North Carolina 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!
Our Discovery Halls and The Charlotte Observer IMAX® Dome Theatre offer something fun and educational for everyone in the family!
Address: 301 North Tryon Pl., Charlotte,
Phone: (704) 372-6261
Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Exceptional opportunities for families and visitors of all ages to see the region's rocks and minerals, hills and rivers, plants and animals with fresh wonder.
Address: 1500 East Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: (704) 866-6900
The Children's Museum of Wilmington
The Children's Museum of Wilmington celebrates the joys of childhood by providing magical and playful experiences for children of all ages. The Museum serves children ages 1-8 and their adult company. Our goal is for all our visitors to learn amazing things about themselves and the world where we live, through informal, playful hands-on and child-directed experiences. In our warm and inviting environment, children and the adults who bring them find ample opportunities to explore and better understand the arts, sciences, culture and more, through engaging exhibits and programs.
Address: 116 Orange St, Wilmington, NC 28401
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
The Children's Museum of Winston-Salem creates a compelling destination for our community to play and learn by experiencing literature, storytelling and the arts.
Address: 390 South Liberty St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
The Children's Playhouse
Our mission is to provide children from birth to age eight with an enriching, educational play environment while at the same time offering their parents and caregivers friendly support in the important job of raising children.
Address: 400 Tracy Circle, Boone, NC 28607
Address: 104 North Chestnut Street, Lumberton, NC 28358
Fascinate-U Children's Museum
Fascinate-U is a place where children can explore their world the way they learn best-through creative role-playing, manipulation, and interaction with each other and the objects around them.
Address: 116 Green Street, Fayetteville, NC 28302
Greensboro Children's Museum
The Greensboro Children's Museum is a hands-on, interactive, and educational play place for children ages 0-10 years and their families. Visitors learn while they play, touch, explore and discover in a variety of "Our Town" exhibits that have been created to stimulate children's imagination and to provide rich play experiences.
Address: 220 North Church Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
Hands On! A Child's Gallery
Hands On! offers an affordable, educational and fun way to spend the day with your children, grandchildren, and students ages 1 - 10. This is a safe gathering place where kids can be kids while learning is nurtured. Field trips, special events, and birthday parties are welcome.
Address: 318 N. Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792
Address: 300 East Seventh St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Iredell Museums is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve, promote and provide learning experiences in culture, heritage, science and the arts. The organization is the product of the 2004 merger of the Iredell Museum of Arts and Heritage and the Children's Museum of Iredell County that is bringing together art and artifacts of American heritage, evocative stories of Colonial life in Iredell County, local and unique art, and hands-on children's exhibits to create a new model for museum attractions in the region. Iredell Museums envisions becoming a regional center of creative exploration, teaching and inspiring a community of learners through interactive exhibits, collections, innovative programs and living history.
Address: 1613 East Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28687 (Children's Museum)
KidSenses Children's InterACTIVE Museum
At KidSenses Children's InterACTIVE Museum, our exhibits and special workshops stimulate the imagination and educate the mind, children and adults experience hands-on fun as they play, learn and create together in this exciting environment.
Address: 172 N. Main St, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Kidzu Children's Museum
Kidzu's mission is to inspire children and the adults in their lives to learn through play. Kidzu's vision for the future is to become one of the best community children's museums in the country and, through partnerships with local educational and cultural institutions, an innovator in museum-based education for children.
Address: 105 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Marbles Kid Museum
Marbles Kids Museum inspires imagination, discovery and learning through extraordinary adventures in play and larger-than-life IMAX experiences.
Address: 201 East Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Museum of Life and Science
Our mission is to create a place of lifelong learning where people, from young child to senior citizen, embrace science as a way of knowing about themselves, their community, and their world.
Address: 433 Murray Ave, Durham, NC 27704