Field Trips

Let's be partners in education

Let's be partners in education

Discovery Place Kids offers field trip opportunities for groups of children from Pre K through Grade 5. Programs are designed to enhance classroom education and provides students the opportunity to develop fine and large motor skills, expand their imaginations and improve social skills.

Field Trip Pricing

Student Teacher/Chaperone Additional Chaperones
Museum $5 FREE $5
Museum + Class $11 FREE $5*

Plus any applicable sales and use taxes. *Due to space limitations, extra chaperones will not be able to attend class programs.


Chaperones

One adult chaperones required for every 5 students and admitted free. Additional chaperones will be charged $5 per person.

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Take curiosity to a whole new level with a private class taught by an experienced Museum educator.

Pre K - Grade K

The Five Senses

Spark all of your senses as you tantalize your taste buds and trick your eyes

Pre K - Grade K

Pre K - Grade K

Community Helpers

What would you like to be when you grow up?

Pre K - Grade K

Grade 1

Earth's Materials

Learn about the physical properties of Earth’s materials

Grade 1

Grade 1

International Play

Travel the world and explore “play” in different cultures

Grade 1

Pre K - Grade K

Fairy Tale Fantasy

Through active storytelling, mapmaking and other station-based activities, Goldilocks and the Three Bears comes to life

Pre K - Grade K

Grade 1

Name That Force

Learn how forces such as air, magnets and gravity affect the motion of objects

Grade 1

Grades K - 2

Nutrition for Kids

Learn about nutritious choices as we explore the new MyPlate program

Grades K - 2

Grade 2

Sound Off

Learn about the science of sound while investigating the high and low pitch of vibrations

Grade 2

Grade 4

Earth, Moon and the Great Beyond

Join a rotation revolution powerful enough to alter your world

Grade 4

Grades 3 - 5

Force and Motion

Experiment with Newton’s Laws of Motion through a variety of hands-on activities

Grades 3 - 5

Grade 3

Move It or Lose It

Explore the structure and functions of the skeletal and muscular systems of the human body

Grade 3

Grade 5

The Human Body

Delve into the human body and discover the many systems that keep you moving

Grade 5

Grade 5

What's the Forecast?

Develop a sunny outlook by applying real-world concepts and procedures as you experience weather events firsthand

Grade 5


Lunch Options

Indoor dining facilities are available for groups to eat bag lunches at Hitchcock Place, across the street from the Museum. To reserve lunch space at Hitchcock Place, please call 910.997.5266 x300. Picnic facilities are available at nearby Hinson Lake Park, 152 Hinson Lake Road, Rockingham. To reserve picnic space, please call 910.895.6810.

Essential Info

  • Registration and Payments

    Click here to fill out our Reservation Request Form and a Museum representative will contact you.

    Register by phone 800.935.0553 or 910.997.5266 x300 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.

    Payment is required 3 weeks prior to program or visit date.

    American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA are accepted. A check with your PO number written in the memo section is also accepted.

  • Cancellation and Refund Policy

    Cancellation notice of three weeks is required for a full refund. Cancellations with less than three weeks’ notice are non-refundable but may be rescheduled for a visit within a 12-month period. There is no fee for rescheduling as long as the class or visit is rescheduled within one week of the cancellation date and the visit is completed within the 12 months of the originally scheduled date. Changes to the number of attendees must be made three days prior to the program or visit to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued the day of the visit, and no refunds will be issued for amounts of $10.00 or less.

  • Parking

    Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Museum as available. Ample additional parking is available within 2 blocks of the Museum.

  • Chaperones

    One adult chaperone required for every 5 students and admitted to the Museum for free. Additional chaperones will be charged $5 per person.

    Due to space limitations, extra chaperones may not be able to attend class programs.

  • Directions for Buses

    Bus entrance and parking is accessible via Hancock St. Bus unloading zone is located on Lawrence St.

    Click here to download the Bus Parking Map.

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