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

Colonel Alvin R. Lubker Memorial Safety & Education Center

This comprehensive display of information concerning traffic safety, law enforcement, drug abuse and many items relating to the history of the Missouri Highway Patrol.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites, Nutrition, Health & Safety 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 CityTEL - 573-526-6149

Jefferson City Museum of Modern Art

Jefferson City Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to the advancement of the arts, especially among youth. Our exhibits spotlight challenges facing youth.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI, Jefferson CityTEL - 573-635-1114

Missouri Governor’s Mansion

Inside the walls of the Missouri Governor’s Mansion, guests will have the opportunity to step back in time and learn about Missouri state’s history.

ACTIVITY - Government, Civics & Presidents GROUP TYPE - MISSOURI, Jefferson CityTEL - 573-751-4141

Museum of Missouri Military History

The Museum of Missouri Military History preserves and exhibits Missouri’s military history. Current exhibits include artifacts from the Revolutionary War to the present era.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI, Jefferson CityTEL - 573-638-9603

Runge Nature Center

At the Runge Nature Center, explore more than 3,000 sq. ft. of exhibits on Missouri’s natural habitats and a 3,580-gallon fish aquarium, live amphibians and reptiles.

ACTIVITY - Aquariums, Marine Life, Hatcheries, Environmental Studies & Nature Centers GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI, Jefferson CityTEL - 573-526-5544

Supreme Court of Missouri

The Supreme Court of Missouri is the highest court in the state of Missouri. It welcomes visitors for a guided tour and to observe oral arguments with reservation for your group.

ACTIVITY - Government, Civics & Presidents GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI, Jefferson CityTEL - 573-751-4144

The Missouri State Capitol

The Missouri State Capitol houses the legislative and executive branches of the government of of Missouri, as well as the Missouri General Assembly.

ACTIVITY - Government, Civics & Presidents GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI, Jefferson CityTEL - 573-751-2854

The Missouri State Museum

The Missouri State Museum focuses on the history of Missouri, houses a vast collection of exhibits portraying the state’s natural and cultural history.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites, Science Museums & Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI, Jefferson CityTEL - 573-751-2854

Wallendorf Home-Missouri Farm Bureau

The Wallendorf Home is a log home that tells the history of agriculture with artifacts, displays, and videos describing the life for inhabitants of a young Missouri.

ACTIVITY - Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool MISSOURI, Jefferson CityTEL - 573-893-1410

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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.