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School Field Trips

In-person school field trips are available for grades K-12.

We offer two different engaging learning experiences for students in grades K-12. Depending on the needs of your group, you can schedule a self-guided visit or a guided interpretive experience led by a Museum Educator.

Self-Guided Visit Option:

  • Overview by a Volunteer Museum Ambassador
  • Students receive a scavenger hunt customized by grade level
  • Groups typically spend 1.5-2 hours exploring the Museum and Memorial Grove
  • Scheduled Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $6 per person (adults and children); Free for Veterans, Active Duty and Gold Star Family members
  • Free parking in the Museum lot for busses and motorcoaches

Guided, Interpretive Experience:

  • Deep dive into the Museum’s core exhibition space led by a Museum Educator
  • Teacher works with a Museum Educator to select an educational program that provides a hands-on learning opportunity during the visit
  • Groups spend two hours in the Museum with time for students to explore on their own.
  • Scheduled Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $6 per person (adults and children); Free for Veterans, Active Duty and Gold Star Family members. $50 for groups of 30 or fewer; $100 for groups of 31-60 people; Group programming for groups of 60+ will be handled on an individual basis.

Each visit is customized to the grade level of the group, with a variety of interpretive experiences that can extend classroom learning in the following areas:

  • Social Studies
  • American History
  • American Government
  • Civics

Follow the link below to learn more and schedule your visit to the home of the brave!

Virtual school field trips are available for grades K-12.

Our Education Team offers a live, walking tour of the Museum led by a Museum Educator. This experience is best suited for grades 4-12 and includes highlights of the core exhibition with built-in breaks for student questions. 

Cost: $100
Duration: 60 minutes
No limit to the number of attendees

Each visit is customized to the grade level of the group, and can extend classroom learning in the following areas:

  • Social Studies
  • American History
  • American Government
  • Civics

Follow the link below to learn more and schedule your virtual visit to the home of the brave!

For questions about in-person or virtual school field trips, please contact us at education@nationalvmm.org.

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