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Guided tours at the Tweed Museum of Art offer preK-12 school teachers additional ways to inspire students, make curricular connections, and expand learning opportunities. One-hour programs help students develop visual literacy and critical thinking skills through inquiry-based, students centered discussions. Students gain an understanding of visual art as a reflection of the cultures, histories, and aspirations of the people of our region.


Tours are designed to encourage student participation and interaction.


+ Tours are conducted by Gallery Teachers, made up of trained University of Minnesota Duluth students and community volunteers, as well as museum staff.

+ Guided tours are available Tuesday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm and should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. + How to schedule a tour

+ Tour fee is $2.00 per student.

+ Please provide at least one chaperone per 10 - 15 students.

+ There is no charge for chaperones and teachers.

+ Maximum group size is 50 at a time. Minimum group size is 15 for guided tours.

+ Self-guided tours are also available with a suggested donation of $1.00 per student.

+ Self-guided tours must also be scheduled to avoid conflict with other museum events and to receive required orientation tour guidelines.


If you want to provide stimulating and innovative educational experiences for your students, make sure to plan a visit to the Tweed Museum of Art. Our staff members are ready and willing to work with you!


+ How to prepare your students for a tour

To schedule a tour contact us at 218.726.8222 or 218.726.7823 or



Museum Location

Tweed Museum of Art

University of Minnesota Duluth Campus

1201 Ordean Court

Duluth, MN 55812-2496

Info: 218-726-8222 or 218-726-6552

store: 218-726-6139



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