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Field Trips

To help plan March curriculum focused classroom activities, field trips and school assembly programs, these March themed celebrations might be a helpful focus. MONTHLY: Music in Our Schools. Craft Month. National Nutrition. National Women’s History. National Ethics Month. DAILY: Mar. 1: Peace Corps Day. Mar. 3: National Anthem Day. World Wildlife Day. Mar. 4: National Grammar Day. Mar. 8: International (Working) Women’s Day. Mar. 10: Harriet Tubman-Birthday. Mar. 11: Genealogy Day. Johnny Appleseed Day. Mar. 12: Plant a Flower. Mar. 14: Learn about Butterflies. National Pi Day. International Day of Mathematics. Mar. 15: Ides of March. World Consumer Rights Day. Mar. 16: Freedom of Information Day. Mar. 18: National Quilting.  Mar. 20: Earth Day (Vernal Equinox). World Folklore Tales and Fables Week (March 20- 26). Mar. 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. National Common Courtesy Day. World Poetry Day. Mar. 26: Make Up Your Own Holiday Day. CLICK on the ACTIVITY FILTER below for further field trip information. For those unable to travel to these locations, have the fun come to you. Check out the Outreach Field Trips & School Assembly Programs section.

Chazen Museum of Art

Chazen Museum of Art is home to the second-largest collection of art in Wisconsin, offering rotating exhibits from a collection of over 20,000 works.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Madison Wisconsin
TEL - 608-263-2246

Discovery World's Reiman Aquarium

Discover strange, beautiful, and fascinating creatures from around the world in the Discovery World’s Reiman Aquarium. You’ll pet stingrays and sturgeon in our Touch Tank. Meet adorable turtles, axolotls, ball pythons, poison dart frogs, and so much more.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Milwaukee
TEL - 414-765-9966

Henry Vilas Zoo

Henry Vilas Zoo is a 28-acre public zoo, home to over 650 animals from all over the world and features over 115 species, 20 of which are considered endangered and vulnerable.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Madison Wisconsin
TEL - 608-266-4732

Madison Children’s Museum

The Madison Children’s Museum that contains exhibits on the arts, sciences, history, culture, health, and civic engagement. The museum believe in: Play, Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration, Risk, Inclusiveness, Learning, and Sustainability.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Madison Wisconsin
TEL - 608-256-6445

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, formerly known as the Madison Art Center, is dedicated to exhibiting, collecting, and preserving modern and contemporary art including drawings, prints, and photographs to large-scale sculptures, paintings, and installations.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Madison Wisconsin
TEL - 608-257-0158

Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum collects and preserves art as a vital source of inspiration and education. 30,000 works of art. The 341,000-square-foot Museum includes the War Memorial Center (1957), the Kahler Building (1975) and the Quadracci Pavilion (2001).

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School WISCONSIN
Milwaukee
TEL - 414-224-3200

Milwaukee County Zoo

The Milwaukee County Zoo houses 3,100 animals from 350 species including mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, and reptiles and covers an area of 190 acres. The Zoo the serves as a resource to educate, entertain, and inspire.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Milwaukee
TEL - 414-771-3040

Milwaukee Public Museum

The mission of the Milwaukee Public Museum is to inspire curiosity, excite minds, and increase desire to preserve and protect our world’s natural and cultural diversity through exhibitions, educational programs, collections, and research.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Milwaukee
TEL - 414-278-2728

National Historic Cheesemaking Center

Escape to America’s Dairyland with a visit to the only National Historic Cheesemaking Center Museum located in the heart of cheese country, Monroe, Wisconsin.

GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School, Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Monroe
TEL - 608-325-4636

Olbrich Botanical Garden

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is a 16 acre outdoor botanical garden and 10,000-square-foot tropical conservatory, a rose garden & a gilded Thai pavilion. Every day there are opportunities to explore and celebrate the natural wonders of plants.

GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Yours COST - Fee, Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Madison Wisconsin
TEL - 608-246-4550

The L.R. Ingersoll Physics Museum

The L.R. Ingersoll Physics Museum focus on hands-on exhibits with more than 50 exhibits on topics that cover mechanics, fluid mechanics, waves and sound, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics & Color and Modern Physics.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activit6ies, Guided Activities COST - Free GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Homeschool WISCONSIN
Madison Wisconsin
TEL - 608-262-3898

The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts

The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts is dedicated to educating the public about the artistic, cultural, historic and social importance of quilts and fiber arts. The museum has documented over 8,000 quilts and collects and displays important historical fiber arts.

GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family WISCONSIN
Cedarburg
Milwaukee
TEL - 262-546-0300
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