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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource of San Francisco 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 San Francisco’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.

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

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

California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences is an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum—and a powerful voice for biodiversity research and exploration, environmental education, and sustainability across the globe.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, 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
San Francisco
TEL - 415-379-8000

California Historical Society

The California Historical Society represents the environmental, economic, social, political, and cultural heritage of the entire state. Their knowledgeable docents guide visitors through the exhibits. 

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
San Francisco
TEL - 415-357-1848

de Young Museum

The de Young Museum is a landmark art museum that showcases the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, Textile arts, and art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
San Francisco
TEL - 415-750-3600

San Francisco Botanical Garden

Escape to a unique urban oasis of extraordinary beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, on 55 acres, showcasing more than 8,000 different kinds of plants from around the world.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, 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 Francisco
TEL - 415-661-1316

San Francisco Zoo

San Francisco Zoo is home to more than 2,000 exotic, endangered, and rescued animals in 100 acres of majestic and peaceful gardens.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family CALIFORNIA
San Francisco
TEL - 415-753-7080

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