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The Magic House, MADE for Kids Field Trip Program

The Magic House, MADE for Kids features 7,000-square-feet of interactive space including four areas: a Makers Workshop, an Artists Studio, a Designers Lab and an Entrepreneurs Marketplace. Students will have the opportunity to engage in real-world, hands-on STEAM experiences they can’t participate in elsewhere, from designing for a 3D printer to learning simple robotics. Reservations required, scholarships are available.

Private Guided Field Trips

Kindergarten through Grade 8
Available September through May, Tuesday through Friday 9:30 to 11:00 am. Each field trip includes a grade-level specific design challenge that meets state GLEs.

Reservations can be made online by clicking here. 

Semi-Private Guided Field Trips

Kindergarten through Grade 8
Available September through May, Tuesday through Friday for up to 50 students. Each field trip includes a grade-level specific design challenge that meets state GLEs in a private room, plus exploration of the Makerspace during public hours.

Reservations can be made online by clicking here. 

Public Hours Visit

Available year round during general visiting hours.

Reservations can be made online by clicking here.

How can I receive free admission for our school group?

The Magic House, MADE for Kids provides free field trip programs to Title 1 schools, as well as schools that serve 50 percent or more of students that qualify for free and reduced lunch. If your organization qualifies, please select our “Scholarship”  program when making your reservation here.

How many chaperones are required for a field trip?

One adult chaperone is required for every five children.

Where can buses drop-off and pick-up my group?

Buses may pull to the front of the building for drop-off and pick-up, a staff member will provide direction upon arrival when arriving for a reserved field trip program. Buses will not have access to our parking lot, street parking is available.

May my group explore the makerspace after their reserved field trip program?

Groups with at least one adult chaperone for every five children may explore The Magic House, MADE for Kids after their field trip at 11:00am. Please note that your group will also have time during their scheduled field trip for free exploration of The Magic House, MADE for Kids.

What suggestions can you share regarding planning for lunch?

Teachers and group leaders are advised to enjoy lunch at an offsite location. The Magic House, MADE for Kids does not have any outdoor picnic areas and outside food is not allowed in the makerspace. Groups bringing lunches should store them on their buses or in their cars.

May memberships, passes or coupons be used toward admission for a field trip?

Memberships, passes and coupons are for public hour use only and cannot be used during a reserved field trip program.