Educator Trips– Schools, Homeschool Co-op, Scouts, Boys and Girls Club and more

We are proud to offer our best discount to schools of all types. We provide a fun, educational and hands-on experience suitable for children of all ages.

Park Hours

Open Tuesday – Sunday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed: Mondays (except Memorial Day, Labor Day, and the Fourth of July), Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Weather Disclaimer: Please check our Landing Page, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for weather-related closings.

Beginning January 2020, we will shift our hours of operation:
• January and February and August through December, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., closed Tuesday and Wednesday
• March through July, open seven days a week, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Closed days 2020: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Easter

Are you ready to see beyond?

To schedule a field trip, please click here to fill out an online form or call Reservations at 731-885-5455.

Field trip prices:
Student General Admission: $8 per student

One adult will be admitted free for every 10 students
Any additional adults booking with group: $10.95
Chaperones paying at the door without booking with group: $14.95

Principals, administrators, school nurses, and bus drivers: Free
Bus drivers: Stop by our Cafe and have a cup of coffee on us!

Programs (a focused session of instruction and activities led by park staff)
Free pre-scheduled programs
Premium programs: $2 per student (Please call and ask for premium programs.)
Served on a first come first serve basis.

View our 2018-2019 field trip program catalog.

Special attraction and temporary exhibit ticket prices:

Earthquake Simulator: $4.95 per person
The Tower: $4.95 per person

Temporary Exhibit
$4.95 per person

Memberships cannot be used for admission on field trips.

Everyone, students and adults, going to a special attraction or temporary exhibit must have a ticket. All students must be accompanied with at least one adult.

To get the discounted field trip rates, you must:

  • Sign and return a field trip contract
  • Enter Discovery Center as one group
  • Have 10 or more paying students

Field trip lunches
Lunch options are available, and schools visiting on a field trip can bring sack lunches from their school cafeteria.

Student and Adult Lunch: $6 per person

Payments and billing

  • No deposit needed.
  • Single payment required upon arrival.

Are you ready to see beyond?

To schedule a field trip, please click here to fill out an online form or call Reservations at 731-885-5455.