General Group Tours
General Group Tours are perfect for community groups, social organizations, and colleges to visit the Castellani and explore works from our permanent collections and special exhibitions. Learn more about our tour offerings and special tours below.
Group Tour Hours
As requested between 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with some accommodations available outside of our public hours. The first tour can be booked at 10 a.m. and the last booked at 4:00 p.m. Subject to staff and volunteer availability.
Group Tour Rates
To qualify for a group tour discount, a group must be 10 people or more; sizes smaller than 10 will pay a flat rate of 10 people in their group type. The maximum public group tour size is 20 per group per guide and a maximum group size of 60 individuals. Group tours last approximately 60 minutes. Please see our General Group Tour Policy for pricing and more information.
Bookings must be made two weeks in advance of your desired date.
Guided Group Tours
We can accommodate a group size of up to 60 guests per reservation and require that at least one chaperone be a part of each tour party if your group has K-12-aged students. If your group is larger than 20 people, we will separate your group up into smaller rotating groups with 20 guests per tour group.
Groups making reservations and declining a guided tour that are larger than 10 or more qualify for Self-Guided Group rate. Groups should be split into smaller groups for 10 or less to explore the Museum galleries
Artistic Extensions for College/University and Adult Group Rates
In addition to group tours, a program add-on can accompany your group tour experience. Program add-ons are supplements to a general exhibit tour experience and are great ways to connect with the CAM’s collection and temporary exhibits. Each extension program extends your visit and is subject to availability at the requested time.
Program extensions are as follows:
Art History Talk:
Dive into the rich history of artistic movements and artists with an Art History Talk. Explore the CAM’s permanent gallery and learn more about art from the 19th century until now with a vibrant Art History Talk.
Special Exhibitions Talk:
Explore an exhibition with the Curator in this intimate and rich conversation about an artist and the process of curating a quality exhibition. The Curator will lead you through the featured exhibition space and discuss the history of the artist, impact, and meaning of artwork.
You become the artist by creating simple artworks, influenced by pieces on display and artistic styles. These fun craft projects will complement tours for students and will allow them to take home a lasting memory of the CAM.
Create with our professional art educators to create and refine your artistic skills through works inspired by our exhibitions. This program will allow guests to explore their own artistic abilities through more in-depth art-making instruction.
Schedule Your Visit
To request a group tour, please complete the General Group Tour Request Form.
Please have the following information available when you fill out the request form:
- Contact information
- Proposed dates and times
- Number of guests and group types
For more information, please reach out to the Community and Academic Engagement Manager, Evan Wright, at CAMtours@niagara.edu.
Once final plans are made for your visit, you will receive a Group Tour Reservation Invoice reflecting the date/ time, size, and pricing for your tour. This confirms your group tour date.