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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.

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.

ACTIVITY - Science Museums & Exhibits 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 RidgeTEL - 865-294-4531

Appalachian Caverns

Appalachian Caverns is well-known caverns with guided tours, ranging from easy to advanced and access to a picnic area. There are also campsites & a gem mine.

ACTIVITY - Caves & Mines, Mineral & Gemstone Panning GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE, Blountville, East TennesseeTEL - 423-323-2337

Beck Cultural Exchange Center

The Beck Cultural Exchange center features a range of local & national African-American history thru exhibits & artifacts that focus on the pioneers and trailblazers of yesterday.

ACTIVITY - Multicultural & Heritage 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 TENNESSEE, East Tennessee, KnoxvilleTEL - 865-524-8461

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

Blout Mansion

Blount Mansion, the birthplace of the state of Tennessee and your Field Trip destination for statehood week, US history, colonial government, and life in the 18th century.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool TENNESSEE, East Tennessee, KnoxvilleTEL - 865-525-2375

Bristol Caverns

Bristol Caverns, one of the oldest attractions in northeast Tennessee features a guided tour of ancient caverns with unique mineral formations & an underground river.

ACTIVITY - Caves & Mines, Mineral & Gemstone Panning GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TENNESSEE, Bristol, East TennesseeTEL - 423-878-2011

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
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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.