Member exclusive! Celebrate 200 years of CMC and 50 years of Apollo 11

See what happens in the museums after closing time and explore your favorite spots like The Cave, The Woods, Cincinnati in Motion, Neil Armstrong Space Exploration Gallery and more. And don’t miss Cuba (at 8 p.m.) and Apollo 11: First Steps Edition (at 5, 6, 7 and 9 p.m.) in our OMNIMAX® Theater at a discounted price that evening.

Plus, get exclusive access to Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission (last entry is 8 p.m.) and more than 20 authentic artifacts that flew aboard Apollo 11. Then tour stunning wildlife artwork from legendary artists dating back 200 years in In the Audubon Tradition: Birds of a Feather.

Member-exclusive access to In the Audubon Tradition: Birds of a Feather is free for Members. Destination Moon and OMNIMAX® films will be available at a Member combo price.

Combo price (Destination Moon and 1 OMNIMAX® film):

  • Member Adults: $13.50
  • Member Kids: $10.00

You can also add the other OMNIMAX film for the normal Member price.

Special Member Perk! Bring two guests to explore the museums with you in this after-hours adventure. Simply reserve your two free guest tickets by calling Member Services or stop by the box office that night. Member guests are also eligible for the discounted Member prices on Destination Moon and OMNIMAX® films.

You can also enjoy our daily dining options, Nourish 513 and Cup & Pint, where Members always save 10%.

Reserve your tickets by calling Member Services at (513) 287-7041 daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Schedule of Events


Special Guest: The Cincinnati Observatory
The Observatory will fire up their telescopes and let you zoom into craters and see the lunar surface with your own eye.
In front of the building from 7 to 8 p.m.

Science Live! Stage Shows
The shows make concepts from science textbooks leap off the page with fireballs, vapor clouds and a dose of theatricality. The 10- to 20-minute shows use large-scale demonstrations and audience participation to tackle physics, electricity, chemistry and more.
In the Museum of Natural History & Science at 6 and 7 p.m.

I C in Cincinnati:
I spy with my little eye: Our favorite famous hippo! A Reds’ baseball bat! A dinosaur! Search through our model of Cincinnati each month to find hidden objects.
Cincinnati History Museum, Cincinnati in Motion from 5 to 8 p.m.

Adapt to Thrive
How do true cave dwellers survive? Put your senses to the test in a challenge to discover what makes true cave-dwelling animals so special.
In the Museum of Natural History & Science, Cave Exhibit from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Super Sprouts: Star Stories
Design your own constellations to light up the night sky.
In the Duke Energy Children's Museum, Super Sprouts Classroom from 6 to 7 p.m.

Moon Rocks, Moon Impacts
Prepare for International Observe the Moon night by making a moon rock and testing your creation to discover its impact.
In the Museum of Natural History & Science, Space Exhibit from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Scary Tails
Become a myth buster as we learn about the stories behind some of our favorite misunderstood animal friends, and why they are more special than scary.
In the Duke Energy Children's Museum, Animal Spot from 7 to 7:30 p.m.