All groups of 15 or more must reserve a tour date through the Springfield Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (SCVB).
Groups of 14 or fewer should contact Betsy O'Brien at Betsy.OBrien@illinois.gov to schedule a tour.
All Home School groups must include the required number of chaperones based on the museum’s 1:10 ratio of 1 chaperone per 10 students. Example: 40 students require 4 chaperones; 45 students require 5 chaperones. Chaperone Policy
June through February groups reserving through SCVB or Betsy O'Brien will receive free admission to the museum. Allotted chaperones based on the 1:10 teacher/student-ratio will also be free. Any chaperone over the 1:10 ratio will be charged regular adult admission at the door. The ALPLM does not invoice for additional chaperones.
In March, April, and May there is a $4 fee per student. Allotted chaperones will be admitted free. Any chaperone over the 1:10 ratio will be charged regular adult admission.