Family Programs

We are closed May 25, 2019, for the holiday weekend.

Be sure to check out our Event Rental and Group Visit pages for more fun and educational programs for all ages! Attendance is limited; please register early.


Nature by Night Flashlight Tours

Nature by NightFirst Fridays:
June 7, July 12, August 9 

Ages 4-13
6-8 p.m.

  • Pre-registration required: email smcurator@esu.edu or call 570.422.2747. Pay with Visa/Mastercard by phone or cash/check/money order/Visa/Mastercard upon arrival at event.
  • Non-member pricing: $20 per adult/child pair; $5 for each additional family member
  • Museum/Planetarium member pricing: $20 per family
  • Groups: Contact us for options

The best part of a slumber party is staying up at night! Wear your favorite jammies and roam the world’s habitats in an after-hours tour of the Schisler Museum and McMunn Planetarium.

One adult per family is required to remain throughout the visit. Event includes flashlight tour, planetarium film, craft, and goody bag. Flashlights are provided, but you may bring your own or use a cellphone.


ESU Arboretum

Download your copy of the walking tour to significant trees on ESU’s beautiful campus.