Field Trips

Welcome! The Castillo de San Marcos is a very popular destination for school field trips. In fact, approximately ten percent of our total visitation, or sixty thousand people, visit the Castillo every year as part of a school visit.
Sorry we do not provide Ranger led educational tours.

Effective October 1st, 2013 Castillo de San Marcos NM has updated its Academic Fee Waiver process.

If you tour the Castillo de San Marcos NM with a Commercial Tour Guide you do not qualify for an Educational Fee Waiver.


For an Academic Fee Waiver form click here.


For the National Park Service Guidlines on Academic Fee Waivers click here.


While your group is visiting the Castillo de San Marcos NM, we ask that you follow these rules. Click here.


If you have any questions or are planning to visit with a large group, please call 904-829-6506, x239 for more information or email us.