Field Trips

We are excited to invite public schools, pre-schools and home school groups to schedule a field trip experience at Explorium!

We reserve Tuesdays and Wednesdays for school groups to come visit.

Standard time slots:9:30 am-11:30am and 12:30pm-2:30pm

Groups of less than 20 may book on a Tuesday/Wednesday for a minimum $100 fee.

*email kaitlynn@exploriumdenton.org if you’d like a different time frame

The Science Lab Experience is an additional experience that is led by a museum educator for an additional dollar per student. The details of the science lab experiences and our availability calendar are both shown below.

** Due to COVID-19, all field trips will be Standard Explore the Museum field trips until further notice.

All students over 5yrs. must wear a mask in the museum. Those that are unable to adhere to this will be asked to come play when our city no longer requires masks.

We are currently limited to 50 people max in the building to adhere to 25% capacity mandate.

Explore the Museum Field Trip

$5per Student
  • Required Teachers and Chaperones: FREE
  • 1:7 teacher to student ratio
  • Extra Chaperons are $5

Explore the Museum + Science Lab Experience

$6per Student
  • Required Teachers and Chaperones: FREE
  • 1:7 teacher to student ratio
  • Extra Chaperons are $5

To book a field trip:

  • Fill out the form under which experience you’d like. Please view the calendar of availability below before selecting a date.
  • Once we receive this form we will contact you to confirm then send you an invoice via our Square Up system- once 50% or minimum of $50 is received you will be put on our calendar.

*Member status is not valid for field trip entry.

*Payment is fully refundable if canceled 14 days before the scheduled field trip. See the full policy in the Guidelines page below.

Field Trip Policy and Guidelines

For more information please call 940.320.5444 or email info@exploriumdenton.org.

Field Trips: Science Lab Experiences

Science Lab Experience

Activity Description

Observations and the 5 Senses Grades Pre-K-2
Students observe various objects and discuss their characteristics, including wiggle bots that are sure to delight children’s senses! Children also have the chance to reach in and make predictions about objects in four mystery boxes
Sink or Float? Grades Pre-K-3
Given a set of materials, students investigate which materials sink or float in water. They collaborate in groups and identify characteristics of objects that allow them to float.
Space Rocks Grades 3-5th grade
What kind of rocks are found in space? Students will build a comet and compare it with other objects in space such as asteroids and meteors.
Flying Machines Grades 2-5th grade
What makes something fly? Students will build their own flying machine out of found materials. Then they will observe what features help it fly.
Robots Grades 2-5th grade
Explore various types of robots, or create your own!

Availability Calendar

Below is our availability calendar. A “busy” means a field trip has already been booked. If it is blank, it means the time slot is still available.

We reserve Tuesdays and Wednesdays for groups with at least 20 students or Special needs groups upon request. Groups of less than 20 may book on a Tuesday/Wednesday for a minimum $100 fee.