Field Trip Admission

Perfect for school, church, parent, homeschool, and community groups, children can explore our two floors of educational exhibits through self-guided field trips, or participate in educational workshops through our Learning Labs.  A 5:1 child to adult ratio is required. We offer several educational experiences throughout the school year, as well as outreach programming through our Museum on Wheels program.

When you are ready to schedule, please have the following information ready: 

  • Contact Name and School
  • Phone and Email
  • Grade and approximate number of children
  • Field Trip Type
  • Date and Time (please have multiple dates and times)

For questions or to book your field trip, call (217) 423-5437 or email Abby Koester

BASIC SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIP

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

Time: 1 hour of Museum exploration

Group Size: Minimum of 10 children

Groups must call and schedule a field trip at least 24 hours in advance, in order to receive a group rate.    

EXTENDED SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIP

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

Time: 2 hours of Museum exploration

Group Size: Minimum of 10 children

Groups must call and schedule a field trip at least 24 hours in advance, in order to receive a group rate.    

LEARNING LABS

Cost: $2/per child for Learning Lab + $4 per person for admission. 1 adult admitted free for every 5 children

Time: 1 hour in classroom/1 hour in Museum

Group Size: Minimum of 10 children/Maximum of 30 per class (2 classes per visit)

Grades: PreK through 3rd Grade

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