Field Trips: Other Groups

Field trips for preschools or camps are offered year-round for groups of 10-150. The “Explore!” trip provides great opportunities for learning and creativity throughout the museum.

Explore!  $ 12 per student 2 hour trip, start time at 10 or 10:30 am  

Students visit all galleries in 30 minute rotations.


Galleries Included in Other Group Field Trips:

Watermelon Seeds

Only available to preschool classes. 

Our youngest explorers engage in a fruit-themed world devoted to growth and development.

Design Park

Students will engage with exhibits focused on engineering, gravity, forces, and friction while building, testing, and improving their designs.

City Play

Students will engage with more than 10 exhibits that allow for role-playing and problem solving. The space allows for independent play and collaborative interactions with others.


Students will engage with their senses as they create, interpret, and respond to original sounds, dramatic movement, and uniquely generated scenes though self-selected materials and technology.

The Front Yard

Now Open!

Gross motor play and self-directed activities will support students’ physical and cognitive development, self-expression, and discovery of objects in the natural world.

Info for Teachers and Chaperones 

  • Minimum ratio of 1:9 for supervision, maximum ratio of 1:3
  • Each teacher or chaperone is responsible for maintaining supervision of students assigned to them
  • Each teacher or chaperone must confirm all assigned students are accounted for prior to moving to a new Museum space
  • When field trip has concluded, re-entry to the museum by parents and students requires regular paid admission per person ($15) or presentation of a current family membership.