Plan Your Field Trip
Looking for a learning experience that is hands-on, inspires curiosity and is irresistibly fun? Time for a field trip to the Building for Kids! We have specially designed exhibits, classes and events that empower children and energize communities. Discover how a trip to the BFK can enhance your curriculum.
Field trip admission – $5 per child (minimum of 15 students)
Includes access to all exhibits and activities. Field trips are for groups of 15 or more, and for children who attend public and private schools, childcare agencies, licensed daycares, or are affiliated with established civic or home-school organizations. Memberships and discounts are not applicable to field trip admission.
Discovery Class – $3 per student (minimum of 15 students per class)
Add a Discovery Class to your visit. Classes are 30-minutes or 45- minutes, and encourage learning through the use of demonstrations, group interaction and hands-on activities. Check out our list of classes to find one that fits with your curriculum! They align with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction curriculum standards and the Next Generation of Science Standards.
Classes are scheduled Tuesday through Friday at 9:30 am, 10:30 am or 1:00 pm. Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your class time. Groups of more than 24 students will be divided to provide a better learning experience (with the exception of Magnificent Matter).
Lunch break reservation (25 minutes at 11:30 am or 12:00 pm)
Free with field trip reservation. Space is limited and requests will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis. Maximum of 150 people per time slot.
Groups that schedule to arrive after 12:30 pm will receive $1 off admission per child.
Ready to book? You can get started online with our reservation form.
Thank you to our field trip grant sponsor!
Have questions? Check out our FAQ or send us an email!