A class of elementary school students listen to a Ford’s Education staff guide while looking at images of Washington during the Civil War in the museum.
Students explore the Ford’s Theatre Museum with Ford’s Education Staff.

The Free Field Trip Program is for historic site visits. If you are interested in applying for tickets to the Student Matinee Program, please click here.

To qualify for the Free Field Trip Program, your school must be a:

  • D.C. Public School, D.C. Chartered Public School; or
  • D.C., Maryland and Virginia Title 1 school or school with 40% or more student eligible for Free and Reduced Meals (FARMs); or
  • Title 1 school or school with 40% or more students eligible for FARMS outside the D.C. metro area

To receive free bus transportation, schools must:

  • Be eligible for free group tickets (see above) and
  • Be located within the 495 Capital Beltway

If your school meets the above qualifications, please complete the application below. We will contact you within seven business days.

If your school does not qualify for the Free Field Trip program, please book tickets through Group Sales.

Free Field Trip Program

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Historic Site Visit

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