Kentucky Museum - Field Trips
Special Field Trip Packages
are for Groups 15 - 50
Visit the Kentucky Museum! Field trips reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance and are filled on a first come, first served basis.Words in red are linked for more information.
In addition to the permanent collections on display, the 1815 Felts Log House, Civil
War Exhibit, Duncan Hines, and the Quilt and textile gallery, the Museum features
new and changing exhibitions. Current Exhibits Upcoming Exhibits
Please have your students view this short Museum Rules Video.
Easy Print Information Sheets
Each of these sheets has helpful parking and Museum information
For Groups 15-50*
*15 is the minimum number eligible for these packages. 50 is the maximum number eligible for these packages
Special Field Trip Packages
Group Size 15 - 50 Reservations Required
A. The Kentucky Museum Education Department offers four special field trip packages (see
below). Teachers should request a specific package, date and time at least two weeks
in advance. Click here for reservation request. Reservations are taken on a first come, first serve basis.
You will receive an email reply within 24 business hours. Special Field Trips are
offered on most Tuesdays and Thursdays September through the first week of May,following the University Calendar.
Schools present check, cash, school purchase order, or credit card upon arrival. Please make checks payable to: Kentucky Museum, Attention: Christy Spurlock, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #11092, Bowling Green, KY 42101
The Museum's chaperone ratio is one free chaperone/teacher/adult for every 10 students. Any adults in excess of this ratio will be charged $5.00.
- The chaperone along with the teacher must remain with the class at all times and is responsible for the discipline and conduct of the group. The minimum of 1 to 10 adults ratio is mandatory for admittance to the museum.
- Please instruct students prior to visit of proper museum conduct:
Do not touch unless given permission to touch
Do not cross any exhibit barriers
Do not talk while Museum docent is talking
No food or drink in exhibits
Flash photography is prohibited in some exhibits
- An individual or group will receive one warning. Further rule violation and goup or individual will be escorted to front desk, and admission will be refunded. Staff must ensure the safety of the exhibits and artifacts.
Special Field Trip Packages (Group Size 15-50):
B. *15 is the minimum number eligible for these packages. 50 is the maximum number eligible for these packages
Students explore early Kentucky life visiting the 1815 Felts Log House and experience frontier school, cooking, and clothing.
Students will be guided through the Star in Both Flags: Conflict in Kentucky exhibit, learn about early medicine and dress in Civil War clothing.
Education Staff Guided Field Trip Request Form
Civil War Exhibit
Felts House hearth cooking
U S Bank Celebration of the Arts