Seattle Field Trips

The Seattle Trip Guide helps parents and teachers find the best field trip venues in the city of Seattle Washington.   Seattle is famous for The Space Needle, but also has many more attractions and field trip ideas nearby.  Our Seattle field trip guide includes a  variety of field trips.  Find Museums,  Gardens,  and more.

Seattle Field Trip Guide

The Seattle Field Trip guide has so much information about what to do and where to go with children in Seattle.    Despite our continued research into field trips in Seattle, we always recommend calling each venue before hand to make sure that they are open on your particular day and not close for inclement weather, a special event, or holiday.

Museums in the Seattle Area

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
This art museum features art from around the world, but famous for its German Oil Paintings.  The museum is always free for admission.

Seattle Art Museum
1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
The Seattle Art museum also known as SAM is located about a block from Pike Place Market and is also in walking distance from the Seattle Space needle.  There are both permanent and temporary exhibits in this museum.  Some of the famous European art include Monet, Rubens, and Rembrandt.

The Museum of Flight
9404 E. Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA 98108-4097
Washington State has played a significant role in aviation.  This museum documents all flight from airplanes to spacecraft.

Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)
860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
This museum has a very large and diverse collection ranging from historical photographs to the first Boeing commercial aircraft.  The museum documents much about the Pacific Northwest.

Museum of Pop Culture
325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
This is a unique one of a kind museum located near the Space Needle in the heart of Seattle.   It is located in a modern Frank Gehry building that is know for having the monorail go directly through the structure. The two core focuses of the museum are both music and Science Fiction.  

National Nordic Museum
2655 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107
This museum examines both Nordic people in Europe as well as their influence in the United States.

Seattle Asian Art Museum
The Seattle Asian art museum has a very large and curated collection of past and present art from both the continent of Asia as well as artists with Asian identity in North America.

Seattle Children's Museum
305 Harrison St.  Seattle, WA 98109
A large children's museum that has many exhibits were children could be hand-on and explore concepts related to art, science,  and engineering.

Aquarium and Zoos in the Seattle Area

Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way Pier 59, Seattle, WA 98101
The Seattle aquarium  is a museum to learn about marine life in general as well as animals that are specific to the Puget Sound.  It is also adjacent to the Seattle's Ferris wheel known as the Seattle Great Wheel. 

Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103
This zoo has countless animals including penguins, gorillas, hippos, and more.
The zoo also has educational rates for school field trips.

Gardens in the Seattle Area

Chihuly Garden and Glass
305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109
This is a unique garden in that that it is filled with Chihuly art making it a colorful and beautiful place to visit.

Parsons Garden
650 W Highland Dr, Seattle, WA 98119
A beautiful city garden that is well known for it photographed hydrangea and weddings.

Theme Parks and Sports Attractions in Seattle

Wild Waves Theme Park
36201 Enchanted Pkwy S, Federal Way, WA 98003
There are both conventional and water park rides at Wild Waves theme park.
There are also some unique events throughout the year including those for your dog and Halloween.