Info for Teachers

Find important information about your trip, including arrival procedures, policies, lunch arrangements, payment, behavior policies and accessibility.

Directions for School Trips

We have a special drop-off location for our school groups right on Chestnut Street. Click the button below for detailed directions to that drop-off point and our bus parking lot, with additional information for bus drivers.

Museums Maps


Financial Assistance

Field Trip Support Fund
The Springfield Museums Docent Council created the Springfield Museums Field Trip Support Fund to provide meaningful learning opportunities for students through field trip experiences at the Springfield Museums.

Download this form to learn more about the program and apply for a grant to support your next school trip to the Museums!

Big Yellow School Bus Grant
All K-12 schools in Massachusetts are eligible for a $250 grant to be used during the 2019-2020 school year. For more information and to apply, visit

Target Field Trip Grants
Target stores award Target Field Trip™ grants to K-12 schools nationwide. Applications accepted through October 1, 2019. For more information and to apply, visit