If a fully planned and guided day sounds like a dream come true, let our Field Trip Adventures do the work by maximizing your fun with activities designed to align with Colorado Academic Standards.  Choose from one of the preplanned, 3.5 hour experiences, and we will provide you with a detailed itinerary. Price: $235 per program of up to 32 students and 4 chaperones. Offered Monday-Friday, September-May.

Do you qualify for a scholarship? Scholarships can help pay for bus fuel and access into Planetarium and temporary exhibits. Learn more at https://www.dmns.org/learn/scholarships/.

A Field Trip Adventure includes a facilitated program, exhibit exploration, and lunch break. Details regarding times and locations can be found in a customized itinerary included in your confirmation email. Reservations are required at least 21 days in advance. 

Heart Lab

Grades 3 - 5

Field Trip Adventures

Now accepting bookings for programs!

Explore the human body and the parts and function of the circulatory system using hands-on investigations and small-group dissections of real sheep hearts. 

Lung Lab

Grades 3 - 5

Field Trip Adventures

Now accepting bookings for programs!

Explore the human body and the parts and function of the respiratory system using hands-on investigations and small-group dissections of real sheep lungs.

The Bear Necessities

Grades PreK - 1

Field Trip Adventures

Now accepting bookings for programs!

In this facilitated studio program, your students will be immersed in a Colorado habitat as they become black bears and search for food, water, and shelter. Also, explore the Bears & Sea Mammals diorama halls using an exhibit guide that is designed to connect your class with the exhibition and learn through play in the Discovery Zone.

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Dinosaur Detectives

Grades PreK - 1

Field Trip Adventures

Now accepting bookings for programs!

Become a paleontologist in this studio program. Your students will uncover clues from the past in order to imagine what it was like when Colorado’s state dinosaur, Stegosaurus, roamed the land.

UnEarth Colorado

Grades 2 - 5

Field Trip Adventures

Now accepting bookings for programs!

Dig up Colorado’s prehistoric past! Use real prehistoric evidence found in fossil analysis to become a junior paleontologist. This immersive experience allows students to interact with authentic prehistoric specimens and gather clues from ancient plants and animals.

Amazing Animal Adaptations

Grades 2 - 5

Field Trip Adventures

Now accepting bookings for programs!

In this fun, interactive adventure, your students will use a keepsake trading card game to explore how animals use specialized senses and parts of their body to adapt to their environment.  This adventure includes investigation time in the Wildlife Halls and adaptation bingo throughout the Museum.

 

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Unraveling Mummies: Modern Technology, Dissection, and Ancient Egypt

Grades 6 - 8

Field Trip Adventures

Now accepting bookings for programs!

In our Unraveling Mummies Field Trip Adventure, students use CT imaging and dissections of a real sheep heart to dig into the culture, anatomy, and mummification & burial practices exercised by ancient Egyptians.

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The customized itinerary contains details of your entire field trip from arrival to departure. The only fixed times are program start times.

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