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Field Trip Experience
Permanent Exhibit Halls
With 11 state-of-the-art permanent exhibit halls to explore, there’s no shortage of amaze-your-brain moments waiting to spark student interest in STEM subjects and careers.
Our lab-based programs are TEKS-aligned and available both at the Museum and on your campus.
Traveling exhibitions at the Perot Museum offer even more specialized learning experiences for your students. For an additional fee, you and your students can include a world-class traveling exhibition as part of your field trip.
Origins: Fossils From The Cradle Of Humankind
October 21, 2019-March 22, 2020
Journey to South Africa where you’ll explore two groundbreaking discoveries — Australopithecus sediba and Homo naledi. Each discovery lends game-changing insights into our understanding of human evolution. Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close with these authentic specimens. Uncover traits we share and traits that make us different. Along the way, you’ll encounter stories from the scientists of these expeditions and questions that inspire paleoanthropologists in the field that will help you reflect on what it means to be human.
The Science Behind Pixar
April 27-September 7, 2020
Learn about the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films, from Toy Story to Incredibles 2. This exhibition offers an unparalleled view of the production pipeline and concepts used at Pixar every day. Participate in fun hands-on activities, listen to firsthand accounts from members of the studios’ production teams, and even come face-to-face with re-creations of your favorite Pixar film characters, including Buzz Lightyear, Dory, Mike and Sulley, Edna Mode, and WALL•E!
Produced by Museum of Science, Boston. Locally presented by Highland Capital Management. Locally sponsored by Texas Instruments.
The Science Behind Pixar was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston, in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. © Disney/Pixar. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.
Add a whole new dimension to your field trip with a totally immersive 3D film experience. From the moment your students open their eyes to the digital clarity of The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience, they're also opening their minds to some of the most fascinating topics that science and nature have to offer.
Pricing, Tips, and Policies
Be sure to review our policies and tips to ensure you and your students have a thorough and successful Museum experience.
- Payment, Cancellation and Refund Policy
- Teacher Admission
- Before Your Field Trip
- On Field Trip Day
- Museum Expectations
Box Lunches and Souvenir Kits
Order Box Lunches
The Museum Café offers a variety of box lunches to suit the needs of your group. A minimum of 10 box lunches must be ordered.
NOTE: Pre-ordered box lunches from the Café require a separate check payable to Wolfgang Puck. All Box Lunches must be ordered and paid for prior to your field trip date.
Order School Souvenir Kits
Students can now enjoy a fun reminder of their trip to the Perot Museum with a Museum Shop school souvenir kit. There are two differently priced kit options available for purchase.
NOTE: Preordered souvenir kits require a separate check payable to Event Networks. All kits must be ordered and paid for prior to your field trip date.
Kits Coming Soon!
Perot Museum offers financial assistance to qualifying schools for Museum field trips, educational programming, On Your Campus programs, and Family Science Nights.