Programs for Kids
At Cincinnati Museum Center, we're sure to have a program your child will love, regardless of age, interest or style of learning.
Our programming is multi-disciplinary (like us), and focuses on everything from art and culture to science, history and technology. Try one, or try them all. And remember, Members always get the best deals! Want news about our programs delivered right to your inbox? Sign up for our email newsletters!
Programs for Kids
Children 1 to 12 years old will love our educational and engaging birthday parties offered in Duke Energy Children's Museum.
KidSPACE in Duke Energy Children's Museum offers regular programs centered on making and creating.
Learn about caring for your pets and graduate with a diploma, a stethoscope and a goody bag!
Fulfill your Girl Scout and Boy Scout badge requirements with CMC! Programs include private classroom demonstrations and time in the Museums.
Children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. Get movin' at a Dance Party to get physically active, stay fit and have fun!
Participate in experiences and activities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) that will show you how fascinating and cool STEM can be! This free program is designed for girls ages 8-14.
Get started in STEM, or go deeper than you have time for in school, by visiting the museum's STEM Lab. The lab's amenities include a fume hood and gas connection, which allows for explosively interesting chemistry demonstrations, touchscreen televisions and a ton of space to test your own mad methodology.
Explore science, technology, history and the arts through creative, hands-on activities and games at our fun and educational Museum Camps.
Grab your sleeping bag and experience what USA Today and Family Vacation Critic have called one of the country's best museum overnights!
Bring your little ones to the Duke Energy Children's Museum at 11 a.m. Wednesdays as we play, dance, sing and listen to a new story each week!
Find out about different artists, cultures, art movements and artistic styles from around the world in this free art program for children 5 and younger.
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.
As we continue to develop and open new galleries for you to explore, there are select times when adjacent galleries may be temporarily unavailable in order for exhibit work to occur. Please see the current list of unavailable galleries and dates here.
Children's Museum Policy
Duke Energy Children's Museum is reserved for general admission visitors on Mondays. Groups visits are limited to Tuesday through Sunday.