The OMNI sound system has 50 speakers, driven by 8 amplifiers that produce over 24,000 watts of sound through 6 channels and a giant sub-bass stack to give the audience that “you are there” feeling.
Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. We have an action packed year in store for you and your students.
You won’t want to miss out! School Program Planner 2014-2015 - PDF
We are committed to bringing powerful first-hand experiences that will challenge your students and enhance and support your curriculum.
There is something for everyone at the Museum, from our exhibitions to Innovation Studios and Gallery, The Fort Worth Children’s Museum Gallery, Noble Planetarium and the Omni Theater. The Cattle Raisers Museum and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame join us in providing a safe, accessible and flexible experience for you and your students.
BOOK YOUR SCHOOL FIELD TRIP TODAY - 817-255-9440 or Book Your Field Trip Online!
PLANNING YOUR VISIT
What we need to know:
OMNI Field Trips: date preference, time preference (10:30, 11:30, 12:30) and film preference
Exhibit Field Trips: date preference; add special exhibition for additional charge
Planetarium Field Trips: date preference, show preference, time preference
Point person’s name, contact information
School name, complete address, phone number and ESC Region
Number of students, grade level, any special needs
What you need to know:
Booking MythBusters? Add $1.00 to exhibit fee
Required Chaperones: admitted free
PreK-K: 1 adult/6 students; Grades 1-12: 1 adult/10 students
Additional adults: Group services will provide pricing
All students must be accompanied by an adult at all times
You will receive a reservation confirmation in an email.
Please store your lunches on the bus. We do not have any lunch storage on-site.
Contact group services: 817-255-9440 or 888-255-9300 ext.440 Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 pm
Group pricing: 15 or more; must be made two weeks in advance
Just a reminder:
All exhibition and film dates and times are subject to change.
Membership benefits and coupons may not be used for school visits.
You may picnic on the grassy areas around the Museum for lunch
During inclement weather, a Guest Services Representative will direct you to a place for your class to eat their lunch. Sign-up sheets will be available at check-in.
Paid parking began in the Cultural District May 1, 2010. More information and a fee structure can be found on the City of Fort Worth’s parking guide: City of Fort Worth's Parking Guide.
A minimum of 15 is required for group rates. Call our Group Services Department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 817-255-9440. Our helpful staff will advise you of available show times and suggest the best programs and combinations for your group. We’ll make you look like a genius!
Don’t Forget to SHOP TOO!
Take home a memento of your Museum experience with a visit to Shop Too!, the Museum’s new store. You’ll find science kits, fossils, toys, DVDs and much more! There’s something for everyone!
Refuel in the STARS CAFÉ
Enjoy sandwiches, pizza, pasta, gourmet hamburgers, regional favorites and menu items just for kids in the spacious Stars Café.
Food and drink are not permitted in exhibit galleries
Call for reservations 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
817-255-9440 or toll-free 1-888-255-9300, ext. 440
Just a Reminder, Membership benefits are not valid for school visits.