The Museum is a “must-visit” educational destination, year after year. Our field trips come complete with the following:

  • Museum educator assigned to your class
  • Three exhibit explorations (or 2 exhibit visits + interactive workshop)
  • Morning or afternoon experiences

Fee: $11 per student. Minimum number of students per class is 10 children; maximum is 25.

Guided Field Trip Options

LICM educator showing a group of children a live bearded dragon.

Play & Wonder

Nursery School - Kindergarten

The educational value of play is immeasurable. Young children will naturally play in, and respond to, our developmentally appropriate galleries. Children, together with their chaperones, are invited to experience the benefits of tactile, socio-dramatic and scientific play. Request trip now.

Exhibits: TotSpot, Sandy Island, Sound Showers

Workshop: "Animal Adventures"–children explore and learn about our natural world through close up animal encounters.

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$11 per student

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Explore & More

Kindergarten - Grade 5

Children will be immersed in learning through hands-on experiences and use critical thinking skills to solve problems found in everyday life. Using newly acquired skills of inquiry, creativity and collaboration, students will explore multi-sensory experiences that extend classroom learning. Request trip now.

Exhibits: Bubbles, Broken? Fit it!, Pattern Studio, Comings & Goings

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$11 per student

Children experimenting with the similar and different kinds of foods animals eat in our Feasts for Beasts exhibit.

STEM to STEAM

Grades 1 - 6

Working together children will examine how science, technology, engineering, math AND art combine to shape our natural world and built environment. Through active learning, students are encouraged to make predictions and discover the answers to questions using hands-on experiences. Request trip now.

Exhibits: Tool Box, KEVA®, Feasts for Beasts, Communication Station 

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$11 per student

Five children creating a building structure with KEVA planks.

Mapping Your World

Grades 2 - 4

Children dig deep to take a closer look at the science of cartography (map-making). Students will explore geography in two hands-on exhibits and learn the tricks of the mapping trade, including cardinal direction points and graphing. Using this information, students will create a treasure map in an interactive workshop. Request trip now.

Exhibits: Communication Station, KEVA®

Workshop: "Treasure Maps!"– students will discover the meaning and function of the basic communication tools every map uses, then work together to create a treasure map to help the teacher find the hidden treasure in a learning studio. 

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$11 per student

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Other Options

LICM4all tours are available to meet the needs of children with neurodivergences or limited mobility in self-contained classes. These tours provide flexibility and accommodations to create a comfortable and welcoming environment for your students.

Special Needs tours are available for inclusion classes. If accommodations are needed, please let us know in advance when completing your field trip reservation form.

Live Theater Trips move classroom curriculum from page to stage at LICM.

Tip:  All Long Island Children’s Museum school visits may be paid with Nassau County BOCES Arts in Education and Suffolk County BOCES funds.  LICM is also an approved vendor with the New York City Board of Education.