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Homeschool Opportunities

Fernbank Museum recognizes the unique nature of homeschool groups and is pleased to be able to offer the following options based on group size. All groups, regardless of size, are encouraged to take advantage of special free downloadable resources. Available resources include scavenger hunts, curriculum correlations for exhibitions and films, coloring sheets and more.


Options for Smaller Groups

Less than 10 students

Field Trips
This option is best suited for homeschoolers visiting as a family or small group of less than 10 students. Explore the Museum’s permanent and special exhibitions at your own pace, see a film in the Giant Screen Theater and enjoy a special discount on student tickets. Smaller homeschool groups are invited to participate in special programming offered on select weekends, including family activity days, live animal encounters, and more.

Cost: Standard field trips rates apply for students and regular non-group prices apply for adults.*

*Prices valid for groups of less than 10 students. Reduced student pricing valid with 48 hour advance reservations only. Homeschools must present a State Letter of Intent to qualify for reduced educational rates


Options for Larger Groups

10 or more students

Field Trips
This option is best suited for large homeschool groups with 10 or more students. Explore the Museum’s permanent and special exhibitions at your own pace, see a film in the Giant Screen Theater and enjoy a special discount on both student and adult tickets.

Cost: Standard field trips rates apply for students. One chaperone for every 10 students receives free admission. Regular group prices apply for additional adults.*

*Prices valid for groups of 10 or more students. Reduced pricing valid with 48 hour advance reservations only. Homeschools must present a State Letter of Intent to qualify for reduced educational rates.

School Programs
Enhance your field trip experience with a unique school program taught by Fernbank Museum educators. Programs are available Tuesdays-Fridays for grades K-12 and correlated to Georgia Performance Standards. Standard capacity and grade level requirements apply for homeschool groups. Learn more.

Cost: Standard field trip prices apply.

If you have questions about which option is right for you, please call 404.929.6320 to speak to a Field Trip Team member or email fieldtrips@fernbankmuseum.org.