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Field Trip Request Form

Field Trip Request Form

Thank you for your interest in visiting the Exploratorium with your Field Trip group. Please complete the following form. You’ll be contacted by the reservation staff to finalize the details of your visit.

Please let us know if your school is designated Title l. Subject to availability, Title I schools may receive free admission for school field trips. Please ask about this program when you make your reservation. This program is sponsored by PG&E.

For all non-Title I schools, a deposit of $50 is required at the time of booking to secure your reservation date and time. This deposit will be applied to your total amount due, which must be paid in full on or prior to arrival. Payment may be made by credit card or check. Deposits are nonrefundable if a reservation is canceled less than two weeks before the reserved arrival date.

Please note: We do not accept Field Trip reservations on Exploratorium Free Days or Mondays.

General Information
Information about Your Visit
Field Trips at the Exploratorium’s new home on Pier 15 begin in October. Please select a date after October 1, 2013.
We require that you bring a minimum of one chaperone, admitted free, for every ten youths or children. Please keep in mind that, for the duration of your visit, the chaperones are responsible for the behavior of the students they are accompanying. Although the museum is self-guided, it is a good idea for chaperones to stay with their students, as teacher and chaperone involvement can greatly improve the students’ experiences.
** The Drop-off zone for buses is located on the Embarcadero in front of Pier 17, just north of the Exploratorium. Space is limited! In order to accommodate all our guests arriving by bus, we ask that you adhere to your scheduled arrival/departure times. Please call (415) 528-4420 and let us know if you will be arriving past your scheduled arrival time.