Field trips at TCMU offer a unique way for students to discover and learn, through hands-on museum exploration and STEAM based, experiential learning. Field trips at TCMU-Greenville are for 3K to 5th grade students.
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Unlimited free exhibit play and exploration
Opportunity to add enrichment activities (additional fee applies)
Opportunity to bring lunch and eat lunch on site or to purchase food from The TCMU Café
The ratio of students to adults REQUIRED is 5:1. For safety reasons, if this ratio is not met, your group will not be permitted entrance.
All adults are free of charge. We encourage as many chaperones as possible!
Enrichment activities explore STEAM concepts through hands-on and creative applications. If you are interested, a TCMU Staff member will help you decide the best offering for your classroom upon booking.
Discounted rate is based on 2-week advance payment. TCMU reserves the right to cancel any trip if payment is not received by this time.
Upon booking a TCMU field trip, Educators will receive:
TCMU offers a variety of program and lesson options that can be added to your field trip for an additional fee. All enrichment activities explore STEAM concepts through hands-on and creative applications. If you are interested, a TCMU Staff member will help you decide the best offering for your classroom upon booking.
Adults should encourage children to interact with the exhibits respectfully and responsibly. TCMU reserves the right to ask disorderly groups to leave the museum without refunds.
Adults are encouraged to silence their cellphones or use them only when urgent.
Students should practice respectful and responsible play.
Students should be kind to the museum and others.
Students should have on wristbands provided by TCMU staff at all times in the museum.
No food, drinks, candy, or gum are permitted in the museum besides in our café area.
If you have more than 75 individuals in your group, TCMU staff will ask, upon booking, that you split into two (or more) separate groups, with consecutive time slots.
Please plan, prior to booking your trip, how you will split up your group and select the number of individuals for your check-in slots accordingly.
Once parked, the booking teacher should check in at Admissions.
Please arrive on time! Arriving late for your visit may result in your add-on program being shortened or canceled. Refunds will not be given to groups arriving late.
Once the booking teacher has checked in, TCMU staff will greet your group on the bus to speak with chaperones and students about TCMU rules and expectations.
Groups are welcome to bring their own lunches.
Additionally, The TCMU Café has kiosks that offer a variety of sandwiches, salads, snacks and refreshments. Vending machines accept credit cards only.
If you think your group may be eligible for a scholarship, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to booking your trip.
Please be prepared to provide the number of students in your group who receive free and/or reduced lunch.
If you have a student who cannot be photographed, please notify TCMU staff upon arrival.