Looking for a unique educational experience?

The Minnesota Zoo offers resources from curriculum to professional development to travel opportunities.  If you are planning a field trip, check out our engaging classes, tours and overnights.

Plan A Field Trip

Follow these simple steps to register for your next field trip. Financial assistance is available!

STEM Programs

Engage students to engineer and problem solve just like zookeepers, exhibit designers and conservationists at the Zoo.

Zoo Classes

Enhance your field trip! Hands on activities and up-close live animal encounters await! Financial assistance available.

Guided Tours

Walk the trails with naturalists to learn Zoo stories, explore conservation issues, and get a glimpse behind the scenes.

World Language Days

Students immerse themselves in the language and culture they are studying as they discover new facts about Zoo animals and conservation.

Math Day

Inspire students in grades 3-8 to learn more about how math is applied in the Zoo workplace.

Homeschool Families

Using the Zoo as the ultimate classroom, students engage in programs specifically designed for homeschool families.

Travel EdVentures

Travel to unique and beautiful places of the world with a Zoo professional at your side.

Zoo Careers Days

Explore the professional fields of animal care, veterinary medicine, education and more.

ZOOMS Design Challenge

Engage your students in a Zoo-based STEM Design Challenge! This year’s challenge focuses on enrichment and exhibit design for our tigers!

Wildlife Champions

High School students in Southwestern Minnesota identify conservation issues in their local communities and work together to make a difference.

IMAX Lunch Break

Enjoy a short documentary, Wild Africa while you eat your lunch at IMAX. School groups can book the lunch break as part of a Zoo field trip. Show times are 11:30 a.m., Monday-Friday.


Zoomobile and its team of trained naturalists travel to schools and community events throughout the state of Minnesota and beyond