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

Agecroft Hall

Agecroft Hall is a 16th century Tudor manor house that was shipped from England and reassembled in Virginia. Explore the house, furnishing, paintings  and gardens.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 804-353-4241
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Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia

At the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia learn about and celebrate African American history. Through documents, artifacts, pictures, and audio, the Museum preserves black history in Virginia.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 804-780-9093
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Branch Museum of Architecture and Design

Branch Museum of Architecture and Design’s  purpose is to inspire our visitors to discover their role in advancing design for the public good — design that creates connections, improves lives and strengthens communities.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, 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 VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 804-644-3041
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Chesapeake Bay Foundation VA Location

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation leads the efforts to save the bay through environmental advocacy, education, science, policy, litigation, and restoration.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Overnights, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 800-445-5572
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Children’s Museum of Richmond

The Children’s Museum of Richmond offers interactive exhibits such as an afternoon in the Art Studio, story time, and quality SOL-based field trip about simple machines or a big hug from Seymour the Friendly Dinosaur.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 804-474-7062
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Edgar Allan Poe Museum

At the Edgar Allan Poe Museum, visitors will learn about the life of this American poet through exhibits and artifacts. It has the largest collection of Poe memorabilia  in the world.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self Guided Tours. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 804-648-5523
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Elegba Folklore Society

The Elegba Folklore Society offers the best in African Diasporic cultural experiences, promoting an understanding of the present by valuing the past.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities, Performances. COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 804-644-3900
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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Learn about the world of finance at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. “The Fed Experience” exhibit and activities help visitors explore the role of the Federal Reserve in our economy.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Camp, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 804-697-8110
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Richmond Ballet

Experience the world of ballet with the Richmond Ballet’s Carpenter Theater or Studio Theater. Past and current performances include Cinderella, The Nutcracker, Echoing Past, and The Rite of Spring. Richmond Ballet also offers special youth performances in which younger learners can enjoy the ballet experience

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Performances, Outreach. COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family VIRGINIA
Richmond
TEL - 804-344-0906
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  • ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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  • HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES
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  • RECREATION
    Find Richmond 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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