Field Trips

All forms must be submitted a minimum of 2 weeks before your anticipated field trip. Once submitted, please allow 1 week for processing and confirmation email. For current field trip availibility, please call 417-862-9910 ext. 713

Download our 2017-2018 Education Guide to learn about all things scholarships, field trips, outreach, distance learning and more!

Scheduling a field trip is easy!

  1. Once you have taken a look at the reservation form, call to make a tentative reservation with your date and time on our calender. All reservation forms must be submitted two weeks prior to anticipated field trip date. At this time, you should also ask questions about In House field trip programs, the HighWire Bike, and adding lunch to your schedule.
  2. Once your date and time have been established, fill out and send in the completed reservation form! Fax your reservation form to 417-862-6898 OR email You may also mail your completed reservation form to Discovery Center, 438 E St. Louis St, Springfield, MO 65806. 

Important tips to remember

  • There is an additional fee per student for a field trip program. Fees vary depending on the program selected and are listed alongside program topics.
  • Fees for the lunchroom and the High Wire Bike are outlined on the reservation form. 
  • You must pay in full for your field trip when you arrive.


The ChromoZone Gallery is open during the following hours:

Summer (Late May – Early Aug)


Monday – Saturday


Fall/Winter (Late Aug- Late Feb)


Thursday & Thursday

10am - 12pm

Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday

10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm



Spring (Early March – Early May)


Tuesday - Saturday

10am - 12pm, 2pm – 4pm


2pm - 4pm