Group Size: Maximum of 32 per program.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 35-60 minutes.
 
Cost: $250 per program and $150 for each additional program. A package of 4 workshops for $550. All prices listed are before tax. Mileage fees may apply.
 
Topics Covered: Life science, osteology, pathology, forensics, animal kingdom, ecosystems, dichotomous keys, locomotion, animal adaptations, herbivores, carnivores and omnivores, animal identification, predator-prey relationships, crime scene investigation.