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Field Trips

A field trip to the Museum of Science can complement and reinforce your school curriculum while also providing an ideal way to encourage students to have fun while learning.

Explore the many ways the Museum of Science can motivate your students and support your curriculum goals and objectives. The following steps will guide you as you plan your trip, discover the Museum's programs and opportunities, and make reservations.

– Begin planning a field trip

Field Trip Activities

A full roster of thought-provoking demonstrations, films, shows, and special hands-on exhibit areas provide great options for building an inspiring field trip that meets your educational goals.

Field Trip Activity Sheets

Enhance your visit to the Museum with customizable field trip guides that can outline your itinerary, learning goals, student questions and more.

Get field trip activity sheets

Reservations

Book your field trip early! Programs fill to capacity, and there is a limit to daily school group admissions.

Learn more about field trip reservations

More Field Trip Facts

Home School Opportunities

The Museum of Science offers field trip options for home school visitors.

Learn more about home school opportunities

Lunch Options

Several options are available, whether you bring bag lunches or preorder Riverview Café meals from Wolfgang Puck Catering.

Learn more about lunch options

Savings and Scholarships

The Museum offers a variety of savings opportunities, from $2 field trips during select months to multiple-visit rates, reduced Exhibit Halls admission for qualifying schools, and more.

Learn more about ways to save

Funding to assist with bus transportation costs is available for qualifying schools during the school year. All requests require an existing school group reservation.

Fill out the School Requests Form

Parking

While chaperones and teachers may park cars in the Museum with a discount voucher, there is no bus parking on Museum grounds except for drop-off and pickup.

Get parking information