See the Duke Energy Holiday Trains for Free!
Duke Energy customers can get FREE vouchers to see Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains from Nov. 6 - Dec. 24, 2015 at Cincinnati Museum Center! Claim yours at www.holidaytraindisplay.com beginning in October 2015. Watch this video for more details.
Be a part of the magic all season long! Enjoy all of your favorite holiday traditions and discover new ones inside Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains and throughout Cincinnati Museum Center. There's something for everyone this season!
Harry Potter Building Party
Calling all wizards! Use your LEGO® brick-building creativity to craft Harry Potter-inspired designs in conjunction with our blockbuster exhibit, The Art of the Brick. Then, grab your broomsticks and fly to the Rotunda for a special performance of the Harry Potter score on our E.M. Skinner organ by world-renowned organist Isabelle Demers. Costumes encouraged! Recommended for ages 5-12.
Date: Monday, Nov. 2. LEGO® Build: 6 p.m. Organ concert: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Members: $15, Non-Members $20. Check back soon to buy tickets.
Santa’s Arrival & Union Terminal Tree Lighting
The holidays just aren’t the holidays until Santa arrives! Join us the day after Thanksgiving as Santa Claus and his family arrive at Union Terminal to turn on the Christmas lights and usher in the holiday season here at Cincinnati Museum Center. It’s a family tradition that you’re not going to want to miss!
Date: Friday, Nov. 27. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. with tree lighting at noon.
The grand Rotunda will once again welcome local performers this holiday season with the return of Holiday Harmonies. Enjoy singers, dancers and musicians from the community as they fill the Rotunda with holiday spirit. Come support your favorite group and enjoy ones you haven’t seen before from Nov. 27-Dec. 20. Check back soon for the performance schedule.
Pancakes with Santa
Date: Saturday, Dec. 5 at 10 a.m. Check back soon for more information and to buy tickets.
Otto M. Budig Dance Academy Presentation of The Nutcracker
Cincinnati Ballet’s Otto M. Budig Dance Academy is pleased to bring The Nutcracker to Cincinnati Museum Center for a special performance. Journey through the Land of Sweets and Sugarplum fairies in this abbreviated version of a beloved classic that is sure to delight the young and old.
Date: Saturday, Dec. 5. Performances at 12:30 & 2:30 p.m.
Mystery Dinner Theater
Looking for a unique experience this holiday season? Join us for a holiday-inspired night of Mystery Dinner Theater. Perfect for date night or a fun night out with friends.
Date: Dec. 13 at 5 p.m.
Cost: Cincinnati Museum Center & Enjoy the Arts Members: $50, Non-Members: $60. Admission includes dinner and the show. Check back soon for more information and to buy tickets.
Bricktastic Pajama Party
Experience a winter paradise in the Duke Energy Children’s Museum lobby that has been reimagined with LEGO® bricks. Put on your best pajamas and join us as we play games, participate in hands-on activities and create lasting memories – all inspired by The Art of the Brick.
Date: Friday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m.
Cost: Members: $20, Non-Members: $30. Check back soon for more information and to buy tickets.
Winter Solstice Celebration Weekend
Come and celebrate holidays from around the world! Enjoy a weekend of fun, hands-on activities about Hanukkah, Chinese New Year, Diwali, La Posada and Kwanzaa.
Date: Dec. 19 & 20 from noon-3 p.m.
International New Year’s Eve Celebration
Join us in the Rotunda starting at 11 a.m. Dec. 31 to celebrate the New Year and travel around the world. Each hour features a different country as they ring in the New Year in real time and highlights their unique culture with music, games and hands-on activities. In just one afternoon you’ll be able to visit Australia, Thailand, China, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa and Israel. Grab a passport from Customs and fill it with stamps to commemorate your international travels!
Date: Dec. 31, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.