Cincinnati Museum Center Field Trips


Hear your students say "Best Field Trip Ever"!

Three amazing museums, a five-story domed OMNIMAX® Theater, special exhibitions, a library & archives and more that 100 curriculum-based programs…all housed in a National Historic Landmark. Click here to fill out your field trip 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.

Learning Labs
Investigate topics like dinosaurs, simple machines, archaeology and astronomy in our interactive labs that inspire all ages to learn and participate. Choose from several Learning Labs, some of which include suggested OMNIMAX® pairings and guided tours of Museum exhibits. 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!

STEM Discovery Labs
Experience real world problems and project-based learning in an open laboratory environment designed to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning, innovation and experimentation.

Museum LIVE! Experiences
Enjoy unique, educational programs that support curriculum and learning standards, like live theater productions and docent-led tours of Cincinnati. Museum LIVE! Programs have extended capacity and some have flexible timing.

Cincinnati Museum Center gratefully acknowledges:



The Ashland Inc. Advised Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
SC Ministry Foundation
Wells Fargo Advisors
Woodward Trust

Additionally, Museum Center appreciates the City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County and the State of Ohio for operating and capital support.



Photo by Erin Leitner


Educator's Guide

Download the 2014-2015 Educator's Guide here.

Educator E-News

Get the latest news about Teacher Preview Nights, gallery and exhibit guides, new OMNIMAX® films and special exhibits, teacher resources and professional development opportunities and so much more! Click here to sign up for our Educator eNews!


Send us your photos!

If you send us a high-resolution photo of a Museum Center Learning Lab or Programs-on-Wheels program that was presented in your classroom, and we decide to use your photo for publication, we'll give you one FREE Learning Lab or Programs-on-Wheels program! Mail or email your photos, your name, name of your school, program title, and program date to:

Karen Venetian
Cincinnati Museum Center
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203

Please note: To be considered for publication, all photos must be sent with photo release form for all non-Museum Center individuals in the photo. If the photo subject is a minor, a parent or legal guardian must sign the release. If your school has photo releases for each student on file, you do not need to submit a photo release form, just make a note that the school has permission on file.


Educator Membership Discount

Cincinnati Museum Center shares your mission to educate. To show our appreciation, educators receive a $20 discount on membership. Enrich your family life and the lives of your students. Click here to download the Educator Discount Membership Form.