College Tours


The Minnesota Marine Art Museum serves as an educational resource for area colleges and universities. Whether through self exploration or guided tours, MMAM strives to help build well-rounded citizens and make connections to the classroom through access to art.

The museum is available for docent-led group tours, self-guided tours or to be accessed on their own time for an assignment. Only guided tours need to be booked in advance.

The Basics

  • Student admission is $3, groups of 10 or more are $2. All students are free on Tuesdays.

  • Pencils, boards and stools are available for use anytime.

  • No ink pens, photography, food or beverages are allowed in the galleries.

  • The Bus Is on Us free bussing program, available through a grant from Winona Foundation may apply to college field trip! 


College Students can tour the museum in one of three ways

1. Guided Tours

  • Guided tours are one hour in length, and generally focus on collection highlights, but can be tailored to fit your curriculum when possible. 

  • Available to groups of college and university students of ten or more.

  • Tours must be scheduled three weeks in advance.

  • Guided tours are always $2 per student and professors are free (even on Free Student Tuesdays).

2. Self-Guided Group Tour

  • College groups can visit the museum at any time for a self-guided tour without booking in advance.

  • Individual student rate is $3, but groups of 10 or more are $2 per student. Students are always free on Tuesdays (unless it is a guided tour).

3. Class Assignments

  • Send your students to MMAM on their own time for a class assignment.

  • Student rates of $3 apply. Students are always free on Tuesdays.