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

Bassett Planetarium

Bassett Planetarium, located in Morgan Hall, has provided programs about the night sky to regional community organizations and school groups. The Planetarium is the perfect place to learn about the heavens.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Amherst
Greater Springfield
TEL - 413-542-2165
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Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Amherst
Greater Springfield
TEL - 413-658-1100
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McCray’s Farm

Originally purchased in 1955, McCray’s Farm has grown from a simple dairy farm to a thriving creamery and a super fun place to learn and discover!

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Greater Springfield
South Hadley
TEL - 413-533-0775
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Amelia Park Children's Museum

Amelia Park Children’s Museum is the Westfield area’s best destination for hands-on exhibits and fun learning where children can build, pretend they are a doctor or bank teller, find dinosaur bones and have fun while moving and exercising. 

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Greater Springfield
Westfield
TEL - 413-572-4014

Beneski Museum of Natural History

Beneski Museum of Natural History has fossils and minerals from around the globe, including dinosaur footprints, a petrified tree and meteorite specimens, which are available to touch. 

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Amherst
Greater Springfield
TEL - 413-542-2165

Hitchcock Center for the Environment

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Amherst
Greater Springfield
TEL - 413-256-6006

Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Greater Springfield
Springfield
TEL - 413-263-6800

New England Falconry

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Greater Springfield
Hadley
TEL - 413-259-1466

Springfield Science Museum

At the Springfield Science Museum, visitors are wowed by planetarium shows, exhibits of space exploration, ancient fossils and even a live animal center. The museum is also home to the oldest operating planetarium in the United States. 

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool MASSACHUSETTS
Greater Springfield
Springfield
TEL - 413-263-6800
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