H/School Field Trips

School Field Trips

The Da Vinci Science Center is passionate about providing fun learning experiences.  Our popular exhibits, hands-on workshops, and live science shows will engage your students as active participants in thinking like scientists and engineers. 

Call 610-841-1875 to plan your field trip or click here to request a reservation online.

Field Trips SOLD OUT at West Allentown location

All field trips are sold out through March 2024 at the West Allentown location. We are not booking field trips past March at this location.

If you are interested in booking a field trip for late spring 2024 at our new Downtown Allentown location, please complete the online request form and our reservations team will get back to you when dates become available to reserve.

School Field Trip Pricing

Sept. 5, 2023-March 30, 2024
Group Admission (1)$10.00
Hands-on Workshop (2)FREE
Live Science Show (2)
Leo's Creativity Studio (3)FREE
Jack-O-Lantern Lane (4)FREE
Curious George: Let's Get Curious! (5)FREE
(1) A school field trip consists of 15 or more students. 
(2) Choose an additional workshop or live science show for $2.50 more per student now through March 30. 
(3) Leo’s Creativity Studio is subject to availability. Ask your reservation specialist for more information.
(4) Jack-O-Lantern Lane is presented Sept. 30-Nov. 5.
(5) Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! is presented Sept. 23-Jan. 7.

Hands-on Workshops

Select a grade-level appropriate workshop and your students can design and build a roller coaster, explore the wonderful world of electricity, or learn all about coding and programming. These experiences make the standards come to life for your students. 

Hands-on WorkshopGrade(s)Availability
Critter CodersPreK-1Sept – March 30
Slime Science2-3Sept – March 30
Shock & Awesome4-5Sept – March 30
Thrill Ride6-8Sept – March 30

Live Science Shows

Professional STEAM educators will captivate your students while presenting a 25-minute live science show tailored to your students’ grade level.

Live Science ShowMonths Available
Shock FactorSept. 5 - Dec. 1
SuperCOOLnessDec. 2 - March 30

Career Connection Days

Students explore the variety of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) related careers and businesses that exist in the region. Students meet STEAM professionals working in a variety of fields and talk to them in a relaxed, informal setting.

Leo’s Creativity Studio

In Leo’s Creativity Studio, the possibilities are as vast as your imagination. Our makerspace experience allows students and teachers to build, create, and experiment. Special themed projects change throughout the year and include: experimenting with circuitry, figuring out the perfect balance between air and materials, and discovering the cause-and-effect relationships between simple objects.

Exhibit Highlights

Da Vinci Science Center exhibits inspire students to be interested in the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by presenting them informally, playfully, and in ways that relate to their popular interests.

Savings and Scholarships

Learn how to save on your field trip or apply for a scholarship from one of several sources by clicking here.

General Field Trip Information

Lunch Options

We offer a free 25-minute reservation in our lunchroom for your group to enjoy one of these lunch options.  All food orders must be purchased in advance through our Reservations Office.  We will place orders and coordinate delivery with the vendors for your scheduled lunch time.  Please note that the Science Center only has vending machines for on-site snack and beverage purchases.

  • Pizza - starting at $15.00 per pizza
    • Large plain or pepperoni pizza
    • Three pizza minimum
    • Gluten-free options available
    • Bottled beverages are available at an additional cost
  • Bring Your Own
    • Bring packed lunches and we will store them for you until your scheduled lunch period

Allergy Issues:  While the Da Vinci Science Center is not an allergy-free space, we will make every effort to accommodate your special need if you notify us in advance.

Gift Shop

To help prevent overcrowding for schools choosing to visit the gift shop, we schedule time for your students to make store purchases.  We will be happy to bag and box up all your purchases and hold on to them until your group is ready to return to school.  You are free to distribute the individually-named bags to students either at the Science Center, while on the bus ride home, or when you return to school.  The store stocks a selection of high-quality books, science activity kits, and other souvenirs.


Please let us know if your group has any special needs when you make your reservation and we will make every effort to accommodate you.




Parking is free.  The main parking lot at the Science Center can accommodate school buses as well as cars for chaperones and teachers.

Helpful Hints for Booking

Please prepare the following information to make the reservation process quick and easy:

  • Arrival date – both your first and second choices
  • Arrival and departure time
  • Attendance numbers for students and adults
  • Grade level(s) of students
  • Workshop and Live Science Show Selection
  • Lunch and Gift Shop plans
  • Group leader’s name, phone number, and email address


Chaperone Policy

  • One free chaperone is recommended for every five students.
  • Chaperones not included in the group reservation will pay regular admission rates.
  • Bus drivers receive free admission.
  • School nurses and paraprofessionals receive free admission.

Membership Policy

  • Named adults may use their membership for admission, with photo ID
  • Students must pay group admission; memberships are not valid for student group admission

Payment Policy

  • A $50 non-refundable deposit is required upon confirmation of your reservation.
  • Purchase orders are accepted in advance only and will not be accepted on the day of your visit.
  • Full payment is required either in advance or upon arrival on the day of your visit.
  • Payments must be made in a single transaction. Group participants may not pay separately.

Changes in Attendance

  • If your group size changes after you make your reservation, please notify us as soon as possible, but no later than 5 pm on the day before your visit.
  • Any additions are subject to availability and are not guaranteed access to workshops, shows, or other programs.
  • No refunds will be given for lower attendance adjustments the day of your visit.  
  • You must have at least 15 students to constitute a group. If your numbers fall below 10 students when you arrive, you are no longer considered a group and will pay regular admission prices.

Rescheduling and Cancellation

  • Please call us immediately if you need to reschedule. We will make every effort to accommodate your request. 
  • If you need to cancel your visit, please contact us at least two weeks in advance. A $25 fee may be assessed for rescheduling.

Make a Reservation

4 Easy Ways to Make a Reservation

  • Online 
  • Call 610-841-1875 Monday through Friday
  • Email groups@nulldavincisciencecenter.org (please include contact information and best time to reach you)
  • Schedule a meeting in advance with a reservations specialist and visit the Science Center