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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource of field trips in Lexington, Kentucky 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 the Lexington’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.    

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!

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY
Lexington
Williamstown
TEL - 855-284-3275
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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.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY
Lexington
TEL - 855-494-7539
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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.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY
Lexington
TEL - 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.

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
Lexington
TEL - 859-231-1219

Bluegrass Railroad and Museum

The Bluegrass Railroad and Museum welcomes school field trips. The railroad museum and excursion train rides are fun and educational. Our coaches are enclosed and comfortable. 90 minute rides.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY
Lexington
Versailles
TEL - 859-873-2476

Explorium of Lexington

Explorium of Lexington creates a fun and dynamic hands-on learning environment that inspires imagination with a multi-curriculum focus on history, science, literacy and the arts.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY
Lexington
TEL - 859.258.3253 ext 13

International Museum of the Horse

The International Museum of the Horse is the largest museum in the world dedicated to exploring the history of all horses and their impact on human civilization. The Museum offers interesting virtual videos about the history of horses.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guide Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY
Lexington
VIRTUAL
TEL - 859-259-4229

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.

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
Lexington
TEL - 502-863-2255

Lexington Children's Theatre

Lexington Children’s Theatre strives to both entertain and educate while presenting imaginative and compelling theatre for young people.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances, Outreach COST - Fee, Title I GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY
Lexington
TEL - 859-254-4546
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