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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.

Conrad-Caldwell House Museum

At the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum discover how children lived in the Victorian era. Explore the STEM or creative themes to inspire visitors to reach new heights.

ACTIVITY - Historic Places, STEM/STEAM Enrichment 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, Homeschool KENTUCKY, LouisvilleTEL - 502-636-5023

Farmington Historic Plantation

At Farmington Historic Plantation, learn about Louisville’s rich history and life on a 19th century farm through exhibits and activities.

ACTIVITY - Historic Places 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, Homeschool KENTUCKY, LouisvilleTEL - 502-452-9920

Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium provides a unique learning environment primarily for astronomy and science education.

ACTIVITY - Planetariums & Astronomy, Science Museums & Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, LouisvilleTEL - 502-852-6664

Historic Locust Grove

Built in the 1790s, Locust Grove is a setting to learn about the settlement of Kentucky and this region. Tour the house & study life on a farm.

ACTIVITY - Historic Places, Living History GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, LouisvilleTEL - 502-897-9845

Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby Museum is an American Thoroughbred horse racing museum dedicated to preserving the history of the Kentucky Derby.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, LouisvilleTEL - 502-637-1111

Kentucky Science Center

Kentucky’s largest hands-on science museum. Exhibits, movies, classes and labs — pick and choose activities to craft your ideal visit.

ACTIVITY - Geology, Science Museums & Exhibits, STEM/STEAM Enrichment GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, LouisvilleTEL - 502-561-6100

KMAC Museum

KMAC Museum is a contemporary art museum that introduces students to a variety of media through tours and hands on activities.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY, LouisvilleTEL - 502-589-0102

Louisville Ballet Company

At the Louisville Ballet, students will enjoy a live performance while getting an introductory look at classical and contemporary ballet.

ACTIVITY - Theater, Dance, Music, Shows GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool KENTUCKY, LouisvilleTEL - 502-583-3150

Louisville Nature Center

At the Louisville Nature Center, fall, winter, spring or summer, learn about our natural environment and the native flora and fauna of our area.

ACTIVITY - Environmental Studies & Nature Centers 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, LouisvilleTEL - 502-458-1328
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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.