Can’t bring your students to the museum? Bring the museum to your students! Our diverse array of education programs are designed to foster understanding and appreciation of our rich natural and cultural heritage, promote scientific literacy and inspire a passion for learning. With artifacts, images, and curricular materials, our educational programs are a great way to bring our collections to your classroom. All presentations meet Common Core Standards.

We are currently revising the program as we undertake the hiring of a new Education Manager. Please contact 707-944-0500 for more information.


Transport your classroom back in time to experience a typical day in the life of a Native American in Napa Valley.


Explore life on a Napa County rancho during the Mexican land grant era of 1834 to 1849.


Be a part of the westward expansion in 1845! Discover the early industry, settlement, and transportation in Napa County.


Learn about a typical day in the life of an early Chinese settler in Napa County from the mid-1800s through the early 20th century.

Let’s Go Fly a Kite

Learn about the colorful history, craftsmanship and various uses of kites for the past 3,000 years.


Discover the “3 R” principles of reduce, reuse and recycle and learn about the concepts of stewardship, resource conservation and integrated waste management.

Recycling Program is presented in partnership with City of Napa, Napa Recycling & Waste Services, Napa County Environmental Management and Upper Valley Disposal and Recycling.


Learn about the top 10 agricultural commodities of California as well as sustainable agricultural practices, farm animals, tools and machinery.

Presented in partnership with Napa County Farm Bureau

Geology All Around Us

Explore the earth, geological processes and classification of rocks.