Educators & Field Trips

We aim high at the Elliott Museum: to excite students, empower teachers and provide a unique learning experience.


Schools & Groups

We invite you to bring your students and groups to the Elliott Museum and House of Refuge for a unique learning experience.

For Schools:
The museum provides you with the flexibility of creating a customized field trip program that best suits your curriculum, budget and available time.

Costs: $ 6.00 per student K- 12
Classroom teachers are FREE
Bus driver is FREE
Additional adult chaperones are $ 10 each

Students in the museum must be supervised at all times. It is vital that chaperones and teachers accompany students while in the building, both to monitor behavior and to ensure students’ safety. The required student-chaperone ratios are:
• 1 adult for every 6 students, grades pre-k through 2
• 1 adult for every 10 students, grades 3 – 12

Other Essential information:
Note: We do not have storage for student lunches; Schools must provide coolers so they can remain on the bus.
• Food and beverages cannot enter the museum exhibit areas.
• Bus parking location is behind the museum. The driver may enter the museum at no charge.
• Brown bag lunches may be eaten outside on our lawn or you may use the county picnic areas located across the street from the Museum.

• A coordinator should represent your group and check in and be prepared to;
• Give an exact count of students in your group.
• Pay in full by check, money order or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) or cash, for all members of the group.

Photography is approved and encourages unless marked as forbidden (such as original art work) by a sign. Only 5 students at a time may enter the museum Store because of space limitations, and must be accompanied by an adult.

Call Al Simbritz to schedule your group tour or school group today, 772-225-1961 ext 104.


Available for schools, the Elliott Museum’s “Ais Indians Experience Box” is a traveling exhibit that can be incorporated into many elementary school curricula. Included in the exhibit is a history of the Ais Indians, who resided from below Titusville down to the top of Martin County along the coast. Their rich history is told through interdisciplinary participation featuring archeological artifacts, area geography, and history. Call Al Simbritz at 772-225-1961 x104 for more information.