The Briscoe Museum offers docent-led tours for adults and students. To schedule a tour please call 210.299.4499 or email Tours@BriscoeMuseum.org. Tours must be booked at least 3 weeks in advance. Self-guided groups are also welcome, but we request that you schedule your group with the Education Department to avoid congestion in the galleries.
The history, culture, and lived experiences of the people of Texas provide an opportunity for you to learn the stories of the West through conversational and interactive tours. From tours that highlight modern and contemporary Western art to exquisitely crafted artifacts and the architecture of the Museum, you can enjoy an in-depth look at works that illuminate the Western experience.
Adult tours—for groups of 10 or more—highlight modern and contemporary Western art, exquisitely crafted artifacts, architecture of the Museum, and the legacy of Dolph Briscoe, Jr. Docent-led adult tours are $10 a person regardless of membership or other discounts. This price includes Museum admission. They must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance.
Click here to download our adult tour information sheet.
The history, culture, and lived experiences of the people of the American West provide an opportunity for students to learn these stories through interactive tours. At the Briscoe, students will explore art and artifact, and draw connections between works of art, personal experiences, and TEKS curricular standards.
Student tours are free! We also offer bus reimbursement for schools in need; for more information, please inquire about the Briscoe Bus Fund when scheduling your tour.
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To schedule your student tour, call the Education & Programs Department at 210.299.4499 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be placed on our Educator Mailing List, please email email@example.com and enter ‘Mailing List’ in the subject line. Include your name, school, and contact information in the body of the email.
The Briscoe Museum welcomes home-school groups. However, please note that our docent-led student tours are facilitated at a ratio of 1 docent to 10 students along with 1-2 chaperone(s). In some circumstances it may be more appropriate for home-school groups to opt for a self-guided experience. Please contact Tours@BriscoeMuseum.org to discuss the options most appropriate for your students.
Join a member of the Education Department every Friday at 1:30pm for a Highlights tour. No reservations required and FREE with Museum Admission.
*There will be no drop-in tour on the following dates:
The Briscoe Museum offers conversational and interactive tours that showcase modern and contemporary Western art, exquisitely crafted artifacts, and the architecture of the Museum. Enjoy an in-depth look at select works that illuminate the Western experience from multiple vantage points.