Field Trips & Group Visits
Basic: $4.00 per child.
Group Admission to qualify for group rate you must have a minimum of 15 children
Activity:$6.00 per Child Basic + Science experiment
Available Monday and Friday only during school year)
School Year (September – May) Tuesday – Friday: Group size maximum is 25 children.
Monday: Group size maximum is 70 children.
Summer (June 1 – August 31) Monday- Friday: Group size maximum is 25 children.
Field trips are scheduled on a space-available basis.
Group reservations are not available on holidays, weekends, spring break week or scheduled maintenance days.
To qualify for our group admission rate, your group must have a minimum of 15 children. Maximum group size is 25 children plus chaperones (70 on school-year Mondays). Your group must have an affiliation with a School (public, private, charter or home); preschool (federal, state or private); school district, county office of education; child care facility; community group camp program or a non-profit children’s organization.
Your visit in the Museum is for 2 hours. The museum does not provide guided tours or chaperones.
A 50% non-refundable deposit is due 10 business days after making the reservation in order to confirm date. Reservations are not considered final or confirmed until deposit has been received. Please confirm your reservation two weeks before the scheduled date.
The balance of your group admission is due on the day of your group visit.
Deposit and final payment may be paid with cash, business check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. Please, no purchase orders. Final payment must be paid in one transaction. No seperate receipts available.
Cancellation or rescheduling must be done at least ten (10) business days before the scheduled field trip date.
Refunds will be made only in the event of Museum equipment failure, power failures or closures due to bad weather. No other refunds will be issued. Cancellation does not qualify for refund.
We require 1 adult chaperone for every 6 children. Chaperones must be 18 years of age or older and are admitted free of charge. Additional adult chaperones and/or siblings pay the school trip admission rate. Chaperones are required to stay with the children at all times while in the Museum.
No food or drinks are allowed on the museum floor. Groups are welcome to eat their lunches in one of our classrooms for an additional $25 charge (upon availability). Reservations are required in advance. Lunch rooms are not available during the summer.
Memberships or Discounts
Museum members are required to pay field trip admission. If a sibling of one of the children in the field trip is also attending, they must register separately to receive their membership benefits. No additional discounts or passes will be honored with your group visit. Additional adults and siblings over 1 year are admitted at the reduced rate.
Teachers and Chaperones are expected to interact with their children during the visit using the museum as an off-site classroom!
To request a reservation contact Kristine Villarreal firstname.lastname@example.org Phone (281) 465-0955 Fax (281) 465-0956