Docent-guided tours in English, Spanish and German are designed to introduce adult visitors, children in grades K-12 and college students to the Timken's Putnam Foundation Collection.

Tours are offered:

Tuesday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to noon
Tuesdays 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sundays 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Docent-guided tours are free of charge and may be 1/2-hour to 1-hour long.  An instructor must accompany college classes and K-12 classes must include one chaperone per 10 children. Tours in Spanish and German are subject to availability.

To arrange a tour:

619.239.5548 x105

Use our online tour-request form.


Please allow at least four weeks in advance of the tour date. Subject to availability.