Field Trip FAQs

  • What’s included with a guided field trip?
    Guided field trips include a docent-led tour through appropriate galleries (dependent on lesson) along with a hands-on project or craft in the Museum’s classroom space.


  • How long are guided field trips?
    Guided field trips are approximately 80-minutes in length. We recommend planning for a 2-hour visit to the Museum, as most groups like to have 30-minutes of time for free exploration.


  • What kind of field trips and tours do you provide?
    We offer a number of educational lessons that incorporate SC Social Studies standards along with guided lessons for most of the Museum’s traveling exhibitions. You can find out more HERE. To see more upcoming exhibitions click HERE.




  • What’s the COST for a guided field trip?
    The cost is $10.00 per student with free admission for teachers and required chaperones (one free adult for every ten students). If additional chaperones would like to attend, the cost is general admission.


  • When can field trips be SCHEDULED?
    Field trips can be scheduled for Tuesday through Friday during regular museum hours (10AM-5PM). We ask for at least a two-week notice when trying to schedule your visit.


  • HOW MANY STUDENTS can you accommodate?
    To book a field trip, you will need at least 10 students in attendance. We can accommodate group sizes up to 80 students with a second date necessary for any groups that are larger.




  • Do you have facilities available for LUNCH?
    We welcome you to enjoy a picnic on Heritage Green. In the case of inclement weather, there is limited space available in the Pepsi Lounge for lunch. Please let us know if you will need a space for lunch when booking your visit.


  • Where is the Museum?
    The Upcountry History Museum is located in downtown Greenville’s Heritage Green area. We are near the Greenville County Hughes Main Library and the Sigal Music Museum. 

                Our address is: 540 Buncombe Street | Greenville, South Carolina 29601


  • Where should our chaperones and school buses PARK?
    Free parking is available in the Museum’s parking lot, which is accessible from Atwood Street.  The designated area for bus parking is in the alley way alongside the sidewalk.




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