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Fall offers many curriculum based outdoor activities including visits to Farms for pick-your-own & maze fun, Botanical Gardens to study the changes in trees & plants and Living History sites for hands-on activities. To help plan September curriculum focused classroom activities, field trips and school assembly  programs, try these themed celebration. Sept. 6: National Read a Book Day. Sept. 15: Greenpeace Day. Sept. 17: Constitution Day, Citizenship Day. Sept. 22: Native American Day. Sept. 23: Autumnal Equinox Day. Sept 24: National Punctuation Day. Monthly observances: Hispanic Heritage Month. Library Card Sign-Up Month. National Courtesy Month. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for further field trip information. For those unable to travel to these locations, check out the Virtual Field Trips section or Outreach Field Trips & School Assembly Programs section.

Wild Animal Safari-Missouri

At Wild Animal Safari you can meet some of nature’s most fascinating creatures–up close and personal. Our park offers many ways to discover the beauty of nature.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
Strafford
TEL - 417-859-5300. Group Bookings: 417-859-5310
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Alpine Tower and Team Challenge Course

Alpine Tower and Team Challenge Course is a series of constructed of logs, cables, ropes, and trees. Facilitators guide groups thru icebreakers, games, and problem solving activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
St. Louis
TEL - 314-615-5564

Boone County History & Culture Center

Boone County History & Culture Center includes the Walters History Galleries, the Montminy Art Gallery, the Village at Boone Junction, The River-Horse Pavilion and the historic Maplewood House.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Columbia
TEL - 573-443-8936

Branson Centennial Museum

Branson Centennial Museum is a small museum with changing exhibits about the history of local life & culture. The mission of the White River Valley Historical Society preserves, protects and promotes the cultural history of the upper White River Valley. 

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Branson
TEL - 417-239-1912

Branson Scenic Railway

Branson Scenic Railway© aboard a collection of unique passenger cars that travel through the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. This one hour 45 minute trip takes passengers through tunnels and over trestles. 

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Branson
TEL - 417-334-6110

Carolyn's Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch

Carolyn’s Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch includes pumpkin picking, spookley, the square pumpkin activities, corn maze, petting zoo, gem mining, tours and other farm fun.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Kansas City
Liberty
TEL - 816-781-9196

Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion

At the Chatillon-DeMenil, hear stories of old French St. Louis, the fur trade & everyday life in Victorian St. Louis. Learn the history of the French founding families of St. Louis.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool MISSOURI
St. Louis
TEL - 314-771-5828

City Museum

The City Museum is housed in the 10-story, 600,000 square-ft warehouse is a mixture of children’s playground, surrealistic pavilion, and architectural marvel made out of repurposed objects.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
St. Louis
TEL - 314-231-2489

Colonel Alvin R. Lubker Memorial Safety & Education Center

The Colonel Alvin R. Lubker Memorial Safety & Education Center exhibits information concerning traffic safety, law enforcement, drug abuse and many items relating to the history of the Missouri Highway Patrol.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Jefferson City
TEL - 573-526-6149

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis connects visitors with the art and artists of our time, and engage in fun and meaningful activities in the galleries and art-making activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
St. Louis
TEL - 314-535–4660

Coterie Theatre

The Coterie Theatre offers classic & contemporary theater to appeal to audiences of all grades and curriculum areas with school time and outreach performances.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances, Outreach COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Kansas City
TEL - 816-474-6552

Daniel Boone Home National Historic Site

Daniel Boone Home National Historic Site represents life in the early 1800s and brings the legacy of Daniel Boone to life offering a glimpse into his family and the American frontier.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Defiance
TEL - 636-798-2005
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Missouri school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Missouri Museums.

Missouri Museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Missouri Art Museums, Science Museums, History Museums, Multicultural Museums and Children’s Museums offers educational experiences that support classroom curriculum and scout badge achievement. Beside museums, you can search for other learning experiences at Botanical Gardens, Planetariums, Living History Programs, STEM & STEAM, Planetariums, Farms, Zoos and Aquariums, Theaters and Concerts, Service Learning and more.

Can’t go on a field trip to a museum, your students, scouts, and families can still experience these fun enriching experience by scheduling a Museum Virtual Field Trip anywhere and at anytime.

Want the fun to come to you- book a School Assembly Programs, Outreach Field Trips or Residency at your school, homeschool association or scout council. They support and enhance a school’s curriculum, offers opportunities for scout badge achievement and enriches a camp program. There are mobile museum exhibits, traveling planetariums and classroom and grade level workshops and residencies.

To help fund field trips, virtual programs and school assembly programs visit our section on Grants and Fundraising Programs.