Tour Tuesdays are public events hosted each Tuesday morning in July. They are fun for the whole family and free, but a donation is always welcomed! Topics change each year. Listed below is the flyer from last July.

Image of the Tour Tuesdays flier.

2019 Tour Tuesdays Events

One-Room Schoolhouse

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Corner of Preston and West Campus Drive

Ring, ring! Better hurry, the school day is starting in our Bohannon Schoolhouse. Join us to experience a typical school day in 1901: practice your arithmetic on slate boards, play vintage games, and more!

Moon Landing

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Rowe Hall, 650 E. Bellows Street

Take "one small step" over to our moon landing program on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch. Learn about the first astronauts to walk on the moon, their journey through space, and the technology that took them there and back.

Feelin' the Music

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Rowe Hall, 650 E. Bellows Street

Come jam in our new hands-on Music Gallery and explore the fundamentals of music. Learn how music is made around the world and the instruments that create it. Participants will also go home with a homemade instrument.

Habitats and Homes

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Rowe Hall, 650 E. Bellows Street

Why do ducks have webbed feet and eagles have talons? Join us to learn about animals' habitats and the adaptations that help them survive. Test your knowledge in our habitat-matching challenge, compete for resources in a game of survival, and create your own insect.


Pictures from previous Tour Tuesdays:

Image of Tour Tuesdays activities at the CMU Museum. 

Image of children playing games during a Tour Tuesdays event at the CMU Museum.


Image of children playing games during a Tour Tuesday event at the CMU museum.


Image of children visiting the museum for Tour Tuesdays.