Spend the night at Union Terminal!
Grab your sleeping bag and experience what USA Today and Family Vacation Critic have called one of the country's best museum overnights! Each Overnight program includes educational programming, an evening snack, time to explore areas of Union Terminal, breakfast and an OMNIMAX® film.
Recommended for ages 6 to 14, our Public Overnights and Private Overnights are open to small and large groups, families, youth groups and Boy and Girl Scout groups. Check out our Overnight Survival Guide for great tips on what to bring and what to expect at a Cincinnati Museum Center Overnight!
LEGO® Overnight - Nov. 14, 2015 (SOLD OUT) and Feb. 19, 2016
Join us for an evening of imagination and creativity! Start off the evening by visiting our special exhibition, The Art of the Brick, featuring sculptures made entirely from LEGO® bricks by contemporary artist, Nathan Sawaya. Next, spend the rest of the evening in our LEGO® building area, Brickopolis, and the Duke Energy Children’s Museum. Sleep among LEGO® bricks in Brickopolis and wake up for a morning OMNIMAX® showing of Journey to Space. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind Overnight experience! $45 per person. Includes exhibit and OMNIMAX® admission, evening snack and continental breakfast.
Caves - Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016
Journey through our manmade limestone and ice caves and discover how cave ecosystems operate and thrive! Then meet our resident cave dwellers, play games and create cave-inspired art. Included with this Overnight: OMNIMAX® film Journey into Amazing Caves and the Museum of Natural History & Science.
Dinosaurs - Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016
Rawr you ready to experience some of the biggest creatures to ever walk the planet? Learn about paleontology as our tour guides take you through Dinosaur Hall and describe our active dinosaur research in the paleontology lab. Included with this Overnight: OMNIMAX® film Dinosaurs Alive and the Museum of Natural History & Science.
STEM - Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and these topics are becoming more popular than ever! Experience an evening filled with fun experiments, building challenges and learn about the evolution of technology. Included with this Overnight: OMNIMAX® film Hubble and the Museum of Natural History & Science.
Into the Wild - Saturday, April 23, 2016
We’re bringing the outdoors inside as we learn about our natural surroundings and local plants and animals. Meet some of our resident creatures, play fun plant and animal games and make animal inspired art! Included with this Overnight: An OMNIMAX® film (TBA) and the Duke Energy Children’s Museum.
Super Friends Sleepover - Saturday, March 19, 2016
Grab your cape and fly down to the Hall of Justice for a Super Sleepover! Discover the science of superheroes, create your own super hero persona and play super-fun games with super friends during this imagination-filled overnight. Included with this Overnight: OMNIMAX® film Under the Sea and the Duke Energy Children’s Museum.
Explore the Museums - Saturday, March 26, 2016
Want to explore both the Cincinnati History Museum and the Museum of Natural History & Science after hours? Tour the Museums on your own while interacting with instructors at specific areas of interest. Included with this Overnight: OMNIMAX® film Tornado Alley.
Groups of 35 to 120 can arrange their own Overnight at the Museum program. All Overnight themes are available as Private Overnights, and you can even pick your own OMNIMAX® film. Having several alternate dates in mind will increase the probability that we can host your group. Private Overnights are $30 per person. A $250 deposit is required to make a reservation and hold the date, with the full balance due two weeks before the scheduled overnight. Call 513-287-7001 to sign up your group today.
|Available Themes||Available OMNIMAX® films|
|Caves||Forces of Nature|
|Into the Wild||Island of Lemurs: Madagascar|
|STEM||Journey into Amazing Caves|
|Super Sleepover||Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West|
|Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs|
|Under the Sea|
|Ring of Fire|