Education

Corvette is CORE content.

At the National Corvette Museum, we are passionate about igniting a spark of discovery and innovation in every visitor. Our mission is to provide a dynamic educational environment that celebrates the Corvette’s rich history and the technological advancements in automotive engineering. We believe learning is a lifelong journey that transcends all ages and backgrounds. Join us in exploring the fascinating world of America’s Sports Car—where history, technology, and speed come together to inspire and educate. Learn more about our offerings below.

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Upcoming Events

2024 GRREC Educator’s Open House

Join us for the 2024 GRREC Educator’s Open House on September 15 at the National Corvette Museum! Discover the McMichael Education Gallery and participate in hands-on STEAM activities. This exclusive event offers educators the opportunity to explore our interactive exhibits and learn how they can enhance their curriculum. Experience firsthand the exciting educational programs we offer and see why the National Corvette Museum is the perfect destination for your next field trip. RSVP today and inspire your students with the innovation of.

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Horsepower & Hyperrealism

High School Art Competition

With the opening of the National Corvette Museum’s newest exhibit, LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting, the Museum is providing guests with another way to experience the magnificence and splendor of automotive design. As part of the exhibit, the National Corvette Museum is announcing Horsepower and Hyperrealism – A High School Art Competition.

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Schools & Field Trips

Put education on the fast track with a field trip at the National Corvette Museum, where students can delve into the dynamic world of automotive science through our specialized exhibits and programs, exploring everything from engineering to the history of Corvette innovation.

Fund a Field Trip

Did you know you can “Fund a Field Trip” for a group of deserving students? Your gift is not only tax deductible, but it can truly be life changing for those visiting the National Corvette Museum. Your gift has the chance to inspire a child who might otherwise have been denied the inspiration to become an engineer or a future Corvette designer.

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STEAM Programming

Our STEAM educational programming offers an interactive and immersive learning experience, blending the excitement of Corvette with science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics to inspire and educate students of all ages. Through hands-on activities, engaging workshops, and real-world applications, students are encouraged to explore and discover the fascinating world of STEAM within the context of automotive design and innovation.

Preschool–Grade 4

Car Animals

Geared toward younger students, story-time takes an exciting plunge into the fascinating world of how the sleek moves of sea creatures —like stingrays and the bold vibes of sharks—became the ultimate factor in inspiring the design of Corvettes. But the fun doesn’t stop there: Explore The McMichael Education Gallery to learn more about the inspiration, design, and creation of the Corvette, with hands-on activities!

Grades 5-8

Where Rubber Meets the Road: A Lesson in Friction

Explore the world of force and friction as students learn how cars accelerate and decelerate by racing die-cast Corvette models on a variety of surfaces. Students will ultimately determine why each surface causes the Corvettes to either go faster and slower.

High School

Does Color Matter?

Get ready to turn up the heat as students design the hottest, coolest Corvette! Investigate how the exterior color affects the temperature of a Corvette.

High School

Economic Impact Study

Bowling Green, KY is not just a city; it is the only place in the world where Corvettes are assembled! This presentation will introduce students to the National Corvette Museum Campus and its tremendous financial impact on Bowling Green and the surrounding areas.

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All group tours will be guided and reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

To book your group tour or field trip in advance, complete the form below. For assistance, contact Group Sales & Services Coordinator Paul Crafton by email at [email protected] or by phone at 270-777-4550.

Student Tour Reservation Form
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Are you interested in our STEAM programming? If so, check the boxes for the program(s) below.
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