Student Field Trips

School Field Trips


Field Trips for 2020-2021 are OPEN! 

Don’t miss out on Field Trips to Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. We understand the uncertainty of opening up schools in the fall, so we have created several options. 

Plan now for an in-person field trip. Need to go virtual? No problem, we have you covered no matter what comes our way!

A successful learning experience at the Illinois Holocaust Museum requires planning and preparation.  Please be sure to review our field trip registration, tour options, availability, policies, and pricing before registering for your visit. LEARN HOW TO BOOK A FIELD TRIP (ON-SITE OR IN-PERSON)

Contact our Field Trip Team with any planning questions:




  July  – October November – December January – June
In Our Voices: Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition (Grades 7+) On-Site $5.00 $6.00 $8.00
In Our Voices: Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition (Grades 7+) Asynchronous Only $3.00 $3.00 $3.00
In Our Voices: Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition WITH Live Q&A with Docent or Live Speaker (Grades 7+) $5.00 $6.00 $8.00
Thematic Holocaust Tours  (Grades 7+) $4.00 $4.00 $4.00
Mandela: Struggle for Freedom (Grades 6+)(Available through September 12, 2021) $4.00 $n/a $4.00
Mandela: Struggle for Freedom with Live Q&A with Docent (Grades 6+)(Available through September 12, 2021) $5.00 $n/a $8.00
Take A Stand (Grades 7+) $3.00 $3.00 $3.00
They Shall Be Counted Tour (Grades 7+) $4.00 $4.00 $4.00
Stand Up, Speak Out (Grades 3+)
Recommended for 3rd & 4th grade
$2.00 $2.00 $2.00
Make a Difference (Grades 5+)
Recommended for 5th & 6th Grade
$2.00 $2.00 $2.00

Pre-registration is required for all teachers, chaperones, and students at least 3 weeks in advance of your visit. Field trips are available for groups of 10 or more, ages 8 – 22.

Financial Assistance is available for qualified schools through our Opportunity Scholarships program.


You should receive an email confirmation within 10 business days of completing your on-line registration. If you do not receive your email confirmation within 10 business days, please call 847-967-4848 M-F, 9:00 am-4:30pm or email Review your confirmation carefully including the date and time of your field trip, tour option, confirmed number of students and chaperones; and any special requests such as lunch reservations.

Already scheduled a field trip?

Pay Online – Submit your $10 deposit (per trip) or pay in full using our online system.  Chicago Public Schools do not have to pay a deposit.

Visit our Field Trip Policies for more information on prices, payment, chaperones, lunch reservations, and more.

Weekend Hours

The Museum now opens its doors at 10:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Education Services are supported with generous grants from: Paul M. Angell Family Foundation; Bank of America; The Bill Bass Foundation; Dr. Scholl Foundation; Leah Gutman Education Fund; Max and Sunny Howard Memorial Foundation; Niles Township Government; PNC; Regions Bank; Charles & M.R. Shapiro Foundation; State Farm; Steans Family Foundation; Women’s Leadership Committee of the Illinois Holocaust Museum; Full Circle Foundation.

Additional endowment support is provided by: The Mayor Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Education Fund; The Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation Program Endowment Fund; Fund; Moselle Mintz Schwartz Education Fund; Barney & Anita Sidler Educational Endowment; Teachers Educational Endowment Fund.



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