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Museum Educators Open House October 3, 2015

Who should attend?

  • Teachers
  • Home school educators
  • School district administrators
  • Student teachers

Why attend?

  • Free general admission to participating museums
  • Attend presentations and booths from area museums and cultural organizations
  • Learn about educational resources, trainings, programs, tools, and field trips

Event Admission

  • Free for registered educators only. Click here to register.
  • Museum fees apply to family members and guests.
  • Due to space limitations, children, family members and guests may not attend presentations.
  • Educators must present online registration confirmation receipt for entry to each host museum.
  • Attendees will receive a passport upon submitting a registration confirmation receipt.



Getting Around

  • Attendees can walk from museum to museum.
  • All host museums are in walking distance of the METRORail Museum District station.
  • $3 daily parking at the Fannin South Park & Ride at 1604 West Bellfort just south of 610 South Loop.
  • $1.25 for a one-way METRORail ticket.• Pedi-cabs will be available to offer rides in between host musuems.
  • Free and paid parking is available in the District.
  • Allow time for traveling between museums when selecting presentations.

Planning Your Day

  • Event program and timeline will be released closer to the event to plan an efficient day and visit multiple host museums.
  • Complimentary tote bags available at each host museum first-come, first-served while supplies last. Only one tote bag per registered educator.


  • Registration confirmation receipt is your general admission ticket in to each host museum and presentation from 9:00 a.m. until 1 p.m.
  • Passports will not be accepted after 1 p.m.
  • Receive a free general admission wristband beginning at noon when you submit your passport to receive your certificate.
  • Wristbands serve as a free pass for general admission to all participating museums after 1 p.m. on event day.  Only one wristband per registered educator.

Continuing Education Credits

  • Present your passport to museum volunteers at each presentation attended.
  • Receive a stamp on your passport after each presentation to qualify for three hours of Continuing Education credits (CPE)
  • Attend a minimum of three presentations.
  • Receive a minimum of three stamps on passport.
  • Turn in stamped passport at any host museum between noon and 1 p.m. for CPE certificate. Educators are required by the State of Texas to attend the event for a minimum of three hours for credit, therefore no certificates may be issued before a specific time.

Door Prizes

  • Participating host museums will award door prizes after the event
  • Winners will be drawn from completed passports submitted between noon and 1 p.m.
  • Winners will be contacted via email after the event


Thank you to our event sponsor Chevron and community partners: