To book a tour call Jillian Luse at 912.790.8827. Tours must be booked at least three weeks in advance.

Have the following information ready when scheduling your tour:

  • Name of your school, phone number, and email
  • Preferred date and time of tour, plus an alternate date and time
  • Choice of tour program
  • Grade level and number of students
  • Number of accompanying adults: groups must include on adult chaperone per ten students
  • Media release form: do your students have parent/guardian-signed photo release permissions on file?


  • Admission is $5+tax per student per site
  • Optional studio activities $7+tax for groups of 10-14 and $5+tax for groups of 15 or more
  • For every ten students, one teacher/chaperone receives free admission; additional adults will be charged $12
  • One group payment is due upon arrival

Cancellations / Late Arrivals

  • The museum requests 24-hour notification of cancellations and
  • Prompt notification of late arrival is requested, please call the receptionist at 912.790.8802 for the Jepson Center, 912.790.8871 for the Telfair Academy, and 912.790.8889 for the Owens-Thomas House
  • Please provide two weeks notice for rescheduling tours


Telfair Museums offers docent-guided group tours for all ages. Students will be encouraged to look closely, think creatively, develop personal interpretations and share in group discussion. The following popular programs are offered year round. All tours meet Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) and Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS). Don’t see what you’re looking for? Telfair Museums staff will work with you to create a tour that meets your needs or learning objectives.

Minimum group size: 10
Maximum group size: 60

For all student group tours, one adult chaperone is required for every ten students.

The Telfair Academy and Jepson Center for the Arts are fully accessible to all visitors.

  • All tours can be adapted to accommodate your group. When making reservations, please notify museum personnel if your group has special needs.
  • With advance notice, we can provide a sign interpreter for the hearing-impaired. Sign interpreters are also provided for various Telfair education lectures.
  • Touch Tours for the visually-impaired can also be arranged in advance.

For more information, please call 912.790.8827