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The 30 Best Field Trips for Connecticut Students

A school tour at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum.

A school tour at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum.

One of the best parts of a new school year is anticipating the most popular activity — the field trips! Looking for some adventure this school year? Here are a great assortment of field trip options throughout the school year. For students, this adventure is seen as a fun day out of the classroom — no math, reading or spelling to contend with. In reality, field trips are probably the most important educational supplement to their entire school year. But, don’t tell the kids — learning is actually fun!

Fairfield County

Animal Embassy

Audubon Center of Greenwich

Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Discovery Museum & Planetarium

Fairview Tree Farm

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Stepping Stones Museum for Children


Hartford County

Brown’s Harvest

The Children’s Museum

The Claypen

Connecticut Historical Society

The Connecticut Science Center

Flamig Farm

Launch Trampoline Park

New England Air Museum

Noah Webster House


New Haven County

Curious Creatures

Bishop’s Orchards

The Energize Connecticut Center

Knights of Columbus Museum

The Shore Line Trolley Museum

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History


Middlesex County

Bushy Hill Nature Center

Connecticut River Museum


New London County

Florence Griswold Museum

Garde Arts Center


Litchfield County

The Institute of American Indian Studies


Out of State

Battleship Cove

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Providence Children’s Museum

WCS – Bronx Zoo


Interested in being a part of this list of outstanding field trips for 2017-2018? Give us a call at 203-483-1700 or email Joel.MacClaren@ctparent.com.

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