Self-Guided Field Trips

Perfect for school, church, parent, home school, and community groups, children can explore our two floors of educational exhibitions. A 5:1 child to adult ration 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


Cost: $3/per person. 

Time: 1 hour of Museum exploration

Group Size: Minimum of 10 children


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

  • 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 9AM 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.