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Family Field Trips

Family Field Trips

The Museum of Discovery now offers public field trip programming for families, “pods” and homeschool groups! Each program engages students in science, technology, engineering, arts and math through dynamic and interactive activities! The below field trip programs are public but have limited seating so it is recommended you register in advance. Private family field trips can be scheduled through Beth Nelsen at 501-537-3073 or

30-45 minutes

Museum Members: $3
Non-Members: $10
(Includes all day admission)

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Register using the links below or contact Beth Nelsen at 501-537-3073 or


Lego Momentum Trains (3rd grade +)

Thursday, October 29 at 3:30 p.m.

It’s the ultimate Lego challenge! Design and modify a train chassis and smash it against competitors on a track. Revise and rebuild and smash again!



Science of Sound (pre-k to 5th grade)

Friday, October 30 at 3:30 p.m.

Who knew it took science to drop a beat? Experience the energy in sound waves and make waves that travel through different states of matter. Listen for pitch and frequency, test vibration and discover the amazing physics of sound!



Lego Water Tower Engineering (2nd grade +)

Thursday, November 5  at 3:30 p.m.

The citizens of Discoveryville have hired your engineering firm to design and build a water tower for their city. It’s up to you make sure the tower holds water, withstands the elements and looks nice. Oh, did we mention it has to come in under budget?



Glow Lab (All ages)

Friday, November 6 at 3:30 p.m.

We’re turning off the lights for science in the dark!  Write hidden messages using phosphorescent paper, use limited light to create a shadow show, explore UV light and other things that glow in the dark.



Electrify Sci (2nd grade +)

Thursday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m.

This hair-raising lab explores the world of electricity as you design your own circuits to power motors, light up bulbs and more!



WICKed Candle-Making (2nd grade +)

Friday, November 20 at 3:30 p.m.

Exploring states of matter never smelled so good! Plus, you’ll create your own candle to take home (candles should only be burned under adult supervision.)



We are very thankful for our corporate sponsors.