Fan that spark of curiosity into a passion for learning!

field trips

Students and teachers alike will get hands-on with science and ask, “I wonder why?” when they explore the engaging exhibits in ExplorationWorks!

Our staff scientists and educators weave the Montana and Next Generation Science Standards into our lessons and exhibits, making this field trip experience an extension of classroom learning. Come explore with us!

Transportation Funds Available

ExplorationWorks is pleased to offer transportation stipends for field trips to the science center. These stipends are available to qualifying schools, to cover travel on the day of their field trip. Limited stipends are available, up to $200 per awardee. Any transportation costs over this amount will be the responsibility of the awardee. For more information, and to apply, click here.

Attention Montana School District Employees!
We are offering FREE admission through the end of the 2018-2019 school year for any employee of a Montana School District. The offer is good for the school district employee only, and a valid district ID is required.


Tour experience: $3/student

Our basic field trip includes an introduction to our current exhibit, with a brief demonstration followed by a self-guided exploration of the science center. To further engage with the exhibits, students can complete challenges and become science detectives!


demo experience: $5/student

Our intermediate level field trip includes a fun, engaging science demonstration highlighted by the exhibit. We also provide an orientation of the exhibits before students explore the museum.


Laboratory experience: $8/student

Looking for an interactive, hands-on activity for your students? In our premium field trip experience, our educators lead students in an experiment that engages their minds and senses! Following the lab experience, students are free to explore the exhibits. 


Book your field trip today!

Paige Terhune, Visitor Services Manager
406.457.1800 ext. 1
paiget@explorationworks.org