Education Programs & Tours
No matter what your age or style, MNA Education Programs has a program to fit your desires.  Stay close to home with MNA Discovery, wander far afield with MNA Ventures, take advantage of MNA Custom Tours or schedule a Group Exhibit Tour.

Let MNA help you explore the fascinating cultural and natural wonders of the Colorado Plateau.

Attention Teachers!
Check out the teacher resource page with workshops, programs and curriculum guides for you to use.

MNA Ventures

The MNA Ventures program offers unparalleled opportunities to discover and explore the Colorado Plateau—130,000 square miles of mountains, mesas, and canyonlands centered in the Four Corners region of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. Experience the rich natural wonders and cultures of this region through experts' eyes by traveling with scientists, writers, artists, and guides on outdoor adventures. Trips range from day-long encounters to overnight or week-long excursions, explorations, and expeditions.


The Discovery program offers exceptional educational experiences that emphasize the artistic traditions, natural sciences, Native American cultures, and history of the Colorado Plateau. A variety of program choices provide fun and experiential learning opportunities for students of all ages and interests. Programs range in length from half-day classes to week-long immersions, and offer experiences for three-year-olds to adults. Discovery classes take place primarily on the Museum grounds but may include field trips to accompany the experience.

2011 Discovery Junior Counselor Program

Custom Tours          

The Museum of Northern Arizona's Custom Tours offer unparalleled opportunities to discover and explore the marvels of the Colorado Plateau.  Experience the rich natural wonders and cultures of this region through experts' eyes by traveling with Scientists, writers, artists, and professional guides.

Group Exhibit Tours Self-guided and docent-led programs are available on the archaeology of the Colorado Plateau, contemporary local Native American cultures, and the unparalleled geology and biology of the Colorado Plateau.  Tours are also available of special exhibits.
Colton Community Youth Garden          

Colton Community Youth Garden (formerly Flagstaff Youth Garden) is a summer internship program with the Museum of Northern Arizona in partnership with the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy. It offers wages, job skill training, and leadership development to local high school youth.

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