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

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.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, Bowling GreenTEL - 270-842-7415

Chaney's Dairy Barn

The Chaney’s farm tour includes our new robotic milker, where visitors learn about this new technology. Tours can also include a wagon ride, jumping pillow and home-made ice cream.

ACTIVITY - Farms, Mazes, Pick-Your-Own GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, Bowling GreenTEL - 270-843-5567

Historic RailPark & Train Museum

The Historic RailPark & Train Museum and L&N Depot brings alive the magic and adventure of railroading everyday thru a guided tour and interactive exhibits.

ACTIVITY - Boats, Planes, Trains, & Trollies, History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, Bowling GreenTEL - 270-745-7317

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo is an Australia-themed animal park including outback and exotic animals, a Woolshed program, a petting zoo plus the Mammoth Onyx Cave and gem mining.

ACTIVITY - Petting Zoos/Barnyard Fun, Caves & Mines, Zoos, Wildlife, Vertebrates GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided ours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEL - 270-786-1010

Kentucky Museum

The Kentucky Museum is a history, arts and culture museum which includes 8,000 square feet of six long-term exhibits and several changing exhibits.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, Bowling Green, LexingtonTEL - 502-863-2255

Lost River Cave

Lost River Cave’s mission is to educate and enrich lives through connections with nature through guided boat tours of the cave and the surrounding natural wonders.

ACTIVITY - 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 KENTUCKY, Bowling GreenTEL - 270-393-0077

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park includes the longest known cave system, 53,000 acres of beautiful forest and over 20 miles of navigable river to explore.

ACTIVITY - Caves & Mines, Environmental Studies & Nature Centers, Geology GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, Bowling Green, Mammouth CaveTEL - 270-758-2180

Riverview at Hobson Grove

The Riverview Mansion, set in the middle of beautiful Hobson Grove Park, is a tableau of the rich history of Civil War-era Kentucky.

ACTIVITY - Civil War, Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool KENTUCKY, Bowling GreenTEL - 270-393-3000

SkyPAC, Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center

SKyPAC hosts a variety of school day matinees to entertain and educate the area’s students & families with resources that you can use before and after the performances.

ACTIVITY - Theater, Dance, Music, Shows GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, Bowling GreenTEL - 270-904-5000
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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.