For Teachers

Let's go on a Field Trip!

History comes alive for students on field trips at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. We offer ranger-led programs of the park (reservation required, please email, or you can bring your students for a teacher-led experience without a reservation.

We also offer curriculum for before, during, and after your field trip. Please read the below instructions and resources for a fun, memorable, and educational experience at the missions!

Ranger pointing up and leading large group.
Education ranger giving a tour to a group of school kids.

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Book a Field Trip

To request a ranger-led program, please email with:

  1. Your school name
  2. Contact's name
  3. Planned date of park visit
  4. Preferred time of arrival
  5. Number of students and chaperones (1 adult for every 10 students required)
  6. Grade level.

Program Schedule

Ranger-guided programs are available by request Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The National Park Service offers many educational opportunities for students to experience the natural and cultural history of the San Antonio Missions. The park is an ideal "outdoor classroom" in which to explore the heritage of our nation's Spanish Colonial past and appreciate the value of historic preservation.

Free program offerings by park rangers include curriculum-based activities that adhere to content standards and concepts as defined by Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS).

Reservations are required for guided programming. There is no charge for any activities.

Curriculum Materials

Get ready for your field trip and become aquainted with our site by using our curriculum materials!

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    Tags: education

    Last updated: April 4, 2023

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    2202 Roosevelt Avenue

    San Antonio, TX 78210


    210 932-1001

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