Grades 1-3


Self-guided visit: The Jim Henson Exhibition

45 minutes (recommended), 10-30 participants, $6/student ($3/student for Title I)
Groups will receive an introduction from a Museum educator and then are invited to explore The Jim Henson Exhibition which includes puppets, character sketches, scripts, and costumes from the worlds of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and more. Note: Timed-entry reservations are currently required for access to The Jim Henson Exhibition. A limited number of timed-entry reservations may be booked in advance for groups of up to 30 individuals.


The Jim Henson Exhibition: Guided Tour & Workshop

45–60 minutes (recommended), 10-30 participants, $8/student ($3/student for Title I)
In this inquiry-based tour of The Jim Henson Exhibition, students explore the creative genius and legacy of Jim Henson, which includes puppets, character sketches, scripts, interactive experiences, and costumes from the worlds of Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, and more. Grades 1–5 can select an optional supplementary Charter Design Workshop inspired by the concept of the Anything Muppets, a modular system used to design extra characters in Sesame Street.


The Jim Henson Exhibition: Guided Tour & Screening Program

2 hours, 10-70 participants, $8/student ($3/student for Title I)
Along with a guided tour of The Jim Henson Exhibition, students learn about the science, technology, engineering, art, and math behind the creation of imaginary worlds through puppetry, with a screening of the documentary Jim Henson: Behind the Seams (2014) in one of the Museum’s state-of-the-art movie theaters. This program is a dynamic complement to any STEAM curriculum.

When you are ready to book your visit, please read through these frequently asked questions and complete this form.

Note: For Grades 1-3, the Museum is currently only accepting reservations to visit The Jim Henson Exhibition as other areas of the Museum contain materials which younger children may find scary.