Cincinnati Museum Center’s newly restored Westheimer Exhibit Halls are specially designed to host traveling exhibitions of all shapes and sizes. Here’s what we’re hosting now.
A Year on the Edge features nearly 100 framed photographs captured over the course of all four seasons at the Richