FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2023

Cincinnati Museum Center invites you to go Off the Rails After Hours

Nostalgia-fueled 21+ Off the Rails: 90s Edition Oct. 12; tickets on sale Friday

CINCINNATI - Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) is kicking it old school as it revels in JNCO jeans, over-tweezed eyebrows, JTT and so much neon*. CMC’s Off the Rails After Hours is a new 21 and up series, in partnership with their in-house food service and catering team SSA, that invites you to explore its museums after hours with themed programming, food and a cash bar. The first Off the Rails After Hours will let you relive your 90s childhood in The Children’s Museum on October 12 in celebration of The Children’s Museum’s 25th anniversary. So, get a sitter for your Tamagotchi and tape the latest episode of TRL because tickets for Off the Rails: 90s Edition go on sale Friday.

As the children who grew up at Cincinnati Museum Center enter adulthood, CMC is welcoming them back to experience the museum in a whole new way. Off the Rails After Hours combines that childhood nostalgia with a cash bar and a sprinkle of A Night at the Museum.

Off the Rails: 90s Edition opens up The Children’s Museum from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, October 12 for a 90s themed party. You’ll be free to explore The Children’s Museum and reminiscence over your favorite field trip or see if the tunnels and slides of The Woods are as big as you remember. Plus, the Corbett Theater will be your home for 90s karaoke and a DJ will exclusively be spinning 90s hits all night: from Britney to Mariah to Monica to Sandra and Rita. You won’t walk away empty-handed (or empty-wristed) either. Dip into KidSPACE to make friendship bracelets and slime, just like in the good old days. And, since you’re an adult now, you won’t have to ask your mom for change to play classic arcade games. Themed food and drinks will also be available for purchase.

Tickets are available to purchase online but walkup sales will also be available.

  • Presale tickets
    • $15 CMC Member
    • $20 non-Member
  • Walkup tickets
    • $25 CMC Member
    • $30 non-Member

Future Off the Rails After Hours are scheduled for February 8, May 9, August 8 and October 10, 2024 with themes to be announced.

*For those born after 1999, here’s a visual guide to the dreams and nightmares of 90s children.

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About Cincinnati Museum Center
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