Seasonal Field Trips
Civil War Field Trip
A truly special Civil War experience. Stations will be staffed by costumed docents. Students will engage in hands-on activities while Civil War medicine, practicing handwriting of the period, learning to dance, and even conversing with Jose Underwood, as she recounts life in Civil War Bowling Green. Field trips are from 9 AM to11 AM. Cost is $5.00 per student. Complete online form and submit. A conformation e-mail will be sent within one business day.
Art Palooza Field Trip
The Museum is filled with art during the month of March. Students explore two shows
featuring over 400 pieces of art work. The US Bank Exhibit showcases work by professional
and amateur artists. VSA Side by Side exhibits collaborative work of children and
professional artists. After viewing both exhibits, artist Lynne Ferguson guides students
to complete a study of one work in the Museum galleries. Field trips are from 9 AM
to 11 AM. Cost is $5.00 per student. Complete online form and submit. A confirmation e-mail will be send in one business
Consider a Day at WKU Field Trip. Students will be taken on a guided walking tour of WKU's campus by Kentucky Museum Staff, eat lunch on campus and then tour a variety of Kentucky Museum exhibits.
Early American, Early Kentucky Field Trip
In April 2013, fifth grade teachers referred to Early America, Early KY as, " A wonderful review for testing!" EAEK provides an engaging, informative, hands-on experience for 5th Graders. Four different learning stations through out the museum highlight life from 1750 to 1850. Stations are Colonial America/Primary Sources, Early Kentucky Life, KY Native Americans, and Life for African Americans. Each station is run by a costumed docent, with several varied activities. EAEK field trips are from 8:45 to 11:30. Cost is $5.00 per student. Complete online form and submit. A confirmation e-mail will be sent in one business day. One minute video.Dates and online request.
November and December 2015
Christmas Themed Field Trips
Our Christmas themed field trips are very popular and the dates usually fill up. Be sure to reserve your school's holiday fun early.
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