Here is a start at listing all of the Industrial field trips we can think of. You’ll need to do your own research for details about each one because things change all the time.
Have a favorite that we missed? Have other information that we should add? Let us know by emailing email@example.com and including “Field Trip” in the subject line
A great resource for locating factory tours by state: http://www.factorytoursusa.com/
Armored car – Lumis or Wells Fargo
Air National Guard Base – Tulsa
Airport – Muskogee or Tulsa
Alpaca farm next to Greenleaf nursery
Ammunitions plant in McAlister
Blue Bell ice cream plant – WHAT: Enjoy a delicious sample of Blue Bell ice cream after each tour in the Parlor. WHEN: Mon-Fri, 9-2. Tours by appointment. WHERE: 8201 E. Hwy 51, Broken Arrow, OK. AGES: All. COST: Fee charged. CONTACT: 258-5100 (800-365-0325) x 450
Braums Family Dairy Farm — 491 Country Street 2880, Tuttle, OK. Braums Family Dairy Farm offers a factory tour of a dairy and bakery, etc.
Brockway Glass Factory in Muskogee. Tours offer a unique look at how glass containers are made. This factory is part of one of the largest producers of glass in the world. Factory floor tours are limited to older children according to safety rules. The last time we went the younger kids could watch a video of the glass making and hear a speaker. It was very interesting. 2401 Old Shawnee Rd. Muskogee, Ok
Emergency services visit – Ambulance (EMSA), Fire and Police Department visits
Georgia Pacific Tour – James Davis (husband of Lacey) is the contact for this. This is for ages 14 and up
Glassblowing at Tulsa Glassblowing Studio in The Brady Arts District of Tulsa. 19 E Mathew B Brady St. www.tulsaglassblowing.org. Fun group events where you get to make things from very hot glass – flowers and other things.
Healdton Oil Museum — 315 E. Main Street , Healdton, OK. Through artifacts and photographs, the Healdton Oil Museum tells the story of oil in Oklahoma.
Keepsake Candles — Route 3, Bartlesville, OK. Keepsake Candles has been a Bartlesville tradition since 1969! Making candles of antique and unique glass and art objects. Better for older children and adults.
Krispy Kreme Tour – Tulsa
Orchards – Livesay’s in Porter or others
Pizza Hut tour, make the pizza’s and eat them
Power Plant Tour: call your local power plant and see what can be set up.
Railroad Museum of Oklahoma – WHAT: Railroad memorabilia, steam, and diesel engines and rolling stock, model train layouts. WHEN: Tues.-Fri. 1-4 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sun. 2-5 p.m. WHERE: 702 N. Washington, Enid, OK 73701. COST: Donation basis ($2.00 per person suggested). AGES: All (the museum is handicapped accessible). CONTACT: Frank “Watermelon” Campbell, Director, 580-233-3051. Website: http://www.railroadmuseumofoklahoma.org.
Santa Fe Depot Museum – WHEN: Tuesday thru Friday 10 AM to 4 pm. WHERE: 614 E. Main St. Shawnee, OK. AGES: all. COST: Free, Donations accepted. CONTACT: Emma Gold at least a week before taking a group of 5 or more. Phone: 405-275-8412
Three Rivers Museum of Muskogee, Inc. 220 Elgin Muskogee, OK. tel:(918)686-6624. Three Rivers Museum is dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the Three Rivers or Three Forks area in Eastern Oklahoma where the Arkansas, Grand, and Verdigris Rivers meet. The museum is located in the restored Midland Valley Railroad Depot in Muskogee, the Indian Nations capital of northeastern Oklahoma.
Walmart Museum in Bentonville, AR – downtown. Good museum of Walmart’s history and artifacts since its start. Also includes a 5 and dime store and soda fountain.
Whittinghill Recycling (via Thomas Faulk) is an example of what can be done to reduce waste and recycle things into useful items once again.
Willis Granite Products — 900 Quarry Drive, Granite, OK