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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. We have added a new section of "Virtual Field Trips" on FieldTripDirectory.com in your state and beyond! Use the activity filter below to search for virtual trips, resources, and distance learning options in California or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

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

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

Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific displays about 12,000 animals and more than 100 exhibits that celebrate the planet’s largest and most diverse body of water, the Pacific Ocean.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
Long Beach
VIRTUAL
TEL - 562-590-3100

Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco houses one of the most comprehensive Asian art collections in the world, with more than 18,000 works of art in its permanent collection.

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
San Francisco
TEL - 415-581-3500

AUTRY MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN WEST

The Autry Museum of the American West mission to bring together the stories of all peoples of the American West, connecting the past with the present to inspire our shared future.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles
TEL - 323-667-2000

Balboa Park

Balboa Park is a place of beauty and culture, with a rich history.  Learn about the intricate architecture, the landscaping and greenery, or museums located in the Park. Tour with a Park Ranger, a horticulturist or explore on your own.  

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
San Diego
TEL - 619-239-0512

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

BAMPFA, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. 

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
Berkeley
TEL - 510-642-0808

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Birch Aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond. 

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
La Jolla
OUTREACH
VIRTUAL
TEL - 858-534-3474

Bowers Museum

The Bowers Museum’s permanent collection includes more than 100,000 objects, and features areas of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, Native American art, the art of Asia, Africa, and Oceania, and California plein-air painting.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
Santa Ana
TEL - 714-567-3600
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