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Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago celebrates top ranking

Museum of Science and Industry
The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) is celebrating the 10th consecutive year as the No. 1 field trip destination among Chicago museums. According to Museums in...

Discover 400 years of Pacific maritime history

The world’s oldest active sailing ship, Star of India, can be visited at the Maritime Museum of San Diego — also home to historic...

Online group tours reveal National World War I Museum and Memorial

National WWI Museum and Memorial
Located in Kansas City, Missouri, the National WWI Museum and Memorial is dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring...

Fields of Fire Adventure Park boosts self-esteem

Fields of Fire Adventure Park
Set on 50 acres of rugged Connecticut woodlands, Fields of Fire Adventure Park pushes students to new heights and, possibly, outside of their comfort zones. “We’ve...

Reach new heights at One World Observatory

One World Observatory view
A student trip to Lower Manhattan is elevated, literally, with a stop at One World Observatory, which is positioned on top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere: One World Trade Center.

Connect virtually with The Cleveland Orchestra

Cleveland Orchestra
Like cultural organizations around the world, The Cleveland Orchestra has adjusted its programming because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s uncertain when students will be able...

U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum looks to engage students with upcoming...

It was only in late July that the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum (USOPM) opened to the public, yet the new Colorado Springs attraction...

Students become inventors at Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention kept learning going throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; the Gainesville, Florida, museum offered — and still is offering...

Fort Ticonderoga is the definition of destination education

Fort Ticonderoga
Set on 2,000 acres in rural northern New York, Fort Ticonderoga is a major cultural destination, with student group offerings as plentiful as its...

Lincoln’s Indiana boyhood home inspires youth

Lincoln boyhood
Youth groups can explore sites dedicated to Abraham Lincoln’s 14 years in Indiana in Spencer County. Although Lincoln was born in Kentucky and established...