Astotin Theatre School Visit

Elk Island National Park

The Astotin Theatre is one-part natural history museum and one-part auditorium with seating for up to 90 people. Together, your class can explore aspects of Elk Island’s natural and cultural history in a self-guided experience. The building is closed to the public on weekdays during the spring but you can book to use the space for your group. A select series of films are available for viewing during your booked time.

Teacher information

  • To book: Email
  • Cost: See prices. Cost is per group per hour.
  • Capacity: 30 students per group.
  • Offered: Monday to Friday.
  • Language: Available in English or French
  • Please ensure that all schools have a fair chance to participate in our programs: give us at least two weeks' notice of any cancellations, so that we may offer the time slot to another class
  • Supervisor to student ratios:
    • A minimum of 1 supervisor for every 10 elementary students is required

How the program works

  • Meet your interpreter at the Astotin Theatre. They will provide a brief introduction to Elk Island National Park and answer questions.
  • If requested in your booking, the interpreter will facilitate a film showing.
  • Storage space for bags, lunches, etc., is not available outside of the hours your group has booked the space for.

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