CA Missions

Overview

California Missions Field Trip
Available starting Sept. 7, 2021

The California Missions Field Trip chronicles the history of the 21 outposts founded by missionaries along the El Camino Real, providing students with a comprehensive overview of the state’s transformation from a Spanish outpost to a thriving frontier on the verge of U.S. statehood.

Includes a 25-minute docent-led classroom presentation on the history of the Mission system and its impact on Native peoples, followed by completion of an activity sheet and self-guided tours of “California Indians” and “California Missions,” plus pre- and post-visit activities. Aligned with 4th grade History-Social Science and Common Core ELA.

Admission:

Students

$6 each*

Chaperones

$6 each*

Teachers

Free

California Title 1 schools are eligible for a free field trip scholarship thanks to the Kim Traversi Education Fund. For details or to apply, email reservations@californiamuseum.org.

Availability:

Monday – Wednesday    

9:00 am – 3:00 pm      

Thursday & Friday

By email request only

 

Please plan your visit in advance and review current visitor protocols during COVID-19For questions or assistance, contact reservations@californiamuseum.org or (916) 654-1729.

*To receive discounted admission, reservations for a minimum of 20 paid participants are required and must be made a minimum of 7 days in advance. Groups with fewer than 20 participants subject to $120 flat rate. For details, visit Reservation Policies.