Student and Group Programs

Bring your group to NSLM & enjoy our stunning collections in person

STEAM Tours ׀ K-5

Discover STEAM at NSLM through identification of  geography, plants, animals, food webs, and weather patterns inside artwork. Or, learn the biomechanics of a horse in motion through the construction of a moveable equine model and steeplechase obstacle. The possibilites are endless!

Ask about our STEAM Tours here.


Fine Art and Rare Books ׀ All ages


Have you ever wondered how we care for rare books in the collection or what a fore-edged book is? Find out those answers and many more as we take you underground to the F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room. Our oldest book was published in 1523, will you be able to spot it?

Ask about our tour here.


NSLM offers guided Museum and Library tours for K-12 students that address a variety of learning styles, engage in critical thinking, investigation, and in-gallery activities.

Group tours and programs at NSLM offer:

Free parking
Customizable tours
Space on the lawn for picnic-style lunches

Please direct all tour inquiries to Valerie Peacock, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, (540) 687-6542 x 25 or vpeacock@nationalsporting.org