Field Trips

Naper Settlement field trips focus on inquiry-based learning that promotes curiosity and critical thinking skills in elementary and middle school students. Sign-up for one of our in-person experiences or enjoy the museum virtually with one of our virtual field trips. For questions, please call 630-420-6010 or email us at

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Elementary School (GRDS K-5) Field Trips

Watch history come alive through live demonstrations, transform your 21st-century classroom into a one-room schoolhouse, meet museum educators who will engage students in inquiry and discovery, and more. Plus, we have additional elementary school field trip programs available for Naperville School District 203 & 204 and Naperville private schools.

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Middle School (GRDS 5-8) Field Trips

Explore a pivotal historical period prior to the Civil War, hear stories and strategies about the ways Americans have endured hardship and created strong community futures, and more.

  • The Great Debate (Grades 7-8)
  • Time Travel Trip (Grades K-8)
  • Voices of the Past: Underground Railroad Virtual Field Trip (Grades 6-8)
  • Lessons in Resilience Virtual Field Trip (Grades 5-6)

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