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The opportunities for the perfect field trip with Cincinnati Museum Center are endless! Click here to fill out your field trip reservation 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.
Da Vinci - The Genius
Da Vinci - The Genius features 17 themed galleries with over 200 pieces, including life-size reproductions of over 70 machine inventions, educational animations of da Vinci's most notable works and an eye-opening, in-depth analysis of his most famous work, the "Mona Lisa." Push, pull, crank and interact with many of these exhibits for a hands-on understanding of the scientific principles behind them. Learn more.
Duke Energy Children's Museum
Looking for an adventure while learning through play? Discover hands-on fun for children ages 8 and under in our eight educational and themed play areas, including two specifically designed for pre-school-aged and younger. We encourage kids to climb, crawl, explore and learn about themsleves 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. Experience our newest exhibit, Inside the Grin by learning about dental health in out dentist's office. 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. Learn more.
Bringing your group to the museum or special exhibit? Enhance your visit by investigating topics like dinosaurs, immigration, archaeology and economics in our interactive labs that inspire all ages to learn and participate. Choose from several Learning Labs. 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
Museum LIVE! Experiences
Enjoy unique, educational programs that support curriculum and learning standards, like docent-led tours of Cincinnati. Museum LIVE! Programs have extended capacity and some have flexible timing. Learn more
Cincinnati Museum Center gratefully acknowledges:
Louis & Melba Schott Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee
Patricia Kisker Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee
SC Ministry Foundation
Stillson Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee
The Ashland Inc. Advised Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Additionally, Museum Center appreciates the City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County and the State of Ohio for operating and capital support.