Museum In-Person and Virtual Field Trip Programs

Museum In-Person and Virtual Field Trip Programs

The Museum's In-Person and Virtual Field Trip Programs take guests on a musical exploration of the people, historical events and innovations that influenced music making and musical instruments. Led by a trained facilitator, students embark on creative thinking adventure through the instruments on display, sound and video clips, and an interactive activity. Field trips are open to students of all ages and tours are customized based upon grade level or group need.

Current Offerings

Virtual Field Trip
Virtual Field Trip

You’re invited on a musical journey through the Museum of Making Music! Designed for grades 1-5, the MoMM Virtual Field Trip program includes a tour of the Museum galleries as well as three separate STEAM units.  Customize your experience by picking the units that work best for your classroom.  We recommend pairing the Virtual Gallery Tour with one to two of the STEAM Units.


K-12 Fieldtrip Program
K-12 MusicVentures Field Trip

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The MusicVentures Field Trip takes students on a musical exploration of the people, historical events and innovations that influenced music making and musical instruments. Led by a trained facilitator, students embark on creative thinking adventure through the instruments on display, sound and video clips, and a variety of group and interactive activities.


Scout Field Trip
Scout Field Trip

Throughout the museum, scouts will learn about the history of American popular music and become familiar with the different instruments as well as important events and people in the history of making music. In conjunction with the tour, scouts earn a special badge and fulfill a number of requirements towards earning their respective music-related badges.


Title One Field Trip
Title One Field Trip

The Museum is committed to reaching students from low-income areas who may not be receiving music education in the classroom. The Title One Field Trip program reaches schools that serve these students. This initiative, for 1st through 5th grade classes from qualifying Title One designated schools, provides field trips through the Museum at no charge.  Does my school qualify?


Preschool MusicVentures Field Trip
Preschool MusicVentures Field Trip

Designed for children ages 3 to 5, preschool field trips provide an interactive exploration of the Museum of Making Music. Children will discover instruments like the cello, saxophone, ukulele, piano and more! Tours feature a story time, a group drum circle and a special take-home surprise!