Field Trips

Make us your next Field Trip destination!

Field Trips

Are you searching for a field trip destination that's educational and lots of fun? We invite you to visit Hands On! Children's Museum! Our exhibits and special programs stimulate the imagination and educate the mind by focusing on science, technology, engineering, math, art, literacy, and culture. 

Group Admission

  • A group consists of a minimum of twelve (12) or more paying visitors who have made a reservation in advance to Hands On! All groups are required to have one (1) adult chaperone for every five (5) children.
  • Hands On! is pleased to offer a special group admission rates. The rates below only apply to groups who have scheduled a field trip at-least one (1) week in advance. 


Regular Field Trip: Museum Exploration 

Children............................$4 +tax

Adult Chaperones..........FREE

Extra Adults.....................$4 +tax


Focused Field Trip: Museum Exploration + Program 

Children............................$7 +tax

Adult Chaperones...........FREE

Extra Adults.....................$4 +tax

*programs last between 30 - 45 minutes. 


Lunches:

Our Party Room is available to use as a lunch location for your group. The cost is $50 per hour to rent the space.  Because of limited space, we can only accomodate a maximum of fifteen (15) children at a time.  


Ready to Book Your Field Trip?

Call our reservations office at 828.697.8333 ext. 224. You can also request a field trip reservation by using our online form or by sending an e-mail to info@handsonwnc.org. 


  • A field trip to Hands On! typically lasts between 1.5 - 2 hours. 


  • Field Trips may be scheduled at the museum Tuesday through Friday between 10am - 4pm.


  • If you have a large group (50 or more children) we recommend splitting up and coming over the course of two (2) days, or we may be able to accommodate large visits on Mondays by special appointment during our busiest seasons.