Maximum Participants: 50
$5.00 per person
This option may be scheduled any time during museum hours: Thursday and Friday, 10:00-
Museum Tour and One Additional Activity
1 ½ -
Maximum Participants: 100 (2 groups of 50)
$6.00 per person
Sample Schedule: 10:30-
Museum Tour, 1 Staff Led activity, 1 Self Directed Activity
2 ½ -
Maximum Participants: 180 (3 groups of 60)
$7.00 per person
Sample Schedule: 10:30-
Tours and programs may be customized. Tell us about your group. You may also contact Alan for more information. Click below for information about Group Visits.
A staff member will greet your group outside for a brief description of the unique properties and it’s setting along the Susquehanna River. The tour continues inside as visitors gather in the Kiva or ceremonial room.
Groups may select one focus area:
A Journey with Abenakis -
Totem Pole -
Basic Plant ID -
American Shad -
Edible Plants -
Wild Wetlands -
Roles of Native American Men, Women and Children -
Self Guided Programs
Hike to the Falls. This hike is rated low to moderate it is a total of ½ mile on a dirt path traversing the woodland forest ending at a waterfall. Early spring wildflowers highlight this area to mid to late April.
Outside Scavenger Hunt. This provides a great method for self exploration. Educators receive a suggested scavenger hunt via eMail and provide their own supplies i.e. copies, bag and pencils.
Journaling. A great way to experience Indian Steps Museum in its peaceful setting. Educators receive suggested journaling topics and they supply their own supplies.
Educators are welcome to provide their own activities.
Teacher Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the teachers to prepare the students and chaperone (1 per 6 students) for this outdoor educational trip by sharing all trip information. Please provide name tags for all participants. Expect and enforce appropriate behavior throughout the day. Please oversee lunch and cleanup. Encourage all restroom visits to be taken immediately upon arrival and during lunch. Please abide by the set sechedule.
Student Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the students to arrive prepared for an outdoor experience with sneakers or closed toe shoes and a jacket in case of a change in the weather. Each student will be expected to respect their instructors, chaperones, teachers and their surroundings.
Chaperone responsibility: It is the chaperones’ responsibility to assure the safety and best behavior of the students during the entire visit. This includes lessons, restroom and lunch breaks. Please encourage appropriate behavior and set a good example by being prepared for each lesson and participate in the activities. Please dress for the weather and wear sneakers or closed toe shoes.
Lunch: Each participant will be responsible for his or her own lunch. Drinks and snacks are available for purchase in the gift shop. You are welcome to picnic on the property using the available picnic tables and outdoor kitchen. A pavilion is available for rental by the day. Please use the trash receptacles provided.
Restrooms: Portable toilets are available outside the museum.
Gift Shop: The gift shop is always open during normal operational hours of the museum and offers unique gifts at reasonable prices. Please limit your gift shop visit to 12 students at one time.