Museum will be closed: Fri Mar 1, Sat Mar 2, Sun Mar 3, in support of our Grown Up Play Date VEGAS, BABY! Fundraiser.


Field Trips at Akron Children’s Museum

Welcome to a world of discovery at Akron Children's Museum! Immerse your students in an exciting field trip experience designed to spark curiosity and learning. Akron Children's Museum is not just a destination; it's a dynamic learning environment where children can learn the way they know best– through PLAY! 

 

Pricing and Reservations*

  • Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays the museum is open to the public from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm and can accommodate group visits of up to 50 guests (including adults and children). 

    • The cost is $6 per person.

  • Mondays and Tuesdays the museum is closed to the public and offers a 2-hour private field trip experience.

    • Minimum fee of $350, which includes admission for up to 50 guests. 

    • The cost for each additional guest is $7 per person.

*Dates are available on a first-come, first-served basis and require a $50 non-refundable deposit to hold the date and time. Your deposit will go toward the total cost of admission, with the remaining balance due at the time of the visit.

 

Discovery Add-On

  • Add on a hands-on Discovery Workshop. Enhance your field trip or outreach experience with a hands-on activity led by ACM staff, starting at just $4 per student. All workshops are specifically designed to support Ohio’s Learning Standards in science, math, literacy and social studies. 

 

Book Your Experience 

Save time by creating a reservation using our Field Trip Request Form.

  • Please access our Field Trip Request Form to begin the reservation process.

  • A member of our staff will confirm the visit details with you directly. 

  • Please include the following information with your reservation:

    • Full contact information

    • School name and grade level

    • Preferred visit date

    • Number of students and chaperones

    • If you need time to eat lunch

    • If you’d like to add a Discovery Experience

Book early! Availability is limited, so book now to avoid crowds and ensure you’re able to select your preferred date and programming.

Please contact Kat Dunlap (education [at] akronkids.org) for more information and to schedule your visit! 

 

 

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Groups

ACM welcomes groups of 12 or more individuals to the museum at a discounted group rate. Current ACM members visiting with groups will not be charged the group rate. For example, a group of 15 people with 5 ACM members will be charged $60 for 10 people at $6/person.

When planning your visit, please note the following:

  • To receive a discounted group rate, please reserve your visit at least one (1) week in advance. Groups of 20 or more must reserve two (2) weeks in advance for ACM staff scheduling purposes.

  • Group rate is $6 per person for any guest 12 months and older.

  • One (1) chaperone is required for every four (6) children in a group.

  • Wristbands will be provided for all members of your group, and will be ready for you to pick up at admission. Please have your group meet in the Lock 3 Commons area where you will be greeted by an ACM staff member.

  • No food or drinks are permitted in the museum. Tables and seating are available in the Lock 3 common area.

Questions? Please contact Kat Dunlap (education [at] akronkids.org) for more information.

View our full group policy