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Group Tours & Self-Guided Visits for K−12 Students

Reserve group admission for 10 or more visitors and explore the Museum with an experienced docent or at your own pace. Groups receive a 10 percent discount at the Museum store and café.

Please contact us if your group exceeds the recommended number of visitors and we will do our best to accommodate you.

DOCENT-LED TOURS

Trained docents help visitors explore the past, present, and future of computing and technological innovation in our permanent exhibition, Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing.

Days and Times

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. (noon)

We accommodate groups of 10 to 30 students. Two adult chaperones are required per 15 students. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Tours are given in English. Reservations are required eight weeks in advance. 

Self-Guided Visits

All exhibitions and demo labs are open to self-guided groups. Instructors and group leaders are encouraged to design activities that connect CHM’s exhibits to their classroom curriculum.

Days and Times

Wednesday through Sunday, beginning at 10 a.m.

We accommodate groups of 10 to 60 students. Two adult chaperones are required per 15 students. Please allow approximately two and a half hours for your visit. Reservations are required two weeks in advance.

Booking and Information

Reservations ensure that your group moves quickly through ticketing and a brief orientation. Admission is not guaranteed for groups without reservations. 

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Chaperones

K–12 groups must arrive with at least two adult chaperones over the age of 18 per 15 students. The Museum may, at its discretion, postpone or cancel visits for groups that arrive without adequate adult supervision.

Well-prepared chaperones are an essential part of a successful visit. Please ensure that all adults in your group are familiar with our Chaperone Guidelines before arriving at the Museum. Guidelines are also available in Spanish.

Directions and Parking

Individual cars may park in CHM’s front lot. Bus parking is available in the side lots. If no space is available, buses should park on the access road in areas that are not painted red.

Address

1401 N. Shoreline Blvd. 
Mountain View, CA, 94043
(650) 810-1010 

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For More Information

Contact us for more information about Tours and Group Reservations.

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