Education

Summer Tour Plus

Welcome to the Morikami's summer camp tour program!  Take your students on a captivating discovery of Japanese culture, art, gardens, food and more. For information, call 561-495-0233 ext 210 or email to mmtours@pbcgov.org

Tour Program:

  1. A Guided Tour of the Exhibit
    Explore the armor exhibit, Samurai Culture: Treasures of South Florida Collections to learn about samurai and their way of life.
  2. Hands-On Art: Helmet (Kabuto)
    Enjoy making a samurai helmet and designing a special crest symbolizing the strength of your family.
  3. Menagerie Musings - Kyoko Hazama: From a Quiet Place Exhibit
    Explore the artist's feelings for nature through her captivating paper sculptures. Create a quick clay scuplture of a favorite animal for our Tour-Plus children's exhibit!
  4. On your own
    Visit the children's exhibit in the Yamato-kan, Japan Through the Eyes of a Child, and enjoy the Japanese gardens compete with bridges, stone lanterns, and the colorful koi.
Booking Information
Tour-Plus Tours:  Tuesday - Friday at 10:15
For Reservations, call 561-495-0233 ext 210, beginning March 1st.

Price
$7.55 + tax per student, $12.26 + tax per adult (2 adults free).
Palm Beach County School District Public School with mutual use form documentation: FREE!

Other Information About Your School Tour
Leave time to experience The Morikami at an unrushed pace allowing time for questions and enjoyment of the surroundings after your visit. Plan at least an extra hour if you wish to see everything. Wear comfortable shoes. There is a lot of walking involved in visiting The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.

Lake Biwa Pavillion which is located at the entrance to Morikami Park is a covered area with facilities to accommodate school groups for lunch on a first come first served basis. While it is usually available during the week, reservations can be made by calling 561-966-6611.

The museum does not have facilities to refrigerate or store lunches. There are public restrooms in the park, as well as open areas to run off excess energy.

 

To inquire about booking a self-guided tour, call 561-495-0233 ext 210 or fill out an online Tour Interest Form.

                        Tour Interest Form                      


Want an introductory or follow-up activity?

  • The museum offers a variety of hands-on activities related to Japan through outreach programs.