Education Group Visits
Language: Available in French and English
Ratio: 25 students per Visitor Experience Interpreter
Duration: Two hours
Admission: $5.00 per student (includes HST and complimentary admission for chaperones*).
*Chaperones are responsible for student supervision.
Ages 3 to 8
- Admission to all exhibitions
- Teddy Bear’s Journey: Guided interactive stations in Rudolph Peter Bratty Exhibition Hall (includes games, puzzles, colouring, stamps and more)
This package is ideal for Preschool, Primary and Grade 1 students, Sparks, Beavers and Day Care.
Teddy Bear’s Journey: Children follow the journey of Fenton the Teddy Bear as he tells his story of immigrating with his small owner to Canada. Fenton will guide students and their companions through the immigration process with fun games, stories and learning activities. Children are asked to bring one special stuffed toy with them on their journey.
The program is intended to give preschool and early elementary students an introduction to the theme of immigration in an enjoyable, interactive, inquiry-based learning environment. Aiming at reaching students young, this program allows opportunities for small children to begin to understand and build empathy for the steps in the immigration process.
Ages 7 to Adult
- Admission to all exhibitions
- 30 minute (age appropriate) tour of Rudolph Peter Bratty Exhibition Hall
- Multimedia film presentation Oceans of Hope
- Landed Immigrant Program
This package is ideal for Grades 2 to 12, University and College students and Corporate Education Tours.
Oceans of Hope
- 30 minute multimedia presentation
- Seating for 103
- Not recommended for children under 5
- Closed captioning available (please request closed captioning prior to the start of the film)
- Described video available at two stations (please request described video in advance)
- Simultaneous presentation in French and English using headsets (students select language)
- Four wheelchair accessible stations available (additional accommodations may be possible if requested in advance)
Landed Immigrant Program students will discover what it’s like to immigrate to Canada between 1928 and 1971! They will take turns being interviewed by a costumed interpreter and receive either a landed immigrant stamp in their Pier 21 passport (provided) or deportation orders. Seven additional stamps representing the stages of immigration are located throughout the Museum. This program is fun for all ages and is adaptable to meet the specific requirements of your group. Immigrant sample profiles (PDF, 14.5MB) are available. For more information, see our FAQ page.
A number of exciting workshops available in both French and English can be added to the basic tour or done individually. More...
Prices (All prices include tax, educators and chaperones supervising the group are free of charge)
|Length of Program||Programming Options||Fee per Student|
|One Hour||Workshop Only||$4|
|Two Hours||Basic Package or Two Workshops||$5|
|Each Additional Hour||Additional Workshops||$2 per hour|