Bring your class, troop, or group and learn through play at
Seattle Children’s Museum.

Preschool – 4th Grade

Independent Explorers:

  • Self-guided exploration of the museum for 2 hours
  • $10 per student, minimum of 10 students
  • 1 chaperone required per 10 kids, required chaperones are free
  • additional chaperones are welcome for $10

Students will be broken into groups with the appropriate number of chaperones to rotate though the exhibit areas.

Field Trip Details:

  • Field Trips must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance
  • Field Trips require a minimum of 10 students, smaller trips can be scheduled but will be required to pay for 10 students.
  • Additional time can be added on to a field trip for an additional charge and must be booked in advance
  • SCM does not allow eating in the museum, ask SCM staff for recommendations on where your group can have their snack while on campus
Add a Play Package Enhancement to your next SCM Field Trip

Add a Play Package Enhancement to Your Next Field Trip

Let SCM educators take the reigns as they lead your students in an engaging and hands-on educational activity through one of our Play Package enhancements. Choose from one of three package options in which your participants will explore science, math, and art concepts meeting a variety of educational standards while creating a physical, take-home item.

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Field Trip FAQs

Q: How Do I Schedule My Field Trip?

A: Please submit an inquiry form and you will receive an email to continue booking. A field trip must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.  

Q: How Do I Pay For My Group's Field Trip?

A: Payment for your field trip is due one week before the field trip date. If group numbers change, please contact us a week before your trip if you numbers have changed since the initial booking. If on the day of your field trip you have a higher headcount than previously provided you will be charged per extra individual. You may pay for additional individuals via an emailed Square invoice or in person at the front desk. If you have a smaller headcount than previously provided, we do not refund you for the difference. 

Q: If My Attending Group Ends Up Being Smaller Than What I Quoted, Will I Be Refunded?

A: No. We do not offer refunds for the field trip once it has been paid in full. If you need to adjust the number in your group, please contact us at least a week before you field trip. 

Q: Can I Cancel My Field Trip?

A: We’re happy to reschedule your field trip for another day that better works for your group. If you need to cancel and no date works for you to reschedule, refunds may only be processed up until a week prior to your originally scheduled field trip date.

Q: Are masks required for my group?

A: Masks are required for your group for everyone ages 3+ if visiting during one of our Mask Up Mornings. These occur from open – Noon on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. If visiting outside of those times, masks are not required.