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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource of field trips in the Gulf Coast Region of Mississippi 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 Gulf Coast Region’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.

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.

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 Region
TEL - 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.

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 Region
TEL - 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.

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 Region
TEL - 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.

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 Point
TEL - 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.

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 Springs
TEL - 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.

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
Hattiesburg
TEL - 601-545-4576

Institute For Marine Mammal Studies

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

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
Gulfport
TEL - 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.

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
Laurel
TEL - 601-649-6374

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

The Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is a Children’s Museum in a 1916 former school with interactive exhibits, outdoor play area & more in the arts, science and history.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSISSIPPI
Gulf Coast Region
Gulfport
TEL - 228-897-6039
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