Details & Resources
Interested in bringing a class or group to Thinkery? Here’s everything you’ll need to know…
What to expect during your Thinkery Field Trip
Galleries: Innovators’ Workshop • Let’s Grow (Designated for only Pre-K through 1st grade) • Spark Shop • Light Lab • Currents • Earth, Wind, Inspire • Our Backyard • Kitchen Lab • Events Courtyard • Story Nook • Special Activities in Program Rooms
Any group traveling by bus or with more than 10 students must schedule a visit in advance.
We cannot guarantee admission for groups without reservations.
For a safe and comfortable experience, Thinkery Field Trips require one (1) adult chaperone for every five (5) students; chaperones within the 1:5 ratio will receive complimentary admission. Additional chaperones (more than 1:5) and siblings will pay $10 each on the day of the visit for their admission.
Pricing and Reservation Information
Process for Requesting a Field Trip
Available Dates and Times
Payment and Cancellation
Resources for Teachers and Chaperones
Frequently Asked Questions
How many students can I bring during a Field Trip?
How many adults should I bring with my group? Will they be required to pay?
What happens when we arrive?
What do we do when we are ready to leave?
Can I make changes to my date and time after I’ve scheduled a Field Trip?
Can I make changes to my student numbers after I’ve scheduled my Field Trip?
Does the non-refundable reservation fee apply toward the total group admission?
What should I do if I need to locate a missing child?
Do you allow same-day reentry after the Field Trip?
Can I visit the Thinkery Store?
Can my group have lunch at Thinkery?
Thinkery is funded through a combination of philanthropic gifts and earned income. Additionally, the museum is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. Visit Austin at NowPlayingAustin.com.
Thinkery Educator Resources
Earn CPE credit, network with other educators and bring Thinkery into your classroom! We offer a variety of classroom resources and professional development opportunities for educators of all kinds!