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How to Prepare for a Group Visit

University Museums is committed to serving the campus community and beyond. We serve a variety of groups including scouts, childcare centers, summer camps, retirement communities, diverse art and art history interest groups, and special needs groups. The Coordinator of Visitor and Tour Services will be your main point of contact prior to, and during your visit. 

Please review the following Group Visit Information to help groups better prepare for their visit.

  • University Museums prefers a final, guaranteed guest count one week prior to your visit.
  • The Museum will not be responsible for any items or property that is lost, stolen, damaged, or destroyed while on the Museum’s premises.
  • Please be mindful of what can and cannot be touched. Even the slightest fingerprint contains destructive chemicals that endanger even the hardest surfaces. Kindly help us preserve objects for future generations.
  • Docents are not guaranteed – docents must be reserved at least two weeks in advance and are available during a pre-arranged tour schedule. Requests outside of their regular tour time will be handled at a first come first served basis.
  • Photographs are NOT permitted of any work of art on loan from another collector or museum. Non-flash photography is only allowed in University Museums’ permanent collection. Sorry, no tripods, flash, or artificial light allowed. No photographs or video are permitted in special exhibition galleries.
  • Food, beverages, gum, backpacks, water bottles, and umbrellas are not allowed in the galleries; these items must be left on the bus or at coat check