Birthdays are back so you can party like a paleontologist, princess or scientist at Cincinnati Museum Center

Now booking for May and beyond

CINCINNATI – Don’t just plan your birthday party, choose your own adventure. Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is ready to help you do just that with customizable party options in the Duke Energy Children’s Museum. CMC is now booking parties for May and beyond.

Whether you’re a princess, a paleontologist, chemist or a wizard, you can book your party your way. With programming, decorations and cake options, you can build the party you’ll never forget and your friends will talk about all year.

The Standard Party including admission to the Duke Energy Children’s Museum for up to 25 guests, including the party family, free parking for the party family, use of the party room for one and a half hours and a gift for the birthday child. Standard parties take place during museum hours.

The Exclusive Party includes everything in the Standard Party package but bumps the guest count to 50 and includes exclusive use of the Duke Energy Children’s Museum for two hours. Exclusive Parties are available Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m.

You can even party all night with the Overnight Party package. Up to 35 guests can enjoy exclusive access to the Duke Energy Children’s Museum and sleep among some of your favorite exhibits like The Woods, Waterworks, Energy Zone and Inside the Grin.

You can customize your party with add-ons to extend the party length, add guests and include themed decorations and programming. Programming options include: Train Party, Animal Party, Royal Tea Party, Dinosaur Party, Messy Science Party, Dance Party, Witches and Wizards Party and LEGO® Party. CMC can even provide the cake, courtesy of Servatii, or families are welcome to bring their own cake.

For a full list of party themes, prices and times visit or call (513) 287-7000.


About Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) at Union Terminal is a nationally recognized institution and national historic landmark. Dedicated to sparking community dialogue, insight and inspiration, CMC was awarded the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and received accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums in 2012. CMC is one of a select few museums in the nation with both of these honors, making it a unique asset and a vital community resource. Union Terminal has been voted the nation's 45th most important building by the American Institute of Architects. Organizations within CMC include the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater and Cincinnati History Library & Archives. Recognized by Forbes Traveler Magazine as the 17th most visited museum in the country, CMC welcomes more than one million visitors annually. For more information, visit