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

Bessie Smith Cultural Center

Bessie Smith Cultural Center, an African-American history museum with exhibits on civil rights, jazz & local figures with tours and events.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites, Multicultural & Heritage 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 TENNESSEE, Chattanooga, East TennesseeTEL - 423-266-8658

Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

The Charles H. Coolidge National Medal of Honor Heritage Center memorializes the history of our nation’s highest military award for valor, from 1863 to the present.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites 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 TENNESSEE, Chattanooga, East TennesseeTEL - 423-877-2525

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.

ACTIVITY - Zoos, Wildlife, Vertebrates 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 TennesseeTEL - 423-697-1322

Chickamauga National Military Park

Chattanooga National Military Park supports field trips, guided tours, in-school curriculum materials and on-site service learning and volunteer opportunities for students and scout groups.

ACTIVITY - Civil War, Historic Places, Community Service 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 TENNESSEE, Chattanooga, East Tennessee

Coker Museum

The Coker Museum houses Corky Coker’s personal collection with over 100 vintage cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses, and even 3 airplanes hanging overhead.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Field, Self-Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE, Chattanooga, East TennesseeTEL - 888-795-7077

Cravens House

This historical mountain home & Civil War battle site, Cravens House, is part of the Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Military Park. Nearby hiking trails and guided tours can be arranged.

ACTIVITY - Civil War, Historic Places GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool TENNESSEE, Chattanooga, East TennesseeTEL - 423-821-7786

Creative Discovery Museum

Creative Discovery Museum is a children’s museum contains art, music, and field science areas, a water-themed zone, a rooftop exhibit and an inventor’s workshop.

ACTIVITY - Children's Museums & Indoor Fun GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEL - 423-756-2738

Houston Museum-Decorative Arts

The Houston Museum of Decorative Arts offers field trips or outreach programs. Programs are fun-filled hands-on activities that can include art history, glassmaking, pottery, ceramics & textiles.

ACTIVITY - Art Museums, Design, Exhibits, Arts & Crafts GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE, Chattanooga, East TennesseeTEL - 423-267-7176

International Towing & Recovery Museum

The International Towing & Recovery Hall Of Fame and Museum features restored antique wreckers and equipment from the tow truck industry.

ACTIVITY - History Behind-the-Scenes Tours GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE, Chattanooga, East TennesseeTEL - 423-267-3132
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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.