Ohio 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!
Invent Now is a non-profit organization that brings to the world a wide range of programs, places, content and other experiences. Everything we offer is in service of our mission: to celebrate and foster the spirit and practice of invention - the innate human impulse that drives social and economic progress.
Address: 221 South Broadway, Akron, Ohio 44308-1505
Cleveland Museum of Art
The mission of the Cleveland Museum of Art is to fulfill its dual roles as one of the world's most distinguished comprehensive art museums and as one of northeastern Ohio's principle civic and cultural institutions. The museum, established in 1913 "for the benefit of all the people forever," seeks to bring the pleasure and meaning of art to the broadest possible audience in accordance with the highest aesthetic, intellectual and professional standards. Toward this end the museum augments, preserves, exhibits and fosters understanding of the outstanding collections of world art it holds in trust for the public and presents complementary exhibitions and programs. The Cleveland Museum of Art embraces its leadership role in collecting, scholarship, education and community service.
Address: 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is dedicated to creating experiences that foster a sense of wonder, share knowledge, and advocate active involvement with wildlife and wild places. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is proud to offer programs for children and adults, school groups and families. Each year our programs reach over 300,000 people.
Address: 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1399
Great Lakes Science Center
The Great Lakes Science Center is one of America's largest interactive science museums. More than 400 exciting "hands-on" exhibits, breathtaking OMNIMAX films, daily demonstrations and exciting educational programs show visitors the interdependency of science, environment and technology, particularly in the Great Lakes Region.
Address: 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
Cincinnati Art Museum
Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features an unparalleled art collection of more than 60,000 works spanning 6,000 years. In addition to displaying its own broad collection, the Art Museum also hosts several national and international traveling exhibitions each year.
Visitors can enjoy the exhibitions or participate in the Art Museum's wide range of art-related programs, activities and special events. General admission is always free for all, plus Art Museum members receive additional benefits.
Address: 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 639-2995
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Celebrating its 125th year in 2007, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is home to more than 3,000 animals representing 600 species. Top attractions include The RainForest, Northern Trek, Australian Adventure, African Savanna, Waterfowl Lake and the Primate, Cat & Aquatics Building.
Address: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
Playhouse Square Center
Playhouse Square Foundation is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is presenting and producing a wide variety of quality performing arts, advancing arts education and creating a theater district that is a superior location for entertainment, business and housing, thereby strengthening and economics vitality of the region.
Address: 1501 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115
Mission Statement: COSI provides an exciting and informative atmosphere for those of all ages to discover more about our environment, our accomplishments, our heritage, and ourselves. We motivate a desire toward a better understanding of science, industry, health, and history through involvement in exhibits, demonstrations, and a variety of educational activities and experiences. COSI is for the enrichment of the individual and for a more rewarding life on our planet, Earth.
Address: 333 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215