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Three amazing museums, a five-story domed OMNIMAX® Theater, special exhibitions, a library & archives and more than 100 curriculum-based programs…all housed in a National Historic Landmark. Click here to fill out your field trip request form now!
Let Cincinnati Museum Center be your teaching partner! All programs focus on problem-based learning and help develop critical-thinking skills while aligning with Ohio Revised Academic Content Standards and National Academic Standards. Click here to see how our programs and exhibits align with Science and Social Studies standards.
Fourth Grade Teachers!
A special field trip opportunity from William Howard Taft National Historic Site and Cincinnati Museum Center
Students have will have an opportunity to visit the William Howard Taft National Historic Site, the only National Park Service Site in Cincinnati, Ohio. This is the birth place and boyhood home of our nation’s 27th U.S. President and 10th Chief Justice of the United States. Step back in time and experience the life and times of William Howard Taft and the Taft family growing up in a two-story Victorian home in Mount Auburn. Guided tours of the site are provided by park staff every thirty minutes and are free.
Then take a ride to Cincinnati Museum Center to view the OMNIMAX film, National Parks Adventure, the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. Join three adventurers as they hike, climb and explore their way across America’s majestic parks – including Yellowstone, Glacier, Yosemite and Arches – in an action packed celebration that highlights how important it is that we protect these treasured landscapes.
And if you have time while at Cincinnati Museum Center, check out Our National Parks: Celebrating 100 Years of the National Park Service. This free exhibit, open until June 19th, celebrates the wide open spaces and wildlife that have been protected and preserved over the past century. This exhibit uses items such as animal specimens, geological artifacts, fossils, the art of Charlie Harper and artifacts on loan from the William Howard Taft National Historic Site to showcase the untamed beauty of the national parks and the animals that inhabit them.
Bus costs will be covered by Friends of the William Howard Taft Birthplace. OMNIMAX costs $5.50 per person. Minimum 20 people. Maximum 60 people. Only available for 4th grade classes and camps.
To book your class’s experience call the Cincinnati Museum Center’s reservation specialists at 513-287-7021 to reserve your OMNIMAX seats. Then call the Taft National Historic Site at 513-684-3262 ext. 1308 to book your tour and bus.
Investigate topics like dinosaurs, simple machines, archaeology and astronomy in our interactive labs that inspire all ages to learn and participate. Choose from several Learning Labs, some of which include suggested OMNIMAX® pairings and guided tours of Museum exhibits. Designed for pre-kindergarten through grade 12. If a class listing outside of your students’ grade fits into your curriculum, please let us now – we’re able to modify most programs! Learn more
STEM Discovery Labs
Experience real world problems and project-based learning in an open laboratory environment designed to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning, innovation and experimentation. Learn more
Museum LIVE! Experiences
Enjoy unique, educational programs that support curriculum and learning standards, like live theater productions and docent-led tours of Cincinnati. Museum LIVE! Programs have extended capacity and some have flexible timing. Learn more
Cincinnati Museum Center gratefully acknowledges:
The Ashland Inc. Advised Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
SC Ministry Foundation
Wells Fargo Advisors
Additionally, Museum Center appreciates the City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County and the State of Ohio for operating and capital support.