We are not currently accepting field trip reservations. Please check back for updates on availability or call us at (513) 287-7021 for outreach programs.
Keep Learning With Us
As a leading educational institution, we are exploring ways CMC can continue to be a resource for you and your students. We are creating virtual learning opportunities and online resources – including exhibits, videos, blogs, curator interviews and activities – to help students keep their minds active during school closure.
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Delta Dental Grant
Delta Dental and Cincinnati Museum Center are proud to partner together again to offer a grant for groups to visit the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, which includes the Inside the Grin exhibit. This opportunity is available for Kindergarten to grade 4 classes in Hamilton County, Ohio who have a financial need. Classroom educators will complete evaluations from both Delta Dental and Cincinnati Museum Center. Students can participate in self-paced activities that enhance the Inside the Grin exhibit. Teachers will be contacted by email two or three weeks of application.
- Inside the Grin Activity Sheet Grades K to 2
- Inside the Grin Activity Sheet Grades 3 to 4
- ArtLinks Bus Request form
- Art Bus Information Packet
Learning Lab pre- and post-visit worksheets
Cincinnati Museum Center is pleased to provide teachers with pre- and post-visit resources. Each of our early childhood, science and social studies Learning Labs have an accompanying worksheet to help prepare your students for their Learning Lab and to continue the fun after their visit!
Preview and Prep
Have a field trip booked to the Cincinnati Museum Center and want to take a walk through to prepare? Educators who have booked a field trip may visit any of the three museums for free one time before their scheduled visit. Simply bring your confirmation letter and ID to verify you are the educator on the reservation accompanying the students.
Educators receive a $20 discount on their Membership! This offer is not valid in combination with any other discount, coupon or special offer. Proof of educator status must be presented at time of purchase.
Maya Chocolate Drinking Vessels Activity
We may think of Chocolate as just a sweet treat, but for the Maya it was an important part of celebrations and religious rituals. The drinking vessels they used were richly decorated. Create your own with this step by step activity.
Maya and Union Terminal Activity
The local community serves as the focal point for third grade as students begin to understand how their communities have changed over time and to make comparisons with communities in other places. (Third Grade Ohio Social Studies Learning Standard)