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Washington Field Trips with Kids

Art

Fred Oldfield Western Heritage Center
Field Trips offer a creative art experience as well as state history! Each student will have the opportunity to create a piece of art to take home with them as well as tour the Native American collection of arrowheads, baskets, artifacts and more! This museum and art center is home to famous artist Fred Oldfield and depicts life during the early 1900’s in the northwest with the interior of a pioneer cabin, general store, livery stable and a chuck wagon. Field Trips run 1-2 hours. See the website for more information or call 253-752-9708. Art classes and camps offered year round.

History Museums

Job Carr Cabin Museum
Enjoy Ray Egan, prominent local actor and historian, as he presents the heartwarming story of George Washington Bush through the eyes of Ezra Meeker, Sunday, February 8. 2350 North 30th, in Old Town Park, Tacoma, WA. 253-627-5405.

Washington State History Museum
Fascination and FUN come together! People of all ages can explore and be entertained in an environment where characters from Washington’s past speak about their lives. 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, WA, 253-272-3500.

Industry & Technology

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
On the Boeing flight line, visitors will see airplanes in various stages of flight test and manufacture for airline customers around the world. Located 25 miles north of Seattle in Everett, Wash. For reservations, call local 425-438-8100 or toll free 1-800-464-1476 – for reservations and information, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time). You can also make reservations online.

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

Natural Settings

OrcaSong Farm
The mission of OrcaSong  Farm began with the idea to create a sustainable organic farm that could demonstrate how farming, healthy food and protecting the environment was essential to our success and survival as a species. To create a botanical destination and community education center for both visitors and locals of Orcas Island. A place where all can discover the joys of healthy living, being outdoors, growing food, protecting the earth and connecting with others. We planted an acre of lavender, then began to distill our lavender harvest into hydrosols and lavender oils. After getting our lavender process down we began to expand to other botanical’s and hemp. Now we have a large meandering garden, our own line of botanical products expanding from salves to teas and oils. We sell these products and other local creations in our farm store. To expand we have also opened up the farm to campers, and Airbnb guests, as well as workshops. Our mission still remains at the center of what we do here at OrcaSong Farm: to create a destination where people can learn, connect, and become inspired by the magic of our island. A place to enjoy the wonders of being outdoors, eating healthy food, connecting with others and taking care of the earth.

Washington State Parks
You’re a click away from all you’ll need to plan a visit to one ­ or all of Washington’s splendid state parks. From sandy coastal beaches and sheltered Puget Sound islands to sun-baked lakes and lava flows east of the Cascade Mountains.

Whatcom County Parks and Recreation
We offer a wide range of activities for the whole family. Challenging and creative leisure opportunities are available through our park facilities, classes, special events, trails, nature centers, museums and historical sites.

Science Museums

Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, and Technology (CREHST)
This facility features a variety of two- and three-dimensional exhibits and displays. Visitors will be entertained with interactive, hands-on displays and activities. 95 Lee Boulevard (street address), P.O. Box 1890 Richland, WA 99352, (509) 943-9000

Pacific Science Center
Exhibit admission includes more than six acres of hands-on exhibits, planetarium shows and demonstrations.. 200 2nd Ave. North, Seattle, (206) 443-2001

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