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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource of California field trips for elementary school students thru high school students, camp groups, homeschool groups and scout troops for day field trips, overnight field trips and youth retreats. Learn about California’s museums, zoos and aquariums, botanic gardens, nature centers, historic sites, amusement parks, recreation, performing arts and more, CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for further field trip information. For those unable to travel to these locations, check out our Virtual Field Trips section or Outreach Field Trips & School Assembly Programs section.    

The Art Of The Brick

The Art of the Brick is the world’s largest display of LEGO® brick art! See over 70 pieces of intriguing artworks created and re-imagined using LEGO® bricks. 

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
San Francisco
TEL - 646-619-8628
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Aerospace of Museum California

The Aerospace Museum of California is a private non-profit aviation museum located in North Highlands, California, outside of Sacramento, California, on the grounds of the former McClellan Air Force Base.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
McClellan
Sacramento
TEL - 916-643-3192

African American Museum and Library at Oakland

The African American Museum and Library is dedicated to the discovery, preservation, interpretation, and sharing of historical and cultural experiences of African Americans in California.

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 CALIFORNIA
Oakland
TEL - 510-637-0200

America's Teaching Zoo

America’s Teaching Zoo is the hand-on classroom for the Exotic Animal Training and Management students AND a community attraction in a beautiful hilltop setting. 

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles
Moorpark
TEL - 805-378-1400

American Bookbinders Museum

The American Bookbinders Museum is a small, not-for-profit museum dedicated to showcasing the artistry, history, and craft of bookbinding. Contact regarding age-appropriate tour and activity for your group.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool CALIFORNIA
San Francisco
TEL - 415-824-9754

American Museum of Ceramic Art, AMOCA

American Museum of Ceramic Art champions the art, history, creation, and technology of ceramics (clay) through exhibitions, collections, outreach and studio programming.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
VIRTUAL
TEL - 909-865-3146

Angels Camp City Museum

Angels Camp Museum is a history museum that focuses on the history of the California Gold Rush. Angels Camp Museum is located on 3 acres of the original land claim for Angels Mine.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
Angels Camp
TEL - 209-736-2963

Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum

The Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum collects, preserves and displays examples of mechanical ingenuity and crafts associated with the early days of the American farm and rural community. 

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
San Diego
Vista
TEL - 760-941-1791

Aquarium of the Bay

Discover the beauty and diversity of Northern California aquatic life at the Aquarium of the Bay which is home to more than 20,000 marine animals. Exhibits are living habitats including walk-through tunnels and transparent touchpools.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
San Francisco
VIRTUAL
TEL - 415-623-5300
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