• Field Trip

    More than 250 interactive science, technology, energy and health exhibits await students of all ages.  We’re experts at making sure that bringing your group to the Museum is smooth sailing all the way. Discounted admission for groups of 20 or more!

Plan an adventure with your students where knowledge is your destination. Students of all ages can explore over 250 interactive science and technology exhibits. Extend your hands-on adventure by booking a ScienceWorks lab. All programs align with Michigan’s Grade Level Content Expectations.

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To Arrange Your Field Trip

  • Fill out the Field Trip Reservation Form or call 734.995.5439.
  • A confirmation letter and/or invoice will be sent via postal mail following your conversation with our Field Trip Coordinator.
  • For more information please contact the Field Trip Coordinator at 734.995.5439 or send us an email with our Contact Us form.

Field Trip Information

  • The group rate of $6 per person (both children and adults) is available for groups of 20 or more
  • Limited scholarships are available to those who qualify.
  • We request 1 adult chaperone for every 6 children
  • The Museum has limited facilities for groups that bring lunches. Lunchrooms can be reserved for $10 per group and must be reserved in advance.

Preschool Field Trips

Groups of preschoolers may visit our Preschool Gallery, an interactive playspace designed specifically for infants through four-year-olds. Children can climb on a fire engine, splash at water tables and dig into discovery boxes. Galley space is limited and remains open to the general public during your visit.  View a complete Preschool Visitor's Guide here.

Field Trips + ScienceWorks Labs for Students PreK-8

Your students become scientists during our 50-minute ScienceWorks Labs that provide hands-on experience with a variety of topics identified in the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations.

  • Click here for a list of topics
  • ScienceWorks Labs must be booked in advance when making a Field Trip reservation.
  • Cost:
    • $2 per student Preschool Labs
    • $3 per student Standard Labs
    • $5 per student Premium Labs
  • Capacity: 30 students per class, 2 classes may be held at the same time for up to 60 students. We can accommodate a maximum of 120 students from a single school in lab classes per visit
  • Minimum charge per lab class is based on the cost for 20 students:  $40 for Preschool Labs, $60 for Standard Labs, and $100 for Premium Labs.

Science-to-Go Bags

Groups may pre-order Science-to-Go Bags that contain souvenirs, cool science items and fun facts about the items in the bag.  Bags must be ordered at least 2 days in advance of your visit to allow time for assembly.  To order, call the Hands-On Store at 734.995.5439 or fill out the Order Form.

Field Trip

Field Trip

Plan an adventure with your students where knowledge is your destination. Students of all ages can explore over 250 interactive science and technology exhibits. Extend your hands-on adventure by booking a ScienceWorks lab. All programs align with Michigan’s Grade Level Content Expectations.  Register today!

More information

Visit Us

734.995.5439
220 E. Ann St. 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Museum Hours:

Monday: 10 - 5
Tuesday: 9 - 5
Wednesday: 10 - 5
Thursday: 10 - 8
Friday: 10 - 5
Saturday:  10 - 5
Sunday: Noon - 5

 

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Admission:
$11 for Adults and Children
$5 after 5pm on Thurs only
Free for Babies 0-23 months