Field Trips

All field trips are geared towards providing an immersive, standards-based learning experience and provide cross-curriculum learning opportunities focusing on math, science, social studies, language arts, geography, and arts.

2017 Summer Field Trip:
Blue Man Group – Making Waves

This awesome exhibit – designed to bring together science and art – will take you through a multi-sensory exploration of sound that provides an opportunity to play together while discovering the fun of music. See more details HERE.

  • June 10, 2017 – September 4, 2017
  • Call 404-527-3693 for pricing and available dates.

2017 Fall Field Trip:
Sid the Science Kid Exhibit

Inspired by the show’s learning goals, Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit encourages kids to think, talk and work the way scientists do by building on children’s natural curiosity about the world. Click HERE to learn more about what the exhibit has to offer!

  • September 16, 2017 – January 15, 2018
  • Best for students in grades pre-K – 3rd

2018 Spring Field Trip:
Healthyville Exhibit

Healthyville® is home to active, healthy lifestyles. This exhibit provides children and adults with hands-on opportunities to explore nutrition and fitness in ways that help them understand their bodies and understand the importance of making healthy choices. Click HERE for more information about the exhibit and all it has to offer.

  • January 27 – May 28, 2018
  • Best for students in grades K – 3rd

STEM Field Trip

Enhance your guided field trip experience by adding an unforgettable science component. Available on Tuesdays only, a STEM Field Trip includes all the benefits of a traditional outing plus an additional hands-on science experiment in the Museum’s Learning Labs. A Museum science educator will then lead the students in a unique science demonstration.

Choose from one of the following themes: Glop, Six Simple Machines Do Work, Fun with Shapes & Tangrams, Who Moved My Cheese?

  • September 26, 2016 – May 26, 2017
    (Available Tuesdays only)
  • Best for students in grades K – 3rd
  • Minimum group size: 20 children
  • Maximum group size: 157 children

Basic Field Trip Information

All field trips are geared towards providing an immersive, standards-based learning experience and provide cross-curriculum learning opportunities focusing on math, science, social studies, language arts, geography, and arts.

GUIDED FIELD TRIPS (10AM – RECOMMENDED) provide your group with a personal Field Trip Educator who will guide students through each of the Museum’s permanent Learning Zones and special exhibits . At each stop there is also time allotted for structured play!

SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIPS (11 AM) are an opportunity for your group to explore child-led free play at your own pace.

Both GUIDED and SELF-GUIDED experiences include a brief orientation.

Once you’ve booked a 2017 Summer Field Trip, download this helpful PDF full of things to know before you come for you visit!

  • Student Prices: $10.00/student for Guided Field Trips; $8.00/student for Self-Guided Field Trips
  • Field trips are scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and select Mondays only.
  • Maximum field trip capacity is 165 students and one required chaperone per every five students (34 chaperones total).
  • Required chaperones are free at the 1:5 student to chaperone ratio.
  • Price per student for Title 1 Schools – $7.00 Guided Field Trip; $5.00 Self-Guided Field Trip*
    To obtain these prices, you must be an accredited educational institution or part of a state approved educational program as required by law. To obtain Title I fees, school must be a state registered Title I school. These prices are only valid during the traditional academic year calendar, from September 1 through June 1. *Discounted Title 1 are limited and are distributed on a first come/first served basis.

Book a Field Trip!

Fill out our Field Trip Form to request a reservation for your group. Or, if you prefer, call 404.527.3693 to speak with our Reservations Department over the phone.