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

Alice Moseley Folk Art & Antique Museum

At the Alice Moseley Folk Art & Antique Museum discover how folk art impacts our culture and history thru interactive tours where visitors are asked to use observation skills and expression of ideas.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, 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, School, Homeschool, Family MISSISSIPPI, Bay St Louis, Gulf Coast RegionTEL - 228-467-9223

Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library

Tour Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library, and learn about architecture, the daily lives of soldiers, the life of Jefferson Davis – from his career as a soldier until his death.

ACTIVITY - Civil War, Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSISSIPPI, Biloxi, Gulf Coast RegionTEL - 228-388-4400

Biloxi Lighthouse

The Biloxi Lighthouse was erected in 1848 and was one of the first cast-iron lighthouses in the South. The lighthouse has been kept by female keepers for more years than any other lighthouse in the US.

ACTIVITY - Lighthouses & Seaports GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSISSIPPI, Biloxi, Gulf Coast RegionTEL - 228-374-3105

Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve offers activities at our habitats so visitors can experience the reserve’s unique biological, geological, historical and cultural wonders.

ACTIVITY - Birds, Butterflies, Bees, Environmental Studies & Nature Centers GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnights Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSISSIPPI, Gulf Coast Region, Moss PointTEL - 228-475-7047

Gulf Islands National Seashore

Explore history, geology and ecology with a trip to Gulf Islands National Seashore. Self-guided and staff-led programs allow visitors to collaborate in hands-on discovery of the park.

ACTIVITY - History Behind-the-Scenes Tours, Birds, Butterflies, Bees, 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, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSISSIPPI, Gulf Coast Region, Ocean SpringsTEL - 228-230-4100

Hattiesburg zoo

Hattiesburg Zoo, on 12-acres, features over 100 species of animals including tiger, tapir, capybara, zebras, alpacas, primates, birds, reptiles, flamingos, and various attractions and hands-on activities.

ACTIVITY - Petting Zoos/Barnyard Fun, Zoos, Wildlife, Vertebrates GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSISSIPPI, Gulf Coast Region, HattiesburgTEL - 601-545-4576

INFINITY Science Center

The INFINITY Science Center  offers exhibits and hands-on activities from the depths of the ocean to the farthest reaches of space. Highlights: Science Exploration Classes; STEM; and the Biome Boardwalk.

ACTIVITY - Science Museums & Exhibits, STEM/STEAM Enrichment 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 MISSISSIPPI, Gulf Coast Region, PearlingtonTEL - 228-533-9025

Institute For Marine Mammal Studies

Institute For Marine Mammal Studies offers Ocean Adventures for a fun, educational, and hands-on marine science experience.

ACTIVITY - Aquariums, Marine Life, Hatcheries, Birds, Butterflies, Bees GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSISSIPPI, Gulf Coast Region, GulfportTEL - 228-896-9182

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art

The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art consists of five collections: American art, European paintings, Native American baskets, Japanese Ukiyo-e prints, and British Georgian silver. Special day for 4th graders: Choctaw Days.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, Multicultural & Heritage, Performing & Visual Arts Outreach GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool MISSISSIPPI, Gulf Coast Region, Hattiesburg, LaurelTEL - 601-649-6374
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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.

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