Museum opening hours: 10am to 4pm Wednesday through Saturday with entry times at 10-11am, 11am-noon, noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm (Last entry at 3pm) | Noon to 5pm on Sunday with entry times at noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm and 3-4pm (Last entry at 4pm) | Closed on Monday and Tuesday

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 to your contact list, so you can be sure to receive information from us.

If you have additional questions, please contact us at 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.