Field Trips

Field Trips can either be at the museum, virtual, or we can come to your classroom to lead a lesson!


In-Person Field Trips to EUREKA!

District 51 Schools*: Free of Charge
Non-District 51 groups: $6 student admission OR $9 student admission + classroom activity (Group minimum of 11 students)

  • Field trips are generally booked in two-hour slots.
  • The visit may include an interactive 1 hour classroom lab activity and 1 hour of exploration in our hands-on exhibit hall.
  • Large groups (above 30) are typically split into two groups, and while one half receives the presentation, the other explores the exhibits. We are able to accommodate groups of up to 120 students. We look forward to seeing you!
  • There is no charge for chaperones.


EUREKA! comes to your school

District 51 Schools*: Free of Charge
Non-District 51 groups: Rates are dependent on travel time. Please contact clee@eurekasciencemuseum.org or 970-254-1626.

To support with KnowAtom, EUREKA! staff can come to your classroom and run KnowAtom labs and investigations. Please select this option in the request form and provide which unit and lesson you would like taught.


Virtual Field Trip Rates


District 51 Schools*: Free of Charge
Non-District 51 groups: $100

  • Customized virtual field trips include a 45 minute virtual lesson focused on a topic of choice through Google Meets or Zoom


Bus Parking
Buses may drop students off at Eureka! but will need to park off-site. A good location is Lincoln Park. Please see the map for more details.

Bus and Visitor Parking Map


Additional Notes

*Includes Career Center, Grand River Academy, Summit School, and Valley School West.

*Excludes Independence Academy, Juniper Ridge, and Mesa Valley Community.

Schools within the Gunnison River Basin qualify for a discounted rate. Please mention this in your field trip request. Bus funds may also be available by contacting friendsofyouthandnature@gmail.com .

Booking

The best way to start the reservation process is the Request a Field trip button below. For more specific questions call 970-248-2126 to speak with a staff member.


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End of Year Celebration Field Trip

Want to celebrate the end of the school year with your class but aren't able to travel or attend an overnight trip? Join EUREKA! for an exciting day long local field trip celebration! Our staff will meet your students at the school, and provide transportation to on off-site outdoor location. Lunch will be provided.

$65/Students

Free for 5th grade classes from D51 Title I schools

  • Rock Climbing Through Sandstone: Students will travel to the Lunch Loops area and learn to rock climb while investigating the local geology. All gear will be provided. (Max group size of 12, Grades 5-12th)
  • Canyoneering Through Canyons: Students will travel to Rough Canyon and explore the local geology as we scramble and rappel. All gear will be provided. (Max group size of 12, Grades 5-12th)
  • Ecology hike through Devil's Kitchen: Students will travel to the Devils Kitchen just outside the national monument and learn about predator-prey relationships. We'll also enjoy some engaging group games and a pizza party lunch! (Max group size of 24, Grades 3-5th)
  • Adventure Race: Students will travel to an outdoor space to apply their science knowledge as they compete as teams through science games. (Max group size of 24, Grades 3-5th)

These offerings are available to book on Tuesdays and Thursdays, between March 30-May 6th. Spots are limited, so reserve now!