Minnesota Educational Excursions
Afford your child the best chance to learn by taking field trips to different locations that encourage learning and curiosity. The locations listed below are wonderful tools in reinforcing the ideas taught in the classroom while having fun!
One of the largest caves in the Midwest. 60-foot waterfall, naturally sculptured passages, ancient fossils, and stalactite and stalagmite formations. Educational video presentation and gemstone mining packages available. Niagara cave is a constant 48 degrees year around, so a light jacket or sweatshirt is suggested.
Phone: (507) 886-6606; (800) 837-6606
LaCrosse. Unleash your student's imaginations with an educational and entertaining field trip to the Children's Museum in downtown La Crasse, WI. Two-hour field trips are scheduled between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm, Tuesdays through Fridays. The field trip costs $3.50 per child. Field trip groups must be preregistered to receive discount rate.
Phone: (608) 784-2652
Duluth Children's Museum
The Duluth Children's Museum has served the upper Midwest nearly 80 years. It is the fifth oldest children's museum in the nation. Started in a school classroom by Mable Wing, it served the mission of the organization through a general collection. Moving from a school building to the A. M. Chisholm family home on Second Street and now to shared space in Duluth's Depot, the museum has been true to its origin.
Address: 506 W Michigan St, Duluth, MN 55802
Minnesota Children's Museum
Minnesota Children's Museum is dedicated to providing children with a fun, hands-on and stimulating environment to explore and discover. The Museum helps to instill a life-long love of learning by nuturing the real-world skills children need to become engaged citizens in the future.
Address: 10 West Seventh St, St Paul, MN 55102
Headwaters Science Center
Headwaters Science Center's mission is to provide intellectual stimulation and enjoyment for all children and adults in its northern Minnesota service area with scientific and technological interactive displays, exhibits, and programs currently unavailable in the region. The center will work with northern school representatives to assure that exhibits and programs will enhance and supplement formal educational offerings.
Address: 413 Beltrami Ave, Bemidji, MN 56601
Science Museum of Minnesota
Our mission is to turn on the science: realizing the potential of policy makers, educators, and individuals to achieve full civic and economic participation in the world.
Address: 120 W. Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55102
The Works: A Technology Discovery Center
Bring your family and enjoy unique exhibits that are designed to delight visitors ages 5 to 12, demystify technology and inspire interest in the way things work.
Address: 5701 Normandale Rd, Edina, MN 55424