The UL Lafayette Science Museum offers field trips Wednesday through Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. Most groups spend about 1.5 – 2 hours at the museum. We are also open to the public at this time. If you have questions regarding field trips, please send us a message.
Who can book a field trip?
Groups of 15 or more are eligible to receive a group field trip rate. One group payment of cash or check is required to receive reduced admission rates. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.
What is the cost?
- Youth ages 3-18: $5
- PreK through Grade 5: 1 complimentary chaperone or teacher for every 5 students
- Grade 6 through Grade 12: 1 complimentary chaperone or teacher for every 10 students
- All additional Adults: $3 each
What is included?
Each field trip includes access to all exhibits and a 30-minunte planetarium show. Each show is restricted to 80 people. Groups larger than 80 can book additional shows. Book early to be sure we can accommodate your group. The museum also provides a lunch space if needed.
How is payment made?
One group payment of cash or check is required to receive reduced admission rates. Your full payment is due upon arrival on the day of your field trip. We will be send you an invoice a week before your field trip for the number of students, teachers, and chaperones that you provided. Changes to the reservation numbers cannot be changed after the invoice is sent and refunds will not be given.
Please be on time.
Although we understand things happen, arriving after your scheduled time might affect your trip itinerary. We will try to accommodate you, but you may not be able to attend the planetarium show.
Ready to schedule your field trip?
Please fill out the Request Form below. Once we receive your request, we will contact you to finalize your itinerary. Please keep in mind the earlier a request is received, the better the chance is the desired dates can be accommodated.