FIELD TRIPS

Greenville

PLANNING A FIELD TRIP?

Field Trips are currently available for booking! For questions regarding bookings please fill out the request form and a TCMU staff member will be in touch with you shortly. 

FIELD TRIP PRICING

*Rates below are discounted and based on 30-day advance payment.
Preschool & Kindergarten Only 2 Hours Only $6 each
Any Age Unlimited Exploration $8 each
Any Age Add a Program $2 each
Required Adult Meet the 1:5 ratio FREE
Additional Adult for 2 Hour Visit Above the 1:5 ratio $6 each
Additional Adult for Unlimited Visits Above the 1:5 ratio $8 each
  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    • Schools are listed on the SC Dept of Education Poverty index greater than 50% may be eligible to receive a needs based field trip while funds last.
    • Schools receiving scholarships must book between September and February.
    • The scholarship application is available on the date request form for schools who indicate that they meet the eligibility requirements.
  • LUNCH OPTIONS

    • If your group would like to eat lunch before, during or after your field trip, the TCMU Café is available for large groups. There are snack and drink vending machines only. Please let TCMU know upon booking if you would like to use the TCMU Café. 
    • The museum does not have staff members specifically responsible for handling or facilitating lunches in the Café space. Please be respectful of our space and clean up all trash and wipe down eating areas.  
    • Groups are also welcome to eat on Heritage Green outside of the Museum. You are responsible for the storage of your lunches for outdoor picnic options. Please remember to bring trash bags to clean up your lunches after picnicking on the lawn. 

PAYMENTS AND CANCELLATION:

  • Payments must be made 30 days prior to visit (check or credit card). Payments must be made 30 days in advance to receive quoted admission pricing (check or credit card). If unable to pay 30 days in advance, full admission rates will apply.
  • No refunds are given for students unable to attend.
  • If school is cancelled on the day of your visit, you may reschedule your visit within the same school year.

ADULT AND STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • One adult for every five students is required. Adults include teachers, teacher’s aides, parents, etc.
  • Schools will not be allowed into the museum until the 1:5 ratio is met
  • Adults are responsible for the behavior of all students during school visits.
  • Students must stay with an adult at all times.
  • No food, drinks, candy, or gum are permitted in the museum.
  • Adults are encouraged to silence their cellphones or use them only when urgent.
  • We reserve the right to ask disorderly groups to leave the building without refunds.

ARRIVAL, DEPARTURE, AND PARKING:

  • Only the booking teacher will check in the school at Admissions.
  • Students should have on wristbands and be waiting on the bus for a TCMU program guide to board bus and give instructions for visit.
  • Buses will drop off and pick up students in the bus lane in front of TCMU.
  • Buses should pull as far forward as possible to accommodate all buses.
  • The front lane is for bus drop off and pick up only. No buses will be allowed to stay in front of the museum.
  • Personal vehicles may park in the Heritage Green Parking deck located behind Heritage Green. It is a city parking deck with a maximum fee of $4.00 per day.
  • Arrive on time. Arriving late to your visit may result in a shortened or cancelled program to be determined by the Director of Programming. Refunds will not be given to groups arriving late.

MEMBERSHIPS / PASSES:

  • Memberships do not apply for STUDENT admission on field trips.
  • ADULTS who have a membership at TCMU will be allowed into the museum without paying admission.

THE MORE TO EXPLORE STORE:

  • Take some of the fun home! Arts & crafts, puzzles, games, tee shirts books and more are available at our museum store for children and adults.
  • Adults chaperones receive a store discount of 10% on the day of their field trip.

PHOTO RELEASE:

  • TCMU reserves the right to photograph or video visitors.
  • It is the responsibility of the teacher to notify TCMU staff upon arrival of any student who CANNOT be photographed.

GREENVILLE

HOURS of OPERATION
TUESDAY - FRIDAY 11AM-4PM
SATURDAY - SUNDAY 10AM-5PM
Closed Mondays

Spartanburg

HOURS of OPERATION
TUESDAY - SATURDAY 9AM-1PM