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African American Museum

The African American Museum in Dallas was created with the purpose of preserving the visual art and history of the African American community, particularly in Dallas and the Southwest.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, School TEXAS
Dallas
Dallas/Fort Worth
TEL - 214-565-9026
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Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

TheBotanical Research Institute of Texas offers educational programs and guided learning tours of the facility. Workshops utilize science inquiry to explore the role of plants in the natural world.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, School, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Dallas/Fort Worth
Fort Worth
TEL - 817-332-4441
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Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Dallas’ most beautiful classroom is a 66-acre botanical garden with 2,400 varieties of plants such as myrtles, azaleas, Italian jardinières, tulips, roses, and more.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Dallas
Dallas/Fort Worth
TEL - 214-515-6615
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Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra educates thousands of children each year through its concerts, visits by musicians, in-school and family friendly performances.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Dallas
Dallas/Fort Worth
TEL - 214-849-4376
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Dallas Zoo

Founded in 1888, the Dallas Zoo is home to over 2,000 animals and various exhibits where visitors can see animals in their natural state and interact with many of them.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Dallas
Dallas/Fort Worth
TEL - 469-554-7500
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Fort Worth Stockyards

Fort Worth Stockyards, once an outpost for cowboys driving cattle to market, is now an authentic historic district and a hub for those interested in the rich history and legacy of the old west.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool TEXAS
Dallas/Fort Worth
Fort Worth
TEL - 817-624-4741
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National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum

The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum explores the untold stories and contributions of Hispanic, Native, European, Asian, and African settlers that built the unique culture of the American West.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Dallas/Fort Worth
Fort Worth
TEL - 817-922-9999
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The Modern

The Modern houses more than 3,000 pieces of post-war artwork, including mixed media artwork, photography, and paintings. Highlights from modern and postmodern artists of the 1950s through the 1980s.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Dallas/Fort Worth
Fort Worth
TEL - 817-738-9215
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Casa Mañana

Casa Mañana strives to create live professional theatre unparalleled in artistic excellence for the enrichment and education of the diverse community. Casa Mañana offers student matinee for field trips.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Homeschool TEXAS
Dallas/Fort Worth
Fort Worth
TEL - 817-332-2272
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  • ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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  • EARLY CHILDHOOD
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  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
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  • SCIENCE & NATURE
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  • RECREATION
    Find Dallas/Fort Worth field trip ideas for adventure parks, ropes courses, ziplines, boat excursions, amusement parks, waterparks, kayaking, rafting, tubing, laser tag paintball, roller skating rinks, ice-skating rinks, mini-golf attractions, indoor amusement & recreation centers, and outdoor amusement & recreation centers.


Overnight field trips include trips to NYC, trips to Boston, trips to Washington, DC, trips to Chicago, trips to Atlanta, and other historic cities throughout the US. Retreats are available for environmental education, team building, and recreation.

We created field trip lesson plans to help teachers, scout leaders, camp counselors, and homeschool parents provide an enriching experience for their groups. We know funds for class trips are limited, so we’ve included grants for field trips that cover admission, transportation, and more.

It’s important that students and youth explore new environments, learn about other cultures, and develop an understanding of inclusivity as part of the educational process. People learn in different ways—through hearing, seeing, touching, talking, or doing. Class trips can provide a multi-dimensional learning experience. FieldTripDirectory.com can help you find the right trip for your group. A world of experiences is just a click away at FieldTripDirectory.com.

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