Museum opening hours: Out of an abundance of caution, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature has decided to close temporarily.

201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Booking a Field Trip at The Bishop

Booking a Field Trip at The Bishop

How to book your field trip:

Gather the information you need:

  • Name and address of school or group
  • Contact information, including phone number and email
  • Approximate number of students and chaperones (this can be adjusted as you get closer to your field trip time)
  • Date you wish to attend (we recommend being prepared with an alternate in the event your chosen date is unavailable)
  • Grade level of your students

Add our Education Department email Education@BishopScience.org to your contact list, so you can be sure to receive information from us.

If you have additional questions, please contact us at Education@BishopScience.org or call 941-746-4131 ext. 113.

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General information about field trips

  • Field Trips must be reserved at least two weeks in advance. We recommend booking as early as possible as space is limited.
  • Field Trips are available Tuesday through Friday only.
  • Group rates are available for parties of 15 or more only. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to hold your field trip date.
  • Please note that museum passes and reciprocal memberships are not applicable for group rate admission tickets.
  • One teacher or chaperone is required for every 10 students and will be admitted for FREE! Additional chaperones (we recommend no more than one additional per 10 students) are $10 per person. Chaperones must be over the age of 18.
  • All programs are referenced to the Florida State Standards.
  • As a reminder, Field Trips are limited in scope due to time constraints. Field Trips are not designed to be a comprehensive tour of the entire Museum.

Complete the Field Trip Request Now

Please note: You are submitting a request for a trip date; your trip is not formally booked until you receive confirmation from our Education Department.