Group & School Tours

Adult Group Tours
Located just minutes from I-81, the MSV is the destination to add to your group’s Shenandoah Valley trip. Guided tours of the permanent Collection as well as special changing exhibitions are offered year-round. In addition, garden tours are available April through October. The Museum also has a variety of spaces to accommodate a group luncheon or meeting during your visit.  Group lunches are available for an additional fee (ask for details).  

Reservations are required for all group tours, including Wednesdays. A discounted rate of $8 per person is offered for guided group tours of 10 or more. These rates also apply on Wednesdays or other free days. (Note: to receive the group discount, one payment is required. Individuals in a group may not pay separately). 

For additional information or to make your reservation, contact:

Deborah Hilty
Senior Manager of Educational Programs
540-662-1473, ext. 224

The MSV complex is one of many attractions in the region including Civil War battlefields, the Patsy Cline Historic House, Shenandoah National Park, Luray Caverns, vineyards, and much more! Check out our Visiting the Valley page for more resources.  

Student Group Tours
The MSV offers many opportunities for students in preschool through high school to explore the art, history, and culture of the Shenandoah Valley region. In addition to year-round gallery tours designed to meet SOL/CSO Standards, the Education Department at the MSV works to create special programing around changing exhibitions and the Museum’s Glen Burnie Gardens to enrich the student experience. The MSV education team will work with you to create a customized field trip or program to meet your specific lesson plan needs or scout troop requirements.

Discounted rates and special tours are available to student groups of 10 or more. Prices vary. Reservations are required for student group tours. For additional information or to make your reservation, please visit our Teachers, Parent, Scout Leaders page.

Check our Exhibition schedule to see what will be on view during your group visit!