Educators Get Free Admission to Iowa’s River Museum in August
According to a press release from the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, they are extending gratitude and support to educators, para-professionals, and education administrators through the month of August by offering a special Teacher Appreciation promotion. With a valid school ID card, educational staff may receive free admission tomorrow, August 1st, through August 31st.
The offer is only valid at the box offices and only applies to the individual with identification. Any additional experiences such as 3D/4D films, stingray feeds, and behind-the-scenes tours will be charged at regular price.
“We are glad to offer this experience to educators. As you prepare to head back into the classroom, stop by to not only have fun, but also to see how areas of the River Museum could be incorporated into your lessons!”
-Brittany Latch, Education Program Manager
The River Museum regularly welcomes more than 12,000 Kindergarten through 12th grade students for programming, field trips, and camps. In addition, they also bring forth community impact with outreach programs at local and regional libraries, community centers, and senior centers. The River Museum continues to foster relationships with local and regional education institutions, and Dubuque’s network of schools have helped support the organization’s mission and educational goals.
For more information about educational programming and how the River Museum can work with educators, contact Kaelyn Howe or visit rivermuseum.com/learn. The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium inspires stewardship by creating educational experiences where history and rivers come alive; and now, our local educators can enjoy that experience for free in August.
The River Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate and an accredited member of both the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the River Museum’s collections contain more than 41,000 historical items and over 2,000 animals of more than 250 species representative of the Mississippi River, its watershed, the rivers of America, and beyond. Learn more at www.rivermuseum.com.