Focused Field Trips
Please Note: We are currently not accepting reservations for onsite field trips until the Museum can resume full operations.
NEW For 2022: Please visit our Virtual Field Trip page!
During this 90-minute experience, children first spend 45 minutes in a hands-on workshop led by a Museum Education Specialist, followed by 45 minutes of free exploration of our 17 interactive exhibits. All exhibits and workshops are carefully designed to meet the developmental needs of children from birth to age 8, and are aligned to Common Core State Standards and Illinois Early Learning & Development Standards.
Focused Field Trips Include:
- 15-minute orientation
- 45-minute guided workshop conducted by a Museum Education Specialist
- 45 minutes of Museum exploration
- Pre- and post-visit extension materials
- Option to utilize lunch room for 1⁄2 hour (must be reserved in advance)
Fee: $10 per child
Minimum group size is 16. Maximum group size for a single workshop is 25; multiple workshops may be booked for larger groups.
Download the Focused Field Trip Workshop Reference Sheet
Field Trip Reservations
Please Note: We are currently accepting reservations for focused field trips to be held starting September 20, 2022.
NEW For 2022: Please visit our Virtual Field Trip page.