Monmouth Museum

 
At the Monmouth Museum, visitors will find rich exhibits on science, art, and history. The Main Gallery showcases fine art in a variety of mediums, while the Nilson Gallery features work by New Jersey emerging artists. Some past exhibitions have focused on photography, illustration, ecological works, decorative art, and cultural history. Younger visitors will enjoy the interactive exhibits in the Becker Children’s Wing and WonderWing, which will spark their curiosities with imaginative scenes, interactive play, and hands-on crafts. Weekly children’s programs are offered on a variety of topics and most are free with admission. Customized field trips are also available. Learn more and plan your visit.
 
Contact Info
Address: 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft, NJ 07738. Monmouth County.
Tel: 732-747-2266.
Website: www.monmouthmuseum.org.
Hrs: See website.
SCHOOL
Younger students might hear a story, learn about an ocean animal, make a craft, or explore the pirate ship and treehouse in the WonderWing. Becker Wing programs let students explore art and science as they pertain to the history of communication. They can learn about weather instruments, and how meteorologists predict weather; study constellations, and learn how ancient cultures used the stars to navigate; learn about ancient Egypt and hieroglyphs; participate in S.T.E.A.M. activities in new Innovation Laboratory; or create a project in the Popular Green Arts studio.
 
Contact Info
Name: Catherine Esposito.
Phone: 732-747-2266 ext. 3.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 10 students.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: n/a.
Registration: Phone.
Food Options: n/a.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: PD.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Art, Science.
Topics Covered: art, astronomy, communication, engineering, history, math, nature, technology, weather.
 
 
SCOUTS
Visits can be customized toward scout badge requirements.
 
Contact Info
Name: Catherine Esposito.
Phone: 732-747-2266 ext. 3.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: K-7th.
Group Size: Min. 10 scouts.
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: n/a.
Registration: Phone, Email.
Food Options: n/a.
Cost: Fee.
Accessible To: PD.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Art, Science.
Topics Covered: art, astronomy, communication, engineering, history, math, nature, technology, weather.
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschool groups can schedule a guided visit to the Monmouth Museum. Programs occur in the WonderWing or Becker Wing, depending on grade level. Younger students might hear a story, learn about an ocean animal, make a craft, or explore the pirate ship and treehouse. Older students can engage in S.T.E.A.M. activities in new Innovation Laboratory or engage with exhibits such as “Ancients to Astronauts: How We Communicate”, and use artifacts and exhibits to learn about the history of communication. Other subjects they might explore include ancient Egypt, astronomy, weather, and art projects.
 
Contact Info
Name: Catherine Esposito.
Phone: 732-747-2266 ext. 3.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 15 students.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-3 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: n/a.
Registration: Phone.
Food Options: n/a.
Cost: Fee.
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: PD.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Art, Science.
Topics Covered: art, astronomy, communication, engineering, history, math, nature, technology, weather.
 

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Children's Museum Lesson Plan

Gravity, robotics, health and fitness, culture, engineering, environment, and art are just a few of the educational topics that young students can learn about and experiment with at children’s museums. Children’s museums provide hands-on, colorful, interactive exhibits that help young students learn about a variety of topics.... Continue