Field Trip Information


Are you looking for a new and exciting field trip experience? Click here to make a field trip reservation!

You also may contact the Education Department at (405) 325-1008, or e-mail us at We recommend that reservations are made at least two weeks in advance of your planned visit.

Discovery Room sessions and educational programs are available beginning the day after Labor Day and ending the third week of May.

Hours for School Groups

Monday–Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

School Group Admission

School groups receive a discounted admission rate when reservations are made in advance with the museum education department. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays. School groups scheduling a general visit without programs will not be charged admission on Free First Mondays.

School Group Admission Fees



PreK - Kindergarten Free
Grades 1-12 $2.00

Adult chaperones

Required ratio

PreK - Grade 5 1 adult per 5 students
Grades 6 - 12 1 adult per 10 students

Additional adults


Adults above required ratio      $4.00


Required adult chaperones receive free admission to the museum in exchange for their active supervision of all students. A ratio of one chaperone per five students is required, grades PreK though 6; a ratio of one chaperone per 10 students is required for grades 7 through 12. Additional adults in excess of these ratios receive a discounted admission price of $4 each and can pay upon arrival.

Cancellation Policy

Should you need to cancel any part of your reservation, please call the Education Department at (405) 325-1008 as soon as possible.

Lunch Options

Outdoor tables are available on the museum grounds where school groups may eat sack lunches. Please bring group lunches in plastic totes: corrugated cardboard is a pest hazard and cannot be brought into the museum.

The Redbud Café, located inside the museum, can provide box lunches for groups that order at least five days in advance. To make arrangements for box lunches, call (405) 325-1131.

Reaves Park, about one-half mile east of the museum, is a great space for lunch. The park has play equipment and picnic tables.

The Jacobson House Native Art Center offers indoor seating for groups of fewer than 40 who have sack lunches. Contact Jacobson House at (405) 366-1667.

Couch Restaurants on the OU campus is available for groups willing to purchase lunch. For more information call (405) 325-5185 or visit

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