DESTINATIONS
Distance

Lexington
Field Trips

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.

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.

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta 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, 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.

ACTIVITY - Science Museums & Exhibits 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, LexingtonTEL - 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.

ACTIVITY - Boats, Planes, Trains, & Trollies, Historical Railroad Excursions GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, Lexington, VersaillesTEL - 800-755-BGRM

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.

ACTIVITY - Children's Museums & Indoor Fun 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, LexingtonTEL - 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.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites, Videos on History & Social Studies 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.

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

Lexington Children's Theatre

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

ACTIVITY - Theater, Dance, Music, Shows, Concerts & Shows for Tots GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances, Outreach COST - Fee, Title I GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, LexingtonTEL - 859-254-4546

Lexington Opera House

The Lexington Opera House provides arts learning opportunities for school time and weekend performances to enrich the lives of students, scouts & families.

ACTIVITY - Theater, Dance, Music, Shows, Concerts & Shows for Tots GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, LexingtonTEL - 859-233-4567

Mary Todd Lincoln House

The Mary Todd Lincoln House, the wife of the 16th President, was her family home and the first house museum to honor a First Lady. The 14 room house tells the remarkable story of Mary Todd Lincoln.

ACTIVITY - Government, Civics & Presidents, Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool KENTUCKY, LexingtonTEL - 859-233-9999
  1. 1
  2. 2

e-newsletter

Sign up and receive information on discounts and grants for field trips in your area.

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.