Museum In-Person and Virtual Field Trip Programs

Museum In-Person and Virtual Field Trip Programs

The Museum's field trip program takes students on a musical exploration of the people and instruments that bring music to our world. Led by a trained facilitator, students will embark on an adventure through the instruments on display, audio and video samples, STEAM units, and lots of hands-on music making! Field trips are open to students of all ages and can be customized for grade level and group need!

Current Offerings

K-12 Fieldtrip Program
K-12 Field Trips

The Museum's field trip program is available for K-12 school and home school groups.  Field trips are open to students of all ages and can be customized for grade level and group need!

Title One Field Trip
Title One Field Trip

Field trips are completely free for schools that are Title One designated. Funding is based on availability. Does my school qualify?

Virtual Field Trip
Virtual Field Trip

You’re invited on a musical journey through the Museum of Making Music! The Museum's Virtual field trip program includes a tour of the Museum galleries (K-3) as well as three STEAM Units (1-5), and support documents for your classroom.

Field Trip Requirements

Minimum Size

Field trips are offered for groups of 10 or more.

Maximum Size

The Museum can accommodate groups up to 75 guests. However, if your group has over 75 guests, please contact us to make special arrangements.

Schedule in Advance

We ask that you call to schedule your field trip at least 2 weeks in advance.

Field Trip Details

In-Person Field Trip Cost

For groups of 10 or more, the group rate is $8 per student and $12 per adult.

Groups are allowed one (1) complimentary chaperone for every 10 students. Bus and coach drivers also receive complimentary admission.

Virtual Field Trip Cost

Virtual field trips are available to individual classrooms for $25, $50 per grade level, and $150 per school site.

Schedule a Virtual Field Trip

Field Trip Duration

Depending on the size of your group, field trips can last up to 2 hours.

How to Schedule Your Field Trip


Complete our online form and we will process your request.

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By Phone

Call our visitor services staff at (760) 304-5817 to book your field trip.

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For More Information

Call our education team at (760) 304-5817 for more information about our field trip program.

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