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Groups and Field Trips

Schedule your field trip today!


North Dakota’s Gateway to Science welcomes the opportunity to host your group visit!

  • Groups of 10 or more MUST request a visit at least 14 days in advance to qualify for the group rate.
  • If your group is more than 30 people, please call 701-258-1975 before submitting a request.
  • Gallery hours for field trips are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 am to 5 pm. Gateway to Science is closed on Tuesday.
  • A gallery group visit will be 120 minutes.
  • Group admission rate is $7 per person. (NDGTS membership admission does not apply to group visits.)
  • Teacher and paraprofessional(s) for a school group will be admitted free with current school/district ID or letter of intent to homeschool.

Workshops with Group Visit – Unavailable in May and June

Gateway to Science is at capacity for workshops in the months of April and May.  We are scheduling workshops with field trips in June and beyond.

  • Hands-on STEM Workshop (30-45 minute activity, ages 5+, and 75-90 minutes in the hands-on gallery). Check out our workshop choices for more information.
    • +$5.00 per participant
    • Subject to availability, minimum of 10 participants
    • Workshops may be added to a group visit on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday only.

Add-on Lunch Space

  • Space for a group lunch is available for a $25 fee.

Adult/Child Ratios

  • To ensure students get the best hands-on experience, we recommend one adult per four children in Grades preK-2 and one adult per six students in Grades 3-5.


  • Group leader must come to the admissions desk to pay before the group will be allowed into the gallery. If your group requires an invoice for payment, please make sure to note that in your request so that arrangements can be made in advance.
  • All money must be collected before coming up to the admissions desk and must be paid in one lump sum. Acceptable forms of payment: cash, credit card, checks for exact amount only. No refunds will be made for checks made out for more than entry total.

Changes to Reservations

  • If your group size changes (±5 people) after you make your reservation, please notify us by 3 pm the day before your visit with current numbers.
  • Any other changes or updates to your group visit reservation, please contact us before your visit. Please email or call 701-258-1975.


  • If a cancellation becomes necessary, please notify North Dakota’s Gateway to Science as soon as possible. We will work with you to reschedule the group visit.
  • There is a $25 charge for group visits cancelled less than 24 hours in advance.


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