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Field Trip Basics

Field Trips to SCM are self-guided trips throughout the museum with your chaperones and children! SCM Play Facilitators will go over the general information for your visit and your students will be invited to play. Our field trips are best for students in Kindergarten – 1st grade. 

All field trips include:

  • Two (2) hours of free exploration on the museum floor, including a reserved lunchtime in our classroom. All field trips start in Leo’s Learning Lab.
  • A ticket for each student to visit SCM at a future date.


$325 per class

Included in the cost is admission for:

  • Up to 30 students
  • All classroom Educators, para-educators, and aides
  • Up to 6 parent chaperones per classroom

Please note that we require a 1:5 adult/child ratio.

How to Book

Follow these four simple steps to get started:

  1. Read all the information below
  2. Fill out and submit a Group Visit request form
  3. Agree to our terms and conditions
  4. You will receive a phone call within 3 business days to finalize your reservation.

Dates and Times

Sessions are available Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, with 2 time options:

  • 9:30 a.m.  – 11:30 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

As of April, Field trips are available June 5th-December 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions

Group Visits are recommended for children Preschool-1st grade. Exceptions will be considered for mixed age groups. Groups must be affiliated with a school (public, charter, state, private, home), preschool, school district, County Office of Education, childcare facility, camp program, or a non-profit children’s organization.

  • Our classroom space seats 30 at a time for lunch, and also acts as a storage space for backpacks and bags.
  • We have a refillable water station available.
  • Closed toe shoes are recommended.
  • Children should wear clothes that may get dirty or stained.

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Regular Operating Hours

We're currently closed. We're open again on Saturday () from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Member – Only Hours

Tuesday – Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

General Admission

Tuesday- Friday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Leo’s Learning Lab will be open
Thurs/Fri – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm &
Sat/Sun – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm