Thank you for your interest in a field trip experience at Cincinnati Museum Center

As we continue to develop and open new galleries for you and your students to explore, there are select times when adjacent galleries may be temporarily unavailable in order for museum improvements to occur. Please see the current list of unavailable galleries and dates below.

  • Field trip discounts apply to schools and youth-serving organizations that make an advance reservation at least two weeks before the date of visit for 15 or more people with one contact for the group and one method of payment. Toddlers ages 1 & 2 are not included in the minimum of 15 to receive group rates with an advance reservation.
  • Groups may not exceed 80 total guests. In order to maintain social distancing, group reservations will be split into smaller groups of 20 people or less and will be scheduled to enter experiences at different times.
  • Groups must follow all Cincinnati Museum Center rules and regulations, including COVID-19 protocols. Information on how to prepare for your visit can be found here:
  • Cincinnati Museum Center is open Thursday – Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • All groups are required to make a reservation.
  • Payment by credit card, check or purchase order is required at least one week in advance. Cancellations made within 48 hours may result in the suspension of privileges or grant eligibility and no-shows are subject to pay 100% of reservation.
Currently Unavailable

The following experiences are not available for groups:

  • Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater
  • Lunch tables
School Group Rates
Group adult
Group student
Museum Admission* $10 $10
Museum Admission + The Science behind Pixar
(October 22, 2021 – April 24, 2022)
$12.50 $12.50
Holocaust & Humanity Center $10 $5
*Museum Admission includes access to Museum of Natural History & Science and Cincinnati History Museum.
Save 20% when you experience two or more attractions in one day!
Museum Admission + The Science behind Pixar $18 $18
Museum Admission + Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center $15.50 $13
  • All groups are required to make a reservation.
  • At this time, we are taking reservations for groups of 80 people or less.
  • To speak with a reservation specialist please call our group sales line at (513) 287-7021.
  • If your requested dates, times or programs are already fully booked, then a specialist will contact you for alternate options.
  • In order to qualify for group/school pricing, a field trip group is defined as a school or youth serving organization with a minimum of 15 paying visitors and a reservation at least two weeks in advance.
  • Submitting this form DOES NOT confirm your reservation.
  • You will receive an e-confirmation within 4 business days with details about your group visit once your reservation is confirmed.
  • If you do not receive your e-confirmation within 4 business days, please check your spam folder and then contact a reservation specialist at (513) 287-7021.
Payment and cancellations
  • Payments with a credit card, check or purchase order are due at least one week before your visit.
  • 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.
  • For cancellations due to inclement weather or emergency closings, please call (513) 287-7021 as soon as possible prior to your visit date and time to leave a cancellation message.
Field Trip Request Form
*Please reserve for maximum numbers. Increases cannot be made upon arrival. The total number of people in the group must be 80 or less.
*Include all adults: teachers, parent chaperones, bus drivers, etc. *1 to 5 ratio required for grades PreK-1, 1 to 10 ratio required for grades 2-8 and 1 to 15 ratio required for grades 9 – 12.

*The total number of people in the group must be 80 or less.
*Cincinnati Museum Center is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
*10 a.m. is the first arrival time.
*Group visits cannot exceed three hours.
Interpreter-led field trips are available upon request and based on availability.
Do you have questions or are you having trouble with the form?

Please call (513) 287-7021 for assisstance.