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Field Trips to McWane Science Center

McWane Science Center is committed to making each field trip the most worthwhile experience for you and your students. Every one of our programs is aligned with the Alabama Course of Study Standards as well as the National Science Education Standards. Our education specialists are here to help you plan the ultimate science adventure for your class!

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Please complete the request form to begin scheduling your field trip. Afterward, a reservation specialist will send you a confirmation email to confirm your trip. If you have any questions, please email our Reservations department at

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Education Guide

The McWane Education Guide is your one-stop shop for planning science learning adventures! Read about everything McWane Science Center has to offer in science education, exhibits, special programming, and events.

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Educational Scholarship Fund for Field Trips

McWane Science Center’s Educational Scholarship Fund can be used to assist with the cost of field trips and outreach programs. Funds are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis for Title I and other qualifying schools and organizations in Alabama. The scholarship will cover the cost of admission into the Adventure Halls for students, as well as an optional education program (subject to availability).

Educational Scholarship Funds will NOT cover transportation, parking, bus costs, and other McWane Science Center options such as IMAX® films, group lunches, concessions, etc.

To see if your school or organization is eligible, please fill out the scholarship application form and our scholarship administrator or reservation specialist will contact you.

Educator E-Newsletter

Sign up for our educator e-newsletter to receive email updates curated for educators about the latest workshops, exhibits, and happenings at the center!

Questions? Ask Away!

If you have questions about reserving a field trip for your class or need further assistance coordinating outreach, please reach out today!

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