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School Programs

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is a New York City Department of Education vendor.

In-person school programs are offered Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. 


Each program is approximately 90 minutes and begins at 10:00 a.m. One chaperone must accompany every 10 students. A maximum of five chaperones may accompany each class. Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before the scheduled visit. Tours will be shortened for late arrivals.

Virtual school programs are approximately 45-60 minutes and are offered

Monday – Friday between 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

All programs include an activity that will allow the student to become fully immersed in the program topic.

Programs must be scheduled at least two weeks prior to the visit. All groups are required to pay a $40.00 deposit by credit card at the time of booking. The final payment is due on the day of the program.

The museum is located at 420 Tompkins Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10305. The museum entrance is on Tompkins Avenue.

For program reservation please click the link below or call (718) 442-1608. Or email our School Program Coordinator, AnnMarie Cicero at School Program Coordinator will get back to you as soon as possible.

***The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum strictly enforces all current CDC, NYS and NYC guidelines.***

Strega Nona

A study of Italian-themed children's book: Strega Nona and Big Anthony. Includes literature and art.


Level: Grades K-2

Immigrant Kids

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.

Level: Grade 5-8

Young Inventors

Students will learn about the contributions of Meucci and other inventors, and create their own scientific experiments. Includes media and art.


Level: Grades 3-8

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Pompeii: Buried Alive!

An explanation of the tragic even that befell the ancient city and hands-on lesson and play.


Level: Grades 5-8

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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.

Level: Grades 2-8 (modified)

Roots of Traditional Art

This is a study of the basic pencil sketch, participants are taught to carefully observe and draw museum artifacts.


Level: High School.

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