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The FieldTripDirectory.com is a resource for field trips for students, camp groups, homeschool groups and scout troops for day field trips, overnight field trips and youth retreats. Learn about Texas’s museums, zoos and aquariums, botanic gardens, nature centers, historic sites, amusement parks, recreation, performing arts and more in Metro Galveston. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below to learn about these types of field trips.

Galveston Railroad Museum

The historic Galveston Railroad Museum, where history comes alive, features a 1932 Train depot, interactive activities, railroad post office, sleeping cars, dining and baggage cars.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Galveston
Houston
TEL - 409-765-5700
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Galveston Water Adventures

Galveston Water Adventures brings groups fun cruises on the harbor, from sightseeing and dolphin watching to sunset cruises and thrilling jet boat tours.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp TEXAS
Galveston
TEL - 409-276-6116
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Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum

The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum is a retired jackup drilling rig, where visitors can walk aboard to see 3 floors of models and exhibits on the story of offshore oil and gas production.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Galveston
TEL - 409-766-7827
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The Grand 1894 Opera House

The Grand Opera House offers performances include music, dance, and theater. Each year the theater offers educational performances for children, as well as the annual Grand Kids Festival.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Performing Arts, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Galveston
TEL - 800-821-1894
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Bishop's Palace

The Bishop’s Palace, also known as Gresham’s Castle, is an ornate 19,082 square feet Victorian-style house offer teachers and students a large variety of TEKS aligned field trips focusing on history, math, and science. 

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 TEXAS
Galveston
TEL - 409-762-2475

Galveston Children's Museum

The Galveston Children’s Museum is filled with fun and entertaining interactive exhibits and hands-on programming for ages 2-10, though many activities.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Galveston
TEL - 409-572-2544

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier

Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier is one of the few spots in the world that has this many rides over the Gulf of Mexico. It has 1 roller coaster, 15 rides, carnival games and more. 

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Galveston
TEL - 855-789-7437

Galveston Island State Park

Galveston Island State Park protects 2,000 acres of upper Gulf Coast barrier island ecosystem. Visitors can swim, fish, picnic, bird watch, hike, mountain bike, paddle, camp, geocache, study nature with a park ranger or just relax!

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Galveston
TEL - 409-737-1222

Galveston Naval Museum

At the Galveston Naval Museum, take a self guided Naval Museum tour through the USS Cavalla Submarine & USS Stewart Destroyer Escort. Experience the history, mystery and sacrifices of the crews standing watch on these WWII fighting vessels.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family TEXAS
Galveston
TEL - 409-770-3196
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