Explore - Hearst Castle
Perched 1600 feet above the Pacific Ocean, Hearst Castle stands as an architectural marvel. From 1920 to 1948, California's first licensed woman architect, Julia Morgan built La Cuesta Encantada (The Enchanted Hill) for media mogul William Randolph Hearst.
We offer a variety of ways to connect the story of Hearst Castle and it's art collection with your students and curriculum.
Whether you are incorporating STEAM disciplines, studying ancient civilizations, learning about California history, or exploring the world of art and architecture, virtual tours at Hearst Castle will educate, entertain, and engage your students.
Keep reading to discover our On-Demand programs and K-12 educational resources from Hearst Castle!
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Available Teacher Resources
Learn more about Hearst Castle and the surrounding area from the beaches of Morro Bay to the elephant seals of San Simeon.
Explore Hearst Castle and the Central Coast of California! Topics include nature journaling, arts and crafts, exercise, and so much more. These videos are sure to engage and entertain!
"How a House is Built" Story-time at Hearst Castle
Explore Art and Architecture with Hearst Castle
An Intro to PORTS Programs at Hearst Castle!
Learn more about Hearst Castle Supporters!
STEAM Program at Hearst Castle & Hearst Memorial State Beach and Pier
Designed for middle school students from underserved communities, The Foundation at Hearst Castle sponsors this very special two-day virtual tour of both Hearst Castle and the nearby beach and pier. Content aligns with STEAM disciplines and aims to inspire students to think more broadly about their futures. Students receive “STEAM Kits” in advance of the program containing hands-on activities that pair with the live stream experience. Two-days, 45 minutes each (Suitable for grades 6-8). Learn more and apply.