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Field Trips

Self-Guided Visit

Pre-K – 12th Grade
Conduct your own self-guided visit any time of year and discover the unique evolution and biodiversity of Southern California and the peninsula of Baja California. Topics to explore with your group include geology, paleontology, evolution, and ecology. Use our free Exhibition Educator Guides to complement your museum visit. Teachers may preview general admission exhibitions for free with valid identification.

Fee: $12 per student
Group size: 10 student minimum
Chaperones: We require a specific chaperone ratio dependent on grade level (includes teachers). Pre-K - 1st is a 1:5 ratio, 2nd - 8th is a 1:8 ratio, and 9th - 12th is 1:12 ratio. Required chaperones receive free general admission. Additional chaperones are $15 per person.

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Workshops and Tours

The Nat offers educator-led workshops and guided exhibit tours. Click on any grade level to see what we offer.

Are you a Title 1 School?

Museum Access Funds are available for qualified Title I schools to help support Field Trips and Classes at Your School. For availability, contact the Education Department at