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Kentucky Museum - Field Trips

School Field Trips

Guided field trips through museum exhibits with hands-on activities and art workshops are exciting ways for school students to explore history, culture and art. To schedule a field trip please use the Reservation Request Form or  contact Christy Spurlock, 270-745-2594 to arrange a field trip for your specific needs. Field trips may include two or three of the following.


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Felts Log House                                              

Students will explore life in south-central Kentucky 200 years ago. Activities include candle rolling, frontier clothes closet, historical toys, schooling, and more.                                                                       More Information


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A Star in Each Flag: Conflict in Kentucky

Explore Civil War history in Kentucky! Hands-on activities include our Civil War clothes closet.                                                          More Information


Children in Duncan Hined Exhibit

Recommended by Duncan Hines

Learn about the life and work of Bowling Green native, Duncan Hines. Find out how he became a "name brand" icon and pioneer in the world of packaged food.                                                                             View Commercial

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Art Workshops

A variety of art workshops are available to add to your field trip itinerary. Hands-on art workshops are an additional $1.50 per student.

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Instruments of American Excellence

A collection of the original instruments by which Americans have achieved extraordinary success.                                              More Information


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Day @ WKU

Start with a tour of Kentucky Museum exhibits, have lunch on campus, finish with a walking guided tour of the beautiful campus of Western Kentucky University. More Information

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 Last Modified 5/22/15