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Messiah University will be in session this spring with flexible in-person and remote learning options, health and safety protocols and student care and support. Visit our COVID-19 response website.

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Field Trips

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, MESSIAH UNIVERSITY IS CLOSED TO OFF-CAMPUS GUESTS FOR THE FALL.  

Unfortunately this means the Oakes Museum is closed to the public until further notice. 

We are currently accepting registrations for the spring, but reserve the right to cancel if it is unsafe to reopen. 

 

Field Trips

The Oakes Museum of Natural History tours and supplemental activities will engage your students in a fun-filled learning experience while meeting your educational goals.

Our four-hour field trip includes guided, interactive tours of the African and North American exhibits, two other activities of your choosing, and time for lunch. All actvities are led by museum docents. Minimum of 15 participants. Maximum of 120 participants. 

NEW Lessons for the 2020-2021 School Year! 
See listing below:

View other activity choices based on grade level. 

Field Trip Prices

  • September - February $5.75/student
  • March - August $6.25/student
  • Teachers are free.
  • Chaperones are $6.50.
  • Additional charge of $1.00/student for Bottle Biology activity

Registrations for 2020-2021 school year will be processed mid to late summer. 

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Guidelines and Directions 

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Oakes museum Field Trips instructor teaching children.