Explorer Visit


An Explorer Field Trip is the perfect way to offer your students a maker-based experience of studio-based activities and larger team challenges that focus on imparting “mind of a maker” skills.

Pricing: $16 per student. $400 minimum per field trip. Title 1 schools are eligible for a 25% discount. Pricing is subject to change.

Every experience includes:

Maker Playground
A space designed to spark curiosity through open-ended discovery and fun engagement through interactive and immersive experiences.

Selection of Studio & Central Makerspace activities which may include:

Woodshop Studio Experience
Tech Arena Robotics and Coding
Big Build Team Challenge Experience
Materials Bar – Cultural Arts & Materials Exploration

Offered At

KID Museum - Bethesda Metro Center

Located in the heart of Downtown Bethesda and directly on top of the Bethesda Metro Station, 3BMC is our administrative headquarters. Maximum capacity for Invention Studio and KID Inventor field trips is 90 students. Maximum capacity for Explorer field trips is 120 students.

This location is open on Sundays for public family programming (tickets sold separately via website).

We empower the next generation with the skills to invent the future by delivering engaging maker learning experiences for kids, families, and educators.



Math, Science, Engineering, Technology, Art


25 students, Min 2 chap.


90 min.


Field Trip


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, K

Price Options

$16.00 per Person for School Group

$12.00 per Person for Title I School