Cincinnati Museum Center will be closed for upcoming construction activity from October 17 to 25
Upcoming construction activity at Union Terminal will necessitate a nine day closure of Cincinnati Museum Center from Monday, October 17 through Tuesday, October 25. Due to the nature of the construction activity, Union Terminal will be closed to ensure the safety of Cincinnati Museum Center guests and staff. This significant construction activity is a critical step in the Union Terminal restoration project. Cincinnati Museum Center will reopen Wednesday, October 26 following the successful completion of this activity.
About the Museum
Looking for an adventure while learning through play? Discover hands-on fun for children of all ages in our eight educational and themed play areas, including two specifically designed for preschool-aged and younger. We encourage kids to climb, crawl, explore and learn about themselves and the world around them. Go on a wilderness adventure through The Woods, be a part of a complex machine in the Energy Zone and explore the neighborhood in Kids’ Town. Dive into arts, culture, reading, science and more with over 1,800 hours of programming each year. At the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, consistently ranked in the top 10 children’s museums in the U.S., fun and learning go hand in hand.
Photos by Todd Joyce
Exhibits and Special Events
Children take charge in this kid-sized neighborhood. They can explore our Kroger grocery store, veterinary clinic, diner, Post Office and more.
Walk into this netted enclosure and become a part of a complex machine. Individual stations offer chances to analyze which path a ball must take to reach its destination, and what simple machines or energy forces help get it there.
The Infant Garden and Toddler Farmyard provide a protective and appealing setting for children 4-years-old and younger and their caregivers.
An adventure-based wilderness, The Woods encourages children to challenge their physical prowess and explore their imaginations.
Step inside a gigantic mouth to learn more about proper oral health and to practice your dental skills.