Field Trips

Plan a Field Trip

The Peoria Riverfront Museum encourages students, pre-k to university level, to experience hands-on art, science, history, and achievement.

Your Field Trip Experience

Your students will have the opportunity to see engaging exhibitions and Dome Planetarium shows, view educational films on the Giant Screen Theater, and participate in educational workshops.

Pre-K
Little learners have the opportunity to learn at Peoria Riverfront Museum through guided tours, Dome Planetarium shows, and their own Discovery Worlds exhibit.
Click here to learn about Pre-K workshops.
Click here to download the Pre-K flyer here!

Elementary School
Students will experience a unique learning environment through our self-guided gallery tours, educational workshops, Dome Planetarium shows, and educational Giant Screen Theater films.
Click here to see our exhibition guides!

Middle School through High School
Enrich students’ understanding of science, art, history, and achievement through specially designed planetarium shows, science based workshops, self-guided gallery tours, and educational Giant Screen Theater shows.
Click here to see our workshops!

School Group Admission
The admission rates are $5.50 for the first option, $3.00 for each additional option.
Options include: 5 Galleries, 1 educational film in the Giant Screen Theater, 1 Planetarium show, and 1 educational workshop.

Want to preview the Riverfront Museum prior to your visit? Click here to learn more!

We extend school rates to homeschoolers, scouts, and summer camps.

  •  1 chaperone per 5 students receives free admission; all additional chaperones pay the student rate
  •  Please make reservations 2 weeks in advance
  •  Date, time, and number of students must be confirmed 5 days prior to your reservation date (note: your group will be charged this confirmed number even if fewer people show up on your reserved date; groups bringing more than the confirmed number will be charged for additional visitors)
  •  No-shows and cancellations less than 48 hours before the reservation will be assessed 50% of the confirmed amount
  • Admission with the Museums for All program is not valid for school group tours.
  • Museum memberships are void with field trip and group pricing. 

Looking for grant opportunities? Try the Target Field Trip Grant for teachers! - click here to learn more

School Group Reservation (pdf), click here.

FAQ for School Groups (pdf), click here

Educator Pass (pdf), click here.

Require transportation? Check out the museum's bus

Getting Ready for Your Field Trip 

After Your Field Trip
Please fill out the teacher evaluation form and mail, fax, or email the form back to: 
Tours and Reservations Coordinator
222 SW Washington St.
Peoria, IL 61602
Fax: 309-863-3054

For field trip questions please email hplacko@peoriariverfrontmuseum.org

Need Adult Group reservations? Please click here.