Field Trip FAQ

General Field Trip Information

Dates and Times

Available Tuesday through Friday, October 3, 2016 through June 1, 2017.

9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., 10 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., or 10:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.


  2 Options 1 Option

Regular Fee

$15 per student

$10 per student

Schools with 60% - 79% FRL

$8 per student
($7 scholarship)

$6 per student

Schools with 80% - 100% FRL

$5 per student
($10 scholarship)

$3.50 per student

*Admission is free for one adult for every four students. PCAs always receive free admission. There is a $10 fee for each additional chaperone.

*The Bakken does not offer any transportation scholorships or reimbursements.


The Bakken Museum offers partial scholarships for admission.  Scholarship funds are limited and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Schools with 60% or more students who qualify for free and reduced lunch are invited to apply. For more information about scholarships, contact Bekki Rezabek, K-12 Programs Manager at 612-926-3878 Ext. 229 or by e-mail -


Download our Tips to a Successful Field Trip guide here!

Can't make it out for a field trip at The Bakken? You can arrange for our Outreach Program to come to you.  Many options are available during the entire school year.