Weekends at the BOO!seum are scaring up fun

Activities every weekend in October; wear a costume and save $3

CINCINNATI - Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is helping you scare up some fun this October. From dance parties to costume parades to creepy crawlies and more, Weekends at the BOO!seum are frighteningly fun.

CMC knows that when October hits, little ghouls and goblins are howling for the chance to show off their costume. That’s why they’re giving you multiple reasons to put on your costume and to save while doing it. CMC is giving you $3 off Museum Admission when you come in costume every Saturday and Sunday in October.

But Weekends at the BOO!seum aren’t just about wearing a costume, it’s a chance to strut your spooky stuff.  Join weekend costume parades in The Children’s Museum at Noon and 2 p.m. You can also do the Monster Mash during Children’s Museum dance parties, participate in spooky art activities in KidSPACE and listen and sing along during fall-themed story times.

Visit the Museum of Natural History & Science to see bats and snakes up close and personal as the museum unmasks these often-misunderstood animals. And experience levitating pumpkins, boo bubbles and more during a hair-raising show on the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation Science Stage. The Cincinnati History Museum’s History in the Making Classroom will also introduce you to historic printmaking with a Halloween-themed print you can take with you.

While there won’t be any trick-or-treating, there will be plenty of themed treats available from the museum’s food service. And, of course, plenty of tricks courtesy of chemistry and physics.

Weekends at the BOO!seum are every weekend in October: October 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 21 &22, 28 & 29. All activities are included with Museum Admission and free for CMC Members. Visit the box office to receive $3 off Museum Admission with your costume.

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Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) at Union Terminal is a nationally recognized, award-winning institution housed in a National Historic Landmark. CMC is a vital community resource that sparks curiosity, inspiration, epiphany and dialogue. 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, one of a select few museums in the nation to receive both honors. Organizations within CMC include the Cincinnati History MuseumMuseum of Natural History & ScienceThe Children’s MuseumRobert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® TheaterCincinnati History Library and Archives and the Geier Collections and Research Center. Housed in historic Union Terminal – a National Historic Landmark restored in 2018 and recognized as the nation’s 45th most important building by the American Institute of Architects – CMC welcomes more than 1.8 million visits annually, making it one of the most visited museums in the country. For more information, visit