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In October to help plan curriculum focused activities, field trips or school assembly/ outreach programs, these October themed celebrations might be a helpful focus. October Monthly Celebrations: Eat Better Month; Emotional Wellness Month; Health Literacy Month; National Apple Month; National Arts & Humanities Month; National Book Month; National Bullying Prevention Month; National Dental Hygiene Month; National Fire Prevention Month; National Go On A Field Trip Month; National Reading Group Month; National Stamp Collecting Month. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below to learn about all the enriching experiences that Tennessee offers. For those unable to travel to these locations, check out our Virtual Field Trips and Outreach Field Trips & School Assemblies sections.

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Alcatraz East Crime Museum

Alcatraz East Crime Museum explores the history of American crime, law enforcement, the justice system and the events that spaced our lives. 

GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE
East Tennessee
TEL - 865-453-3278 x 603
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Art Museum of the University of Memphis

Art Museum of the University of Memphis features a collection of Egyptian, African, and contemporary art; and rotating exhibits of contemporary art and culture. Take a tour led by curatorial staff.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool TENNESSEE
Memphis
West Tennessee
TEL - 901-678-2224
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Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium

Bays Mountain Park features roughly 40 miles of trails, a state-of-the-art planetarium, wildlife habitats, exhibits, a lake, ropes course with zip line, and more.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE
East Tennessee
TEL - 423-229-9447
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Chattanooga Zoo

Students & Scouts explore and learn about exhibits at the Chattanooga Zoo, enroll in a homeschool series for Life Science experience, or even get close up with an educational program.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE
Chattanooga
East Tennessee
TEL - 423-697-1322
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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

Land Between the Lakes offers incredible outdoor recreation and learning experiences through the Golden Pond Planetarium & Observatory, Elk & Bison Prairie, Woodlands Nature Station, Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, and Brandon Spring Group Center.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances COST - Fee, Free, Financial Support GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family KENTUCKY
Golden Pond
TENNESSEE
West Tennessee
TEL - 800-525-7077
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Rolling Video Games Nashville

Rolling Video Games Nashville brings the entertainment to you! Our 32-foot mobile video gaming theater is available for camps, schools, scouts, homeschool groups and family celebrations. Services: TN, AL-Huntsville, KY-Bowling Green.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool OUTREACH
TENNESSEE
Middle Tennessee
TEL - 615-669-6249
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Adventure Science Center

Adventure Science Center is a science museum featuring over 175 hands-on interactive exhibits with themes plus a planetarium.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE
Middle Tennessee
Nashville
TEL - 615-862-5160

Agricenter International

Agricenter International offers formal and informal learning about agriculture, forestry, and natural resources covering science, technology, STEM and the environment.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE
Memphis
West Tennessee
TEL - 901-757-7777

American Museum of Science Energy

American Museum of Science and Energy is a science museum focuses about energy, especially nuclear power, and the role Oak Ridge played in the Manhattan Project.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE
East Tennessee
Knoxville
Oak Ridge
TEL - 865-294-4531
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FieldTripdirectory.com offers enriching experiences for Tennessee school groups, scout groups, homeschool groups, camp groups and families at Tennessee Museums.

Tennessee Museums offer field trips that offer hands-on exhibits, guided tours and guided activities for early childhood through high school grades. Tennessee 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.

 

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