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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource of field trips in Springfield, Missouri 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 Springfield’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.

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
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Dickerson Park Zoo

Dickerson Park Zoo has more than 500 animals that represent 160 different species of animals from around the world. Programs encouraging curiosity with up-close animal encounters.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
TEL - 417-833-1570

Discovery Center of Springfield

The Discovery Center of Springfield is an interactive hands-on science museum committed to inspiring lifelong love of learning and an appreciation of the world and our place in it.

PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
TEL - 417-862-9910

History Museum on the Square

History Museum on the Square’s six permanent galleries tell the stories of events in Springfield’s history and its people, thru a vast collection of artifacts, photographs, and the “voices of history”.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
TEL - 417-831-1976

History of Hearing Museum

Visit the History of Hearing Museum and go back in time! Explore the science of hearing. See the time of the ear trumpet and ear horn to today’s remarkable technology.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
TEL - 417-869-6550

Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts

Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts showcases touring Broadway shows, symphonies and other performances. Student Matinees are a hr-long, professional performance. Shows also for families and scouts.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
TEL - 417-836-7678

Missouri Institute of Natural History

The Missouri Institute of Natural Science Museum houses 100’s of animal, plant, and mineral specimens. Hike the Ozarks trails, dig up your own fossil, and take a journey through time.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
TEL - 417-883-0594

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame showcases over 4,000 items of sports memorabilia and interactive exhibits related to Missouri amateur and professional athletics.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
TEL - 417-889-3100

Railroad Historical Museum

The Railroad Historical Museum is located inside 4 connected antique train cars including a Locomotive, a Baggage Car, a Commuter Car, a Caboose. The museum has artifacts, equipment & photos.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family MISSOURI
Springfield-MO
TEL - 417-833-0994
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