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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 Indiana or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

Bluespring Caverns

Take America’s greatest underground voyage, prospect for gemstones and fossils, go on an off-trail nature hike, and more at Bluespring Caverns Mystery River Voyage.

ACTIVITY - Sleepovers, Caves & Mines, Mineral & Gemstone Panning GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family INDIANA, Bedford, South Central RegionTEL - 812-279-9471

Eskenazi Museum of Art

Discover the world through the treasures at the AAM accredited Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University Bloomington. The Museum’s wide-ranging collection, spans nearly every art-producing culture throughout history.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, Performing & Visual Arts Outreach GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family INDIANA, Bloomington, South Central RegionTEL - 812-855-5445

Ghurye Arboretum

A Certified Wildlife Habitat, the Ghurye Arboretum is nestled in the Marlin Hills neighborhood on Bloomington’s far north side. View trees and shrubs native to Indiana.

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family INDIANA, Bloomington, South Central RegionTEL - 812-336-5382

Wylie House Museum

Built in 1835 by Andrew Wylie, first president of Indiana University, the Wylie House is now a historic house museum. Collections include family artifacts, photographs, and archival materials. The heirloom gardens provide historic interpretation, seed-saving programs, and education.

ACTIVITY - Historic Places, History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family INDIANA, Bloomington, South Central RegionTEL - 812-855-6224

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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. See the individual websites for updates.

In the meantime, we have added a new section of Virtual Field Trips on FieldTripDirectory.com! These virtual resources cover topics in the arts, science, social studies, and beyond.

Please enjoy the resources and stay safe.