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.

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

2018 Summer Field Trip:
The Amazing Castle Exhibit

The Amazing Castle will transport your students to a magical place and time—inside the castle’s stone walls lays a happy and peaceful little community where every citizen has a special job to do. Children can don costumes and engage in role-playing, pick vegetables in the garden, take them to the Great Hall to cook up a royal meal or visit the tower to wake “Herald,” the sleeping dragon! Click HERE for more information about the exhibit and all it has to offer.

  • June 9 – September 9, 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 5, 2017 – May 15, 2018
    (Available Tuesdays only)
  • Best for students in grades K – 3rd
  • Minimum group size: 20 children
  • Maximum group size: 157 children

General Field Trip Information

Depending on the time of the year, our Field Trip options and details change. Please click on one of the following options below that best describes the Field Trip you are interested in.

ACADEMIC YEAR 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 (10 AM – 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 the Museum through chaperone-led play.

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

  • Field Trip Prices:
    • $10.00 +tax/student for Guided Field Trips
    • $8.00 +tax/student for Self-Guided Field Trips
  • Field trips are scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and select Mondays only.
  • Capacity Info:
    • Maximum Guided Field Trip capacity is 165 students and one required chaperone per every five students (34 chaperones total).
    • Maximum Self-Guided Field Trip capacity is 80 students and one required chaperone per every five students (20 chaperones total).
  • Due to chaperone requirements, field trip participants may not utilize the Arts Studio or Build It! Lab workshops.
  • Required chaperones are free at the 1:5 student to chaperone ratio.
  • Title 1 Pricing & Info:
    • Price per student – $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, the 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.

SUMMER 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 (10 AM & 11:30 AM Start Times) 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.

  • Prices: $10.00/student +tax
  • Field trips are scheduled for Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays, Fridays, and select Mondays only.
  • Maximum 10 AM Guided Field Trip capacity is 125 students and one required chaperone per every five students (25 chaperones total).
  • Maximum 11:30 AM Guided Field Trip capacity is 80 students and one required chaperone per every five students (16 chaperones total).
  • Due to chaperone requirements, field trip participants may not utilize the Arts Studio or Build It! Lab workshops.
  • Required chaperones are free at the 1:5 student to chaperone ratio.

Request a Field Trip!

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