To book a program, please call 718 442-1608. One of our representatives will return your call as soon as possible. School tours are 90 minutes long and include a hands-on component. All groups are required to pay a $40 non-refundable deposit by credit card at the time of confirmation.
The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is a New York City Department of Education vendor School tours are offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10:00 am-11:30 or during the afternoon hours under special circumstances.
Programs must be scheduled at least two weeks before the visit. The final payment is due on the day of the visit. Tours will be shortened for late arrivals. Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before the scheduled visit.
The museum is located at 420 Tompkins Ave. Staten Island, NY. The entrance to the museum is on Chestnut Street. One chaperone must accompany every group of 10 students; (two chaperones will be included in the cost of the trip. A maximum of five chaperones may accompany each class.
A study of Italian themed children's book: Strega Nona and Big Anthony. Includes literature and art. Grades K-1
A look at the story of more than 12 million immigrants that made their way to American between 1892 and 1954, and shared our nation's legacy. Includes literature and history.
Students will learn about the contributions of Meucci and other inventors, and create their own scientific experiments. Includes media and art. Grades 3-8
Pompeii: Buried Alive!
An explanation of the tragic even that befell the ancient city and hands - on lesson and play. Grades 6-8
Telephone Through the Ages
An informative visual representation of telephones showcased from the 1800's - 2000's and study of Antonio Meucci's life and home. Includes Sign Language. Grades K-8 (modified)
Roots of Traditional Art
This is a study of the basic pencil sketch, participants are taught to carefully observe and draw museum artifacts.High School.