Museum Fieldtrip Program

Museum Fieldtrip Program

The Museum's Fieldtrip Programs take guests on a musical exploration of the people, historical events and innovations that influenced music making and musical instruments. Led by a trained facilitator, students embark on creative thinking adventure through the instruments on display, sound and video clips, and an interactive activity. Field trips are open to students of all ages and tours are customized based upon grade level or group need.

Current Offerings

K-12 Fieldtrip Program
K-12 MusicVentures Fieldtrip

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The MusicVentures Fieldtrip takes students on a musical exploration of the people, historical events and innovations that influenced music making and musical instruments. Led by a trained facilitator, students embark on creative thinking adventure through the instruments on display, sound and video clips, and a variety of group and interactive activities.


Scout Fieldtrip
Scout Fieldtrip

Throughout the museum, scouts will learn about the history of American popular music and become familiar with the different instruments as well as important events and people in the history of making music. In conjunction with the tour, scouts earn a special badge and fulfill a number of requirements towards earning their respective music-related badges.


Title One MusicVentures Fieldtrip
Title One MusicVentures Fieldtrip

The Museum is committed to reaching students from low-income areas who may not be receiving music education in the classroom. The Title One Fieldtrip program reaches schools that serve these students. This initiative, for third grade classes from qualifying Title One designated schools, provides field trips through the Museum at no charge.  Does my school qualify?


Preschool MusicVentures Fieldtrip
Preschool MusicVentures Fieldtrip

Designed for children ages 3 to 5, preschool fieldtrips provide an interactive exploration of the Museum of Making Music. Children will discover instruments like the cello, saxophone, ukulele, piano and more! Tours feature a story time, a group drum circle and a special take-home surprise!