Where Learning and Play go Hand-in-Hand
Starting April 16th 2021, CMAS Will be open 10am-12pm every Friday and Saturday. Pre-registration is required through Eventbrite. We look forward to opening our doors to you all!

Please See Virtual Field Trips Page


Bring your group for a field trip that inspires their curiosity, sparks their imaginations, and nurtures a sense of discovery!

Group visits must be booked in advance. For booking a visit or more information on group visits please call the Museum at 518-584-5540.

Field Trip Options

In person field trips are temporarily unavailable. 


    • Catching Rainbows – Learn about the myth and the science behind rainbows. Students will be introduced to how rainbows are created and craft a way to catch a rainbow of their very own! (Best suited for Pre K- 1st grade)
    • Innovative Inventors – What goes into the creation of a great invention? This program will introduce your students to different inventors and their inventions. They will be challenged to design and create an invention of their very own to help solve a very serious dilemma. (Best suited for Pre K-2nd grade)
    • Investigation: Science – This program challenges your students to think like a scientist through the use of scientific inquiry as they determine what was the cause of the phenomenon that occurred right before their eyes. (Best suited for Pre K- 1st grade)
    • Silk Spinners-
      Can spiders make silk? How can we tell them apart from insects? Get a close-up look at some of the most popular arachnids! See what we can learn about these beneficial creatures from their bodies, webs, and habitats.


All programs will be scaffolded to meet the academic requirements of each age group. This includes an alternative challenges for PreK and Kindergarten students as needed. When you call to book your virtual field trip, our Education Director can work with you to design an appropriate program.

If there are any questions or concerns, please feel free to call the museum at 518-584-5540.