Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains
Open November 8, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Entry: Included in Discovery Ticket | Location: Union Terminal
Rediscover a beloved holiday tradition
Memories are born in wide-eyed wonder and winterland whimsy
Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains brings out the wide-eyed wonder in kids of all ages. From the toddler ringing the bell of the riding train to the teen counting every LEGO brick tot he grandparent watching model trains zip through a mini metropolis, our signature holiday experience brings families together in ageless joy.
Get a bird's-eye view of the Duke Energy Holiday Trains, a staple of Cincinnati holidays since 1946. Watch from above or get a track-level view as hundreds of model trains zip along thousands of feet of track in the historic layout.
Take a snowy walk and build a snowman under the mesmerizing northern lights. Walk among a blizzard of bricks in a custom-built LEGO wonderland. Let Santa know what you’re hoping for this year.
Increased accessibility for little ones and expanded train layouts, including Thomas the Tank Engine, Carlisle & Finch, Lionel and a riding train, round out a visit.
Monday Member Hours in December
Members, join Cincy Santa as he tells stories to children about how fairies play an important part in Santa's work! There may even be a chance to catch some! Stories from the North Pole is free with your Museum Membership and will occur during the Member early access (9 to 10 a.m.).
December 22, noon to 3 p.m.
Celebrate winter solstice traditions from around the world!
December 31, 2018
Ring in the New Year in the restored Rotunda as we explore unique New Year customs, games and music from all over the globe.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open daily with the exception of Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day.
Members-only early entry at 9 a.m. on Mondays and Saturdays.