Self-Guided Field Trips

Perfect for school, church, parent, home school, and community groups, children can explore our two floors of educational exhibitions. Field Trips are subject to availability and must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance to qualify for discounted admission.  

 A 5:1 child to adult ratio is required when visiting the Museum. 1 adult will be free for every 5 children. 

For questions or to book your field trip, call (217) 423-5437 or email Abby at akoester@cmofil.org

BASIC SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIP

Cost: $3/per person. 

Time: 1 hour of Museum exploration

Group Size: Minimum of 10 children

EXTENDED SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIP

Cost: $4/per person. 1 adult admitted free for every 5 children

Time: 2 hours of Museum exploration

Group Size: Minimum of 10 children

*For additional educational options for your Field Trip click HERE

Field Trip Policies and Guidelines

  • Visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance to qualify for discounted admission.
  • There is a required 5:1 adult to child ratio when visiting the museum.
  • We do not accept memberships, admission tickets or discounts during field trips.
  • Chaperones must stay with their assigned children and are responsible for their group’s behavior.
  • Cancellations must be made before 9 a.m. the day of your trip. If you do not notify us of your cancellation, a $25 cancellation fee will be charged to your school.
  • If your group does not abide by our field trip policies, a phone call will be made to your administrator and you may be asked to leave the building.