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Ark Encounter and Creation Museum
Encounter the wonder of the life-size Noah’s Ark at the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky. Tour three decks of exhibits, a zoo, and more. Kids are free!
WilliamstownTEL - 855-284-3275 Read More
Boone Creek Outdoors
The Boone Creek Outdoors Zip Line Canopy Tour allows guests to experience the natural beauty of this unique area in a thrilling, minimally invasive manner. Guests traverse in and over the gorge and Boone Creek itself gaining perspectives that are otherwise impossible to achieve.
LexingtonTEL - 855-494-7539 Read More
Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay
At Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay, laugh, slide and play all day with over 70 family-friendly attractions, including sparkling wavepools, slides, and pint-sized rides all in the heart of Louisville, KY!
LouisvilleTEL - 502-813-8241 Read More
Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
Land Between the Lakes offers incredible outdoor recreation and learning experiences through the Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, Elk & Bison Prairie, Woodlands Nature Station, Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, and Brandon Spring Group Center.
West TennesseeTEL - 800-525-7077 Read More
The Louisville Zoo, has 1,100 animals on 130 acres of natural settings, serving as a living classroom. Helps visitors develop an appreciation toward life on our earth.
LouisvilleVIRTUALTEL - 502-459-2181 Read More
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park
The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace honors Lincoln’s early life on the Kentucky frontier that shaped his character and prepared him for the Civil War. View the park’s virtual ranger program.
HodgenvilleVIRTUALTEL - 270-358-3137
Arboretum State Botanical Garden of Kentucky
The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky, features the Children & Demonstration Garden; and the Walk Across Kentucky with native plants from 7 physiographic regions of Kentucky.
LexingtonTEL - 859-257-6955
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
The Aviation Museum of Kentucky has a 25,000 sq. ft indoor exhibit area plus an outside exhibit area on the state’s aviation history and industry, plus a dynamic aerospace education program.
LexingtonTEL - 859-231-1219
Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum
Working with the tree and art collections, landscape architect Mitchell Leichhardt designed a tapestry of trees and art at the Baker Arboretum and the Downing Museum.
Bowling GreenTEL - 270-842-7415
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
Bernheim Arboretum provides a platform for innovative learning between nature and the arts. Their designed curriculum incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math.
ClermontTEL - 502-955-8512
Big Sandy Heritage-History Center Museum
The Big Sandy Heritage Center portrays the history of Eastern Kentucky. Exhibits cover the Civil War, Industrialization and the feud between the Hatfield and the McCoy families.
PikevilleTEL - 606-766-1025
Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum
The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum has interactive exhibits, posters, costumes, live instrument demonstrations, and the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.
OwensboroTEL - 270-926-7891
FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Kentucky school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Kentucky Museums.
Kentucky Museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Kentucky Art Museums, Science Museums, History Museums, Multicultural Museums and Children’s Museums offers educational experiences that support classroom curriculum and scout badge achievement. Beside museums, you can search for other learning experiences at Botanical Gardens, Planetariums, Living History Programs, STEM & STEAM, Planetariums, Farms, Zoos and Aquariums, Theaters and Concerts, Service Learning and more.
Can’t go on a field trip to a museum, your students, scouts, and families can still experience these fun enriching experience by scheduling a Museum Virtual Field Trip anywhere and at anytime.
Want the fun to come to you- book a School Assembly Programs, Outreach Field Trips or Residency at your school, homeschool association or scout council. They support and enhance a school’s curriculum, offers opportunities for scout badge achievement and enriches a camp program. There are mobile museum exhibits, traveling planetariums and classroom and grade level workshops and residencies.
To help fund field trips, virtual programs and school assembly programs visit our section on Grants and Fundraising Programs.