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Field Trips

MAP Field trips are great for schools, recreational organizations, scouts, or summer camps. We also book adult groups for a facilitated tours of the museum, wetlands and featured exhibitions.


- Standard All-Access Field Trip (2 Hours)

- Discovery Room: 45-minute hands-on, interactive, authentic science exploration

- Exhibition Hall: 45-minute guided tour of current exhibition with a science educator

- Current Exhibition: Modern Dinosaurs

- Upcoming Featured Exhibitions:

Outnumbered: Incredible Lives of Insects, Endangered World, Permian Beasts

- Educator’s Guides

MAP Educator Guides contain relevant and helpful content for teaching in the classroom before, during, and after field trip activities. All guides contain connections to State Standards.

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Optional Add-Ons – No Extra Cost:

In addition to the MAP’s Featured Exhibitions, we have many experiences that may be included with Field Trips:

- Great Hall Scavenger Hunt (20 minutes) 

- Wetlands Trail (20 minutes)

- In Search of the Higgs boson (20 minutes)

- Paleo Kansas City (20 minutes)

Optional Add-Ons – Additional Cost:

Extend your visit by adding on one of our special Day of Fun packages at AMC Prairiefire 17 Theater or Pinstripes! G rated and educational movies are available in the mornings and afternoons. Bowling at Pinstripes makes for a great team-building activity. All-inclusive packages available. 

- Movie at AMC Prairiefire Movie Theater

- Bowling or Bocce at Pinstripes


$5.00 per student plus sales tax

1 complimentary chaperone for every 10 students

Additional chaperones $5.00 plus sales tax

Inquire about additional prices or all-inclusive packages for Movies and Bowling


School Group Criteria

• Part of an educational group (schools, scouts, 4-H, summer camp)

• Minimum of 20 students with a 1:10 chaperone: student ratio  

• Field trips must be arranged in advance

• Down payment for half the anticipated tickets to place reservation

• Friends + Family Membership privileges do not extend to the field trip program

• Field trips are offered Monday – Friday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Full refunds will be issued when notice is provided 30 days in advance.  Cancellations less than 30 days before the field trip will be given a full credit in the name of the reservation holder for a field trip within six months of original field trip date. No partial refunds.

Contact Tim Shaban for more information at education@visitthemap.org or call (913) 333-3551