Field Trip FAQs
School (per student):
$6 admission/$5 additional per program
DCPS Title 1 (per student):
$5 admission/$4 additional per program
Virtual Field Trip (per student):
$4 per program
Senior Citizen Group (per person)
Teachers are admitted at no cost and chaperones are offered admission at the student price.
Programs are available for booking at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and noon, and are booked based on availability.
Yes; at least 15 people must be in your group.
Virtual Field Trip FAQs
Our virtual field trips are approximately 30 – 45 minutes with time built in for a Q&A portion at the end of the program. Programs are able to be presented back to back with a few minutes break in between.
Our virtual programs are conducted through Zoom and require a tech test at least 24 hours prior to the start of your program. MOSH educators will work with you to set this up.
Our Zoom can handle up to 1,000 people, but with more than 200, it gets difficult for interaction and Q&A portions.
Our programs are $4 per student, per program, with a minimum of $60 (or 15 students for one program).
We will send the program Zoom link to you, the teacher/contact). You will then be responsible for making sure each of your registrants has the link and password. During the program, you will be made co-host and will be able to monitor students and allow them entry to the program.
Virtual trips must be booked no later than 2 weeks prior to your desired program date.
No later than 24 hours before your program.
Balance is due no later than 7 days after your virtual trip. We accept checks and credit cards.
Education Information, Policies, and General Information
Arrival time should be at least 15 minutes prior to your first scheduled program. Scheduled programs will not be available for groups that arrive more than 10 minutes after their scheduled start time.
The maximum number of people allowed in the classrooms cannot be exceeded. Please ask the Education Programs Coordinator about maximum classroom capacity when making a reservation. Teachers are responsible for making sure this number is not exceeded on the day of your scheduled visit. Please have a final count of students, teachers, and chaperones upon arrival.
MOSH may combine groups of similar grade levels from different schools into the same program.
MOSH cannot be held responsible for buses being late or failing to show. Groups will be charged for scheduled programs that are missed.
The Museum does not have indoor or covered lunch facilities. However, there are picnic areas directly adjacent to MOSH in Friendship Fountain Park and along the Riverwalk. These areas are available on a first come, first served basis. Please plan accordingly for inclement weather.
All students, regardless of grade/age, must stay with a chaperone at all times. Classes that are disorderly will be asked to leave without a refund.