Book an MCASD Tour Experience

MCASD Tour Request Procedures

All MCASD Tour experiences must be booked in advance by submitting a completed MCASD Tour Request Form (scroll down). Tours are not guaranteed until confirmed by the Education Department. Confirmations are sent via email.

All tours must be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance and any applicable fees must be paid in full a minimum of one-week prior to the tour/workshop.

MCASD Transit Scholarship

Transit Scholarship Form

MCASD provides limited, needs-based Transit Scholarships of up to 2/3 of the cost of the trip or up to $200 (whichever comes first) for Title I San Diego Unified and San Diego County public and charter schools that visit MCASD for a Look/Explore Tour or ArtLab Workshop, and Extended School Partnerships. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and can be used towards bus or trolley expenses. Schools must complete an MCASD Transit Scholarship application when submitting a tour request form to be considered. MCASD highly advises any school seeking travel reimbursement to book a tour a minimum of one-month in advance.

MCASD Transit Scholarships are made possible by the Museum's partnership with ArtsBusXpress. ArtsBusXpress underwrites field trip transportation, the "missing link," that connects San Diego city and county school children with arts and sciences experiences.

If further assistance is needed, please contact Education with your inquiry at

Book an MCASD Tour Experience

Group Information
Please tell us about your school, organization or group
Contact Information
Teacher / Group Leader
if applicable
Applicable to School and Higher Education Groups Only
How many of the total number of participants are teachers or instructors?
How many of the total number of participants are chaperones?
Tour Schedule
Earliest tour slot available starts at 11 am.
Earliest tour slot available starts at 11 am.
Requested MCASD Experience
Please check only one from the section that applies to your group.
Acknowledgment of MCASD Tour Guidelines
By signing below I acknowledge that I have read and understand the Museum’s tour guidelines (maximum group size, number of chaperones required, and fee structure) outlined on this page.
A typed name will act as a digital signature
MCASD Transit Scholarship
Tour Invoice
*This section should only be completed if there is a fee associated with the requested experience. By providing my name and an address where the MCASD Tour Invoice should be sent, I understand that I am responsible for the cost of any requested tour experience. I also understand that any applicable fee must be paid in full a minimum of one week prior to the tour experience.
Please include Museum admission in my invoice. I understand that the Education Department will contact me to discuss this option.
I prefer for my group members to pay Museum admission when they arrive.
Invoice Contact and Address
Check this box if your invoice address is the same as the group address you entered above.
If you selected a Look/Explore tour, ArtLab workshop, or Focus tour, please use the space above to share your expectations for the tour and any information that you believe will help your Gallery Educator meet these expectations. If you selected a Self-Guided tour, please use the space below to share anything that our Visitor and Security Services Staff need to know (for example, if you plan to lecture or lead a sketching activity in the galleries) Please also feel free to share any additional needs you may have.
Please Note
Tours are not guaranteed until confirmed by e-mail by the Education Department