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Bring your class, group or summer camp to Bronx Children's Museum.
(Field trips are currently available through Spring 2023 to groups with pre-existing 2022-2023 program relationships.)
Bronx Children’s Museum offers hands-on, inquiry-based arts and science programs at the Museum's facility that align to the Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and/or the Blueprint for the Arts Curriculum. All programs at the Museum facility are led by experienced Museum Educators and include rotation through 2-3 activities, including free exploration in one or more of our exhibit areas and an interactive art or science activity in our Studio Classroom, The Wonder Room. Limited programming is also available for Special Education students or bilingual students.
Register for a guided program or open play sessions. Teachers receive both pre- and post- visit activities to prepare for the field trip.
Please note that all organized groups must provide proof of field trip insurance, signed permission slips, and a signed agreement in order to come to the Museum.
A full menu of offerings is listed below.
To request a visit with us, complete the Field Trip Inquiry Form .
Field Trip Offerings at Bronx Children's Museum
Sink or Float - STEAM
Will it sink or will it float? Pre-K children explore the concepts of buoyancy and density through a read-aloud, close looking at an artwork, open play in the Waterways exhibit, and scientific experimentation.
Animal Families - STEAM
How do baby animals keep safe? This interactive program for Pre-K children explores the concepts of animal families through a read-aloud, open play in the Woods exhibit, and an art activity in the Wonder Room.
My Bronx Neighborhood - ARTS
Pre-K children learn more about their community by exploring Bronx neighborhoods through a read-aloud, close looking at artworks, open play in the Block exhibit, and art-making in the Wonder Room.
Everyone Can Dance - ARTS
Bring your dancing shoes! Pre-K children practice their dance moves through a read-aloud, exploration of musical instruments, and play time with our interactive exhibit.
Catch A Rainbow - STEAM
Everyone loves a rainbow, but do you know where they come from? Kindergarten children explore how rainbows are formed through a read-aloud, open play in the Waterways area, and a scientific experiment in the Wonder Room.
Animal Homes - STEAM
Who lives where and why? Kindergarten children explore baby animals and their habitats through a read-aloud, open play in the Woods area, a live animal encounter, and a habitat building activity in the Wonder Room.
Casitas in My Community - ARTS
What’s a casita and where can you find them? Kindergarten children explore the history of casitas and their connection to community gardens through a read-aloud, open play in the Block area, and an art activity in the Wonder Room.
Party Animals - ARTS
A hip-hopping panda? A flamingo ballerina? Kindergarten children design their own animal avatars based on the Museum’s interactive dance exhibit, BronxTopia, and then learn Bronx dance moves in the Cloud.
1st - 3rd Grades
Water Connects Us All - STEAM
All people, plants, and animals need water to live. Older children explore their personal relationship to water through a read-aloud, open play in the Waterways exhibit, examination of an artwork, and an art making activity in the Wonder Room.
Creature Features - STEAM
Every animal is perfectly adapted to live in its environment. Older children learn about specific Bronx animal adaptations through open play in the Woods, a live animal presentation, and a Create-a-Creature art-making activity in the Wonder Room.
ABC Artists - ARTS
Calling all emerging artists! Older children explore the Museum’s Arts Builds Community collection through a tour, open play in the Block exhibit, video presentation in the Cloud, and an art making activity in the Wonder Room.
Dance, Dance, Evolution - ARTS
Did you know the Bronx is the home of Hip Hop? Older children explore the history of dance in the Bronx, create their own musical instruments, and play in the interactive Cloud exhibit.