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Self Guided Field Trips
NHMU offers self-guided field trips based on national and state standards, and are designed for grades K-12.
Please submit your request at least two weeks prior to the time of your visit. Submitting a request does not guarantee a reservation. You will receive a confirmation by email when your reservation is finalized. Request a Self-Guided Field trip Reservation Online Now
School Group Pricing
With advance reservations, Utah Public and Charter Schools qualify for a sponsored Self-guided Visit.
Sponsored School Group Pricing:
- Teachers - FREE
- Chaperones - FREE
- Students - FREE
Private schools and schools from outside the state of Utah qualify for the discounted Unsponsored School Group Pricing with advance reservations.
Unsponsored School Group Pricing:
- Teachers - $7.00
- Chaperones - $7.00
- Students - $4.00
Clubs, after-school programs, child-care, pre-school and adult programs can make group reservations with visitor services.
School Group Frequently Asked Questions:
Is the Museum aligned to the State Core Curriculum? Yes, click here to see how the Museum aligns to your science or social studies core.
Is the Museum free for school groups? Through generous support from the Utah State Office of Education and generous community donors, the Museum is able to offer free admission to 40,000 Utah Public and Charter School students for each school year plus their required adult chaperones. This free admission is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
What if there are not any free admissions available when I make my reservation? Your school visit will qualify for the School Group Pricing, which offers a $2.00 discount to everyone in your group. This discount is available for K-12 school groups with advance reservations and valid only during regular school hours.
What if I’m part of a club, after school or extended day program, child-care or summer camp and want to make a reservation? Your groups will need to make a group reservation with NHMU visitor services. More About Group Reservations
What if my school is younger or older than grades K-12? Preschools, Adult Programs, Universities and other groups can make a group reservation with NHMU visitor services. More About Group Reservations
How does the School Group Pricing discount work?
- The discount is available for K-12 school groups with advance reservations and valid only during regular school hours.
- The discount cannot be combined with any other offers or coupons.
- School groups who arrive at the Museum without advance reservations are not eligible for any discounted pricing.
How far in advance do I need to request a reservation? You need to submit your request at least two weeks prior to your visit in order for you to receive your confirmation and properly prepare your students and chaperones to visit the Museum.
How do I request a self-guided field trip reservation for my school group? Request a Self-Guided Field trip Reservation Online Now
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