Field Trips

We are not currently accepting bookings for 2020 School Group Tours.


For more information on our in-person and remote outreach programs for schools, visit our Outreach page here.

For more information on our programs and activities for home school families, visit our Home School Resources page here.

  • 2 Hour Self Guided
  • Guided Lesson
  • PTA/PTO Parent Group

$8 per student. Explore 4 Museum exhibit galleries on your own! Your group will be given a 2 hour schedule that will guide you though a 2 hour museum tour, where you will be able to play in 4 museum exhibits. Ideal for groups looking for more time for free play. Self-Guided groups will have an educator available for day of questions and to help guide them to their bus after their two hour tour. Groups over 25 people will be divided and given multiple schedules to minimize overcrowding.

Additional Tour Details:

  • What to know about your Guided Lesson
  • What to know about your 2 Hour Self Guided Tour

Each school tour is 2 hours, and includes one 45-minute private lesson and a 60-minute play experience in ONE exhibit with a museum educator. Each school tour gets the use of a private room for their lesson and to store their belongings during free play. This room can be available for a 30-minute lunch upon request and for an additional fee. Chaperone Policy: A ratio of 1 to 5 is required. For a room of 20 students, about 4 chaperones will fit in the room comfortably.I.D. Tags: Children should wear ID tags that include the name and telephone number of the sponsoring institution.

Reservations are secured with an invoice and should be considered tentatively held until CMC has received the signed invoice and sent a confirmation email. Full payment is due day of, no personal checks will be accepted. Family memberships, coupons, and guest passes may not be used toward your payment.