Homeschool Programs

How to Schedule a Tour for Your Homeschool Group

The Michael C. Carlos Museum welcomes homeschool school groups to explore the Museum's collections and special exhibitions with members of the Museum's Docent Guild.

To schedule a guided tour, download the new Tour Reservation Request Form, which can be filled out and returned to the Museum by email to or by fax to 404-727-4292.
After typing information into the form please click the Save button at the end of the form.
Once your tour request form is received, you will be contacted by Office of Educational Programs staff to confirm your tour. Your tour is not confirmed simply by submitting the request form, but only when you have received an email confirmation and invoice.

Tour Times: Tours are offered Tuesday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and noon.
Group Size: Maximum number is 65 students per hour. Grade levels larger than 65 may schedule back to back tours.
Length of Tour: 50 minutes.
Chaperones: One per every ten students required.
Fees: Visits are $6 per student. One chaperone for every ten students is free. Additional adults are $7 each.
Confirmation: You will receive an email confirming your tour date and time and invoicing you for payment.
Directions: Directions to the Museum and Parking Information.
Homeschool Day at the Carlos

Friday, October 3
12:30 – 3:30 pm, Plaza Level
Homeschool Day at the Carlos Exploring Genesis
Members of the Docent Guild will introduce homeschool families to images of Noah, Jacob and other stories from Genesis in the exhibition God Spoke the Earth, an ancient Mesopotamian flood tablet, and objects in the permanent collection related to the Old Testament.  Homeschool students will be able to make wedge-shaped “cuneiform marks” on clay tablets, roll out cylinder seals, and make a simple print.
Homeschool families who pre-register for this event are also invited to the new Pitts Theology Library for a tour of rare books and a book-making activity at 1:30 and 2:30 pm.
Fee: $6 per person; children under 5 are free. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required by calling 404-727-4280.

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