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Arkansas Field Trips with Kids

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Arkansas Homeschoolers’ Field Trip And Event Guide
This is a Facebook group for Arkansas Homeschoolers to list events, and invite others to join group field trips to help parents and kids get involved in community functions, meet new friends, and take advantage of group discounts.

Arkansas State Parks
We are probably the most-used “non-traditional classroom” in Arkansas.

Astronomy & Space

UALR Planetarium
The Planetarium is available for field trips for all ages. We currently have five shows from which to choose, appropriate for any group. Home School groups are welcome.
(501) 569-3277

Children’s Theatre

Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre
Dedicated to the creation and presentation of high-quality adaptations and original plays for young people and their families.
9th & Commerce / MacArthur Park
Little Rock, AK
(501) 372-4000

Arkansas Repertory Theatre
A good place to see Shakespeare! 601 Main Street in historic downtown Little Rock on the corner of 6th and Main streets.
(501) 378-0405 or toll free at (866) 684-3737

Discovery Centers

Art and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
Current programming consists of: collections and exhibitions; performing arts; education; hands-on kids science exhibits, special events and fundraising.
701 South Main Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 536-3375

Museum of Discovery
Both museum and its site renovated. Interactive map on site. Member of the Arkansas Discovery Network.
500 E. Markham
Little Rock, AK
(501) 396-7050

Heritage

Arkansas State University Museum
Wide range: natural history, archaeology, history, and research library. Closed on Mondays and University Holidays.
320 University Loop West Circle
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2074


Ozark Folk Center State Park
America’s only facility that works at preserving the Ozark heritage and presenting it in such an entertaining way. Tap your toes to mountain music. See blacksmithing, pottery making and over 18 other pioneer skills and crafts.

History

Parkin Archeological State Park
Many scholars believe it is the Native American village of Casqui, visited by the expedition of Hernando de Soto in the summer of 1541.

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park
Located just thirty minutes from downtown Little Rock in the midst of the Arkansas River Valley farmlands. This traditional Woodland to Mississippian site was occupied from approximately A.D. 700-950.

Industry & Commerce

Factory Tours in Arkansas
Visit and learn about the industries that make our state great. Members may submit reviews of their favorite field trips.

Natural History

Rockhounding Arkansas
If you are a beginner or an accomplished mineralogist, you’ll want to read through the stories and information presented here for the enjoyment of this fascinating hobby.

Things to do in Hot Springs National Park
Great hikes. Places to bathe in hot springs.


Science Museums

Mid-America Science Museum
There’s always something new at the Museum! An ever-changing venue of traveling exhibits through the year offers unique hands-on experiences or blockbuster attractions.
500 Mid America Blvd.
Hot Springs, AR 71913
501-767-3461
Toll-free 800-632-0583


Theme Parks

Magic Springs Education in Motion program
Magic Springs will challenge students to think about such things as energy, angles, slopes, simple machines, mathematical reasoning, historical influences, and creative writing. Concerts.
1701 E. Grand Ave.
Hot Springs, AR 71901
(501) 624-0100

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