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Virtual Experiences

Please note that due to current events, the Alf Museum is closed to the public until further notice. Our Exhibit Exploration! Virtual experience has been modified to reflect this, and tours will be completed utilizing the online virtual Alf Museum. Thank you for your understanding.

Connect with the Alf Museum from the comfort of your own classrooms! Reserve a virtual tour and discover the Museum in a fun, engaging, and interactive online experience hosted by an Alf Museum educator.

Alf Museum Virtual Tours are hosted online using ZOOM video conferencing and require a computer/smart device, webcam, and the internet.

Available Virtual Experiences

Dynamic Dinosaurs!

Designed for grades: 2nd – 4th grade
Length: 30 – 45 minutes

When you think of fossils, most people think of the “terrible lizards” of the Mesozoic, the dinosaurs! In this digital field trip, Alf Museum educators help students discover some amazing dinosaur fossils from the Alf Museum collection and discuss basic principles of paleontology: what are (and aren’t) fossils; what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur; how are dinosaurs classified; and what was the world of the dinosaurs like. In this two-way interactive experience, students are encouraged to ask questions and expand their perspectives about the world of dinosaurs.

Exhibit Exploration!

Length: 50 ­– 60 minutes

Join an Alf Museum educator for a trip through time as your classroom explores the VIRTUAL Alf Museum Hall of Life and Hall of Footprints! In this interactive experience, students will see some amazing fossil displays and discuss paleontological concepts like deep time, extinction, and evolution.

Reservation Information

Click here to reserve your Alf Museum Virtual Experience online. An Alf Museum staff member will contact you to confirm your reservation after you complete the online form.

  • Virtual tours are currently being offered at no cost for the duration of the Alf Museum closure.
  • Experiences are subject to availability
  • Experiences currently only offered within the United States between 9am – 3pm PST.
  • Due to time and resource limitations, we currently are only able to offer these experiences for groups (not individuals).
  • Minimum number of attendees is 10. Maximum number of attendees is 100.
  • Reservations must be made at least 1 week (7 days) before your preferred date.
  • Coming Soon: We will have pre-recorded tours available, as an alternative for individuals!

Virtual Experience Availability

For information or questions about tour cancellations, to reserve a loan kit, or to schedule virtual tours, please contact our education staff: