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MEMORABLE AND INSPIRATIONAL FIELD TRIPS

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Field Trips

Join us for a curriculum-and project-based learning field trip experience at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

During our interactive, STE(A)M-driven sessions, students in pre-K through high school discover how their classroom lessons apply to careers and real-world problem solving.

Available Hours & Days

Field Trips can be reserved seven days a week between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Earlier bookings at 9 a.m. may be possible with advance notice.

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Field Trip Pricing

Learn more about our field trip package options

Pre-K

~ 60 min WORKSHOP LENGTH downcarret

ADMISSION

$11

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP

$11

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP + SIMULATOR

NA

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP

NA

Elementary

~ 30 min WORKSHOP LENGTH downcarret

ADMISSION

$11

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP

$14

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP + SIMULATOR

$17

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP

$3

Middle

~ 60 min WORKSHOP LENGTH downcarret

ADMISSION

$11

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP

$15

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP + SIMULATOR

$18

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP

$4

High

~ 60-90 min WORKSHOP LENGTH downcarret

ADMISSION

NA

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP

$20

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP + SIMULATOR

$24

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP

$5

Teachers*

WORKSHOP LENGTH downcarret

ADMISSION

FREE

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP

FREE

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP + SIMULATOR

$3

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP

Additional Chaperones

WORKSHOP LENGTH downcarret

ADMISSION

$18

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP

$18

ADMISSION + WORKSHOP + SIMULATOR

$21

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP

ADMISSION

ADMISSION
+ WORKSHOP

ADMISSION
+ WORKSHOP
+ SIMULATOR

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP LENGTH

Pre-K

$11

$11

NA

NA

~ 60 min

Elementary

$11

$14

$17

$3

~ 30 min

Middle

$11

$15

$18

$4

~ 60 min

High

NA

$20

$24

$5

~ 60-90 min

Teachers*

FREE

FREE

$3

Additional Chaperones

$18

$18

$21

*One complimentary chaperone admission per 10 students. If your district requires adjusted chaperone or special chaperones, please contact groupreservations@nascarhall.com to discuss. Student admission pricing applies to school/teacher direct bookings only. Does not include external bus or tour companies.

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Additional Educator Resources

Learn more about the details of our field trips with our Educator Resources, which include sample activity worksheets, additional background on the NASCAR Hall of Fame, supply links and more.

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Visit the Gear Shop

If you wish to have your students visit our gift shop, let us know when you arrive. Students (1:10 chaperone ratio) will have staggered opportunities to visit the shop.

Souvenir Photos & Lanyards

Include a souvenir photo for just $1, and a lanyard for your students for $3.

FUEL UP FOR LUNCH

The NASCAR Hall of Fame does not have a cafeteria or lunch room directly.

Groups are welcome to bring their lunches to eat outside on benches on the Hall of Fame's Plaza or on their buses. Limited pre-order purchase options are available. If there is a dietary need, please let us know. We offer the following selections:

Lunch Option 1

Lunch Option 1$5

Hot dog, chips and water.

Lunch Option 2

Lunch Option 2$7

Chicken tenders, french fries and water.

FIELD TRIP
PLANNING NOTES

Booking your first field trip with the NASCAR Hall of Fame? Don't hesitate to reach out and connect with our sales and reservation team to plan your visit. We are here to assist you and provide you all the information needed to ensure each visit achieves your educational goals and exceeds expectations. Call 888-902-6463 Ext. 3 or email groupsales@nascarhall.com

Parking icon

The NASCAR Hall of Fame is located next to City of Charlotte-designated bus lane parking on Brevard Street. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis and monitored by the City. Please reference our parking information for the best directions. If using GPS for directions, please route to 500 S. Brevard St.

Note: The NASCAR Hall of Fame's official address (400 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) will lead you to the wrong side of the street off I-277.

Chaperone or parent parking: NASCAR Hall of Fame/Charlotte Convention Center parking deck is located on 500 S. Brevard Street. Chaperone or parent parking is not validated. Please visit our parking information page for more details.

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Check, cash and credit cards are accepted. Payment is due five (5) business days in advance of the trip and changes can only be made prior to final payment.

Cancellation icon

Full payment is due five (5) business days in advance. Cancellations within five (5) business days of visit can be rescheduled within a 12-month period.

Note: School tour companies booking as part of a larger tour, please see our tour program for booking. Field trip admission rates are based on directed school booking.

Get a Quote

If you'd like to make a reservation, please provide the following information for a quote.

