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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

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

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
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