Field Trip Ideas & Resources

Bethabara Historic Park:

336-924-8191

Located at 2147 Bethabara Road, Winston-Salem

http://www.cityofws.org/Departments/Recreation-Parks/Historic-Bethabara

Billy Graham Library:

Located at 4330 Westmont Drive, Charlotte 28217

www.billygrahamlibrary.org

Through state-of-the-art exhibits, audio and film displays, and personal memorabilia, you’ll discover how God used Billy Graham to shape history through relationships with world leaders, his outreach efforts during times of war and peace, and his unfailing commitment to God’s love. Admission is free.

Catawba Science Center:

828-322-8169

Located at 243 3rd Ave. NE, Hickory

www.catawbascience.org

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum:

336-449-4846 or email chb@ncdcr.gov

Located at 6136 Burlington Rd. (Hwy 70), Sedalia, NC 27342

http://nchistoricsites.org/chb/

Chimney Rock State Park:

1-800-277-9611

Located in Chimney Rock, NC

www.chimneyrockpark.com/index.php

Dan Nicholas Park

704-636-2089 or 1-866-767-2757

Located at 6800 Bringle Ferry Rd., Salisbury

https://www.rowancountync.gov/185/Dan-Nicholas-Park

Discovery Place:

704-372-6261

Located at 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte 28202

https://www.discoveryplace.org

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site:

704-873-5882

Located at 438 Fort Dobbs Rd., Statesville 28625

https://www.fortdobbs.org

Greensboro Science Center:

336-288-3769

Located at 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro 27455

http://www.greensboroscience.org

High Point Museum:

336-885-1859

Located at 1859 East Lexington Avenue, High Point 27262

https://www.highpointnc.gov/694/Museum/

Horne Creek Farm:

336-325-2298

Located at 308 Horne Creek Farm Road, Pinnacle 27043

https://www.facebook.com/HorneCreekFarm/

Kaleideum Downtown (formerly The Children’s Museum):

336-723-9111

Located at 390 S. Liberty Street, Winston-Salem

http://downtown.kaleideum.org

Kaleideum North (formerly SciWorks):

336-767-6730

Located at 400 W. Hanes Mill Road, W-S

http://north.kaleideum.org

Körner’s Folly:

336-996-7922

Located at 413 S. Main St., Kernersville

https://www.kornersfolly.org

Lazy 5 Ranch:

704-663-5100

Located at 15100 Mooresville Road, Mooresville

https://lazy5ranch.com/rates-hours.html

Mill Village Museum:

336-284-6040

Located at 14 Church St., Cooleemee, 27014

http://www.cooleemee.org/day-trip-to-cooleemee/ 

Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookie Factory:

336-764-1402

Located at 4643 Friedberg Church Road, Clemmons 27012

https://www.hanescookies.com/the-bakery/on-site-tour/

Visit a working cookie factory right in your own backyard! Watch cookies being hand-rolled & Cut. Tours offered Mon.-Fri., January-October. Cost is $4 per person. 

Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts:

336-779-6140

Located at 924 S. Main Street, Old Salem

http://mesda.org

NCHE Field Trips:

http://www.nche.com/field-trips

NCHE (North Carolinians for Home Education) works with museums and event venues across the state to create special activities and discounted admissions to North Carolina homeschoolers.

North Carolina Museum of Art:

919-664-6820 or 919-839-6262

Located at 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh

http://ncartmuseum.org

North Carolina Museum of History:

919-807-7900

Located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh 27601 (Free general admission)

https://www.ncmuseumofhistory.org

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences:

919-707-9800

Located at 111 W. Jones St., Raleigh 27601 (Free general admission)

http://naturalsciences.org

North Carolina Transportation Museum:

704-636-2889

Located at 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer

www.nctrans.org

North Carolina Zoo:

1-800-488-0444

Located at 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, 27205

Free admission for homeschool families. (Call 2 weeks in advance)

http://nczoo.org

Old Salem:

336-721-7300

Located at 900 Old Salem Road

http://www.oldsalem.org/visit/

Reynolda House and Gardens

336-722-1617

Located at 2980 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem

http://reynoldahouse.org

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art:

336-725-1904

Located at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem 27106

http://secca.org

Stone Mountain State Park:

336-957-8185

Located at 3042 Frank Parkway, Roaring Gap, NC 28668

https://www.ncparks.gov/stone-mountain-state-park

Tanglewood Park

336-778-6300

Located at Hwy 158, Clemmons.

http://www.forsyth.cc/parks/tanglewood/

Theatre Art Galleries:

336-887-2137

220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point 27260

http://tagart.org

Town Creek Indian Mound:

910-439-6802

Located at 509 Town Creek Indian Mound Rd., Mt. Gilead, NC 27306

http://www.nchistoricsites.org/town/town.htm