FIELD TRIPS

The Midwest Museum offers a wide variety of opportunities to meet your educational goals for any age group. Don't see what you're looking for? All of our programs can be customized to complement what your students are working on in the classroom.

No transportation budget? Check out our outreach programs!

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN)
Our youngest guests will enjoy a one-hour program, including an age-appropriate guided tour of the museum and a live animal presentation. Groups are welcome to stay longer and explore the rest of the museum on their own after the program or use our cafeteria for a snack.

  • Children (including siblings): $5 each

  • Minimum: 15 children, or pay for 15

  • Teachers: Free

  • Chaperones: 1 free per every 10 students

  • Additional Chaperones: $2 each

ELEMENTARY (GRADES 1–5)
Elementary groups will enjoy a 1.5 to 2-hour program (programs vary in length by class size and age). We offer a variety of topics and new ones are being developed all the time. 

  • Students (including siblings): $6 each

  • Minimum: 15 student minimum, or pay for 15

  • Teachers: Free

  • Chaperones: 1 free per every 10 students

  • Additional Chaperones: $2 each

MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL
Custom programs are created to suit the classroom’s needs. Call 815-895-9777 for more information.

If you are interested in setting up a field trip or would like more information about our programming, please call us at (815) 895-9777.