Our Early Childhood Learning Labs are specifically developed for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. These labs introduce students to the museum community with hands-on, exciting experiences that are age appropriate and lots of fun!

Click here to see how our programs align with the Ohio Revised Academic Science and Social Studies Standards as well as Next Generation Science Standards and National Social Studies Academic Standards.


• Available Tuesday through Friday
• Labs begin on the hour and half hour starting at 9:30 a.m.
• Labs are 45 minutes each.
• Maximum 25 students per lab
• Advance reservations are required for all groups.
• Changes to scheduled activities or numbers made less than 48 hours before your visit or the day of the visit may result in suspension of visiting privileges or grant eligibility. Call if your plans change.
• Book as far in advance as possible. Reservations for museum programs close two weeks out.
• Payment by credit card, check or purchase order is required two weeks in advance.
• Confirmation materials are emailed at the time of reservation.

Let's All Celebrate

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Children from all around the world love to celebrate. Travel the globe and explore a variety of child-centered ceremonies.


My Rainforest Adventure

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Take an imaginary tour of a rainforest canopy to learn about the animals and plants that live there. Meet several animals that call the rainforest home.


This Little Dinosaur

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Discover a tale of exploration that's 65 million years in the making through replica dinosaur fossils, footprints and other evidence.


Will It Float?

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Is water heavy or light? Does air have anything to do with buoyancy? Experiment with the basic principles of water as you test objects that either sink or float.