Field Trips and Educational Program FAQs

Do you offer field trips? icon

The NASCAR Hall of Fame offers a variety of educational field trip options designed for specific ages and grade levels. Trips start with orientation and activities designed to build learning from start to finish. Trained staff members will assist in your groups learning experience. For information on available options for a field trip, please email groupsales@nascarhall.com or call 704-654-4437.

What is your chaperone to student ratio? icon

NASCAR Hall of Fame requests a 1:10 ratio for chaperone to students. For every 10 students, 1 chaperone will receive free admission (does not include special add on options). For each additional chaperone or parent beyond the 1:10, individuals will pay the chaperone admission rate.

Do field trips to the NASCAR Hall of Fame support classroom connections? icon

Field trips to the NASCAR Hall of Fame can help you meet many of your curriculum objectives! We have created Common Core, Next Generation of Science Standards and state standards aligned with our activities that help students engage in a variety of topics through the sport of NASCAR.

How long is a field trip to the NASCAR Hall of Fame? icon

An educational learning experience averages 3 to 3.5 hours depending on activities and classes selected.

Do you provide any scholarships for student visits? icon

NASCAR Hall of Fame Foundation accepts applications for financial support for admission and education classes at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Eligibility is based on free and reduced lunch and Title I
percentages for a school. The availability of financial assistance depends on funds available for a year.

Does the Hall of Fame have a lunch option? icon

Schools or groups may either bring their lunch to eat outside in our ceremonial plaza under the trees or purchase a lunch package (chicken tenders or hot dog) from our concession. If there is inclement weather, the NASCAR Hall of Fame tries to make accommodations, but we do not have a separate cafeteria option.

What is the cancellation or refund policy? icon

Cancellation notice is requested as soon as possible. Cancellations may be rescheduled for a visit within 12 months. There is no fee for rescheduling as long as the class or visit is rescheduled within one week of the cancellation date and the visit is completed within the 12 months of the originally scheduled date. Changes to the number of attendees must be made three days before the program or visit, and an adjusted invoice will be provided. No refunds will be issued the day of the visit.

When do we need to provide payment? icon

Payment is required five days before the program or visit date. Payments can be made via check or credit card. School checks (no personal) may be accepted on the day of the visit.

How far in advance do I need to schedule a field trip? icon

You may schedule your field trip up to a year in advance to secure your first date selection. A reservation is recommended at least four months in advance of your priority visit day. If you call with less than a month's notice, availability may be limited for select dates.

Can I receive a customized program for my group? icon

Requests for programs modified in content, length, or to fit ages other than those listed on the education section may be granted depending upon availability and require a custom program fee. Lead-time of at least six weeks is needed.

What happens if our group is late? icon

If your group arrives late and you have a staff led program, your program will be adjusted either to combine groups or abbreviated to finish at the originally designated time. If your group arrives more than 30 minutes late, your class may be subject to cancellation.

Do you offer guided tours? icon

For an additional fee, a guided tour can be added to your NASCAR Hall of Fame visit.

Is our visit self-guided or staff led? icon

A staff member will provide an orientation for students and teachers for all groups. If you elect to schedule a class or workshop, your class will be staff facilitated. Chaperones and teachers will provide a self-guided exploration of the building and exhibits. NASCAR Hall of Fame staff members will provide a schedule and map for each group of 10 students.

Is there on-site bus parking? icon

A City of Charlotte bus parking lane is located on the side of the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Brevard Street (lane closest to Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant). As this is a City administered bus lane, parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. NASCAR Hall of Fame cannot ensure or reserve parking in this lane. NOTE: Buses may stay in the bus lane (not the metered side) during your entire visit.

Is there free parking for chaperones or parents? icon

If you are coming with individual parent drivers, please visit our tickets page for more information on parking in the garage. Limited street parking – metered is also available near the Hall of Fame. Garage parking for individuals is not validated or reduced.

Is there a gift shop? icon

Gear Shop (gift shop) has an array of items from NASCAR Hall of Fame souvenirs to select NASCAR teams and drivers' merchandise. Recommended cost: $10 (US) for keepsake items such as magnets, small scale race cars, pencils, keychains, etc. Chaperones need to accompany students in the Gear Shop.

Do you have special educational programs or events? icon

NASCAR Hall of Fame education, family and public programs are growing every year. To view the latest activities and events, visit our calendar. NASCAR Hall of Fame host teacher tours and open houses at least twice a year.

Contact our team

We're here to help you plan your Field Trip or After School visit.

Bryan Kowert

Bryan Kowert

Senior Manager, Group Sales 704-654-4435 Email
Amy Lopez

Amy Lopez

Group Sales Manager 704-654-4437 Email
Eliza Russell

Eliza Russell

Education Manager 704-654-4462 Email