Field Trip Policies

Exhibit at the Minnesota History Center.

Policies concerning cancellation, rescheduling and no-shows

Contact us at fieldtrips@mnhs.org

Cancellation 

  • 15 days or more from scheduled visit: No fee.
  • 14 days to 5 days from scheduled visit: 75% of the original invoice will be due.
  • 4  days or less from scheduled visit: Full original invoice will be due.
  • Failure to report final numbers at least two weeks prior to your visit can result in cancellation fees if fewer students arrive at the destination.
  • Likewise, if an increase in numbers requires more tour guides, you will be invoiced for the extra guides.
  • If your group fails to show up altogether, you will be invoiced in full.

Rescheduling

  • 15 days or more from scheduled visit: No fee.
  • 14 days to 9 days from scheduled visit: $25 per scheduled lesson or tour group will be applied to the invoice.
  • 8 to 5 days from scheduled visit: 75% of original invoice.
  • 4 days or less from scheduled visit: Full invoice due.

Weather cancellations

If severe weather interferes with scheduled programs, the Minnesota Historical Society will contact scheduled participants to notify of program cancellation. If you are not contacted, please assume that program will take place as scheduled. If you are unable to participate due to weather conditions, please contact 1-888-387-5008 to reschedule. Failure to contact scheduling office will result in a no show fee.

Final payment

All reservations will be invoiced, to original booking teacher via email unless otherwise specified, after your program for final numbers in attendance. Sperate payments by individual members of the group, including chaperones, will not be accepted. Final payment is due in the form of a single check or credit card within 30 days after your scheduled experience. No refunds will be issued after payment has been received. Minnesota Historical Society Membership and 6th Grade Minnesota History Passes are not valid for field trips, paid program, or specially priced exhibits.