Museum Field Trips

Using our natural history displays, interactive discussions, and hands-on activities, MNHC naturalists provide a guided program for your group.

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Schedule your visit!  Call 406.327.0405 or fill out our online form.

Museum Field Trip Locations:

Days offered:
Tuesday – Friday, based on naturalist availability.  Limited availability during our busy field months of May & October.  Please contact us well in advance to secure your preferred date and time!

Times offered:
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fee (price includes admission to MNHC):
$45 per group, up to 20 students; $55 per group, 21 to 30 students (discounts for teachers in MNHC’s Teacher Benefits Program!)

Museum on the Go Fee:
$55 per group, up to 20 students; $65 per group, 21 to 30 students (discounts for teachers in MNHC’s Teacher Benefits Program!).
First 20 miles of travel from MNHC included in price; travel beyond 20 miles will be charged a fee of $0.55 per mile.

Available Age Ranges:
All


NEW!! Click Here for more information about our field trip curriculum, including alignment to NGSS standards.

Available Topics at MNHC:

Lewis and Clark: Being Naturalists
Outrageous Owls
Animals in Winter
Bird Beak Bonanza
Skull Detectives
Or request your own topic!

Available Topics at the Fort Missoula Native Plant Garden:
Lewis and Clark: Being Naturalists
What’s That I Hear?: Exploring Bird Calls and Nature Sounds
Service Learning
Or request your own topic!

Programs can also take place at a location of your choosing through our Museum on the Go! program.

Schools are responsible for their own transportation and must be accompanied by at least one teacher from school. We request at least one chaperone for every eight students. MNHC reserves the right to cancel or shorten any Museum Field Trip if the group arrives late. Museum Field Trips should be booked at least three weeks in advance to ensure an open date.

Fill out our online request form, or, to learn more, call 406.327.0405.