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In October to help plan curriculum focused activities, field trips or school assembly/ outreach programs, these October themed celebrations might be a helpful focus. October Monthly Celebrations: Eat Better Month; Emotional Wellness Month; Health Literacy Month; National Apple Month; National Arts & Humanities Month; National Book Month; National Bullying Prevention Month; National Dental Hygiene Month; National Fire Prevention Month; National Go On A Field Trip Month; National Reading Group Month; National Stamp Collecting Month. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for further field trip information. For those unable to travel to these locations, check out the Virtual Field Trips section or Outreach Field Trips & School Assembly Programs section.  

Cathedral Caverns State Park

Bring your family or group to see Alabama’s “coolest” underground adventure. See the beauty of stalagmite formations and listen to the sounds of water as mystery river crosses the caverns.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Woodville
TEL - 256-728-8193
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The Fun Boats Dolphin Cruises & SeaLife Experience

At the Fun Boats Dolphin Cruises & SeaLife Experience, come join us on our 2 hour dolphin cruise as we cruise our beautiful local waters to find our dolphin friends.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Gulf Shores
TEL - 251-971-1893
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Vulcan Park and Museum

The Vulcan Park and Museum brings the  story of Vulcan and Birmingham’s rich history  reflecting its roots in the iron and steel industry thru tours, interactive exhibits and tower tours.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, Early Childhood PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Birmingham
TEL - 205-203-4825
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2211 Ultimate Play Zone

2211 The Ultimate Play Zone is a family entertainment center that features rollerskating and inflatables.  Rollerskating burns more calories and is heart healthier than riding a bike. We offer great music, food, staff, plenty of laughs and sweet memories.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Montgomery
TEL - 334-593-7180

5 Rivers Delta Resource Center

5 Rivers Delta Resource Center specialize in teaching about the Mobile-Tensaw Delta and Alabama’s incredible biodiversity. The Resource Center has an exhibit hall, learning center, theater, nature trails and boat tours.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Spanish Fort
TEL - 251-625-0814

Alabama Constitution Hall Historic Park & Museum

Alabama Constitution Hall Park’s tours focuses on Alabama statehood. See demonstrations of how people lived in the past. Combine with a visit to the Complex’s – the Depot & Museum and EarlyWorks Children’s Museum.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Days Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Huntsville
TEL - 256-564-8100

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, on over 7 1/2 acres, has over 199 species, 31 sub-species, and haven to 8 endangered species. Learn first-hand about the “bio-diversity” of Planet Earth?

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEL - 251- 256-7008

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame fosters, educate, and cultivate a general appreciation of the medium of jazz music as a legitimate, original and distinctive art form indigenous to America.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Birmingham
TEL - 205-327-9424

Alabama Museum of Natural History

The Alabama Museum of Natural History’s exhibits depicts the natural diversity of Alabama from the Age of Dinosaurs, the Coal Age, and the Ice Age. Virtual activities available.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA
Tuscaloosa
TEL - 205-348-7550
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Alabama school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Alabama Museums.

Alabama Museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Alabama Art Museums, Science Museums, History Museums, Multicultural Museums and Children’s Museums offers educational experiences that support classroom curriculum and scout badge achievement. Beside museums, you can search for other learning experiences at Botanical Gardens, Planetariums, Living History Programs, STEM & STEAM, Planetariums, Farms, Zoos and Aquariums, Theaters and Concerts, Service Learning and more.

Can’t go on a field trip to a museum, your students, scouts, and families can still experience these fun enriching experience by scheduling a Museum Virtual Field Trip anywhere and at anytime.

Want the fun to come to you- book a School Assembly Programs, Outreach Field Trips or Residency at your school, homeschool association or scout council. They support and enhance a school’s curriculum, offers opportunities for scout badge achievement and enriches a camp program. There are mobile museum exhibits, traveling planetariums and classroom and grade level workshops and residencies.

To help fund field trips, virtual programs and school assembly programs visit our section on Grants and Fundraising Programs.

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