Field Trips

Experience the sights, the history, and the technology behind this signature Minnesota landmark anchored on the rocky coast of Lake Superior.

Academic standards

All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.

Field trip details

A visit to Minnesota’s most recognized landmark challenges students to learn about navigation, geography, science, and technology. Students also explore the industries vital to this area—iron ore, fishing, and tourism.

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Cost: $6 per student

Book a field trip

Field trip request form


  • $6 per student
  • Teachers FREE
  • One free adult per 10 students


  • Length: 90 to 120 minutes
  • Picnic facilities are available in the adjacent Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
  • Free bus parking
  • Make reservations up to 2 years ahead


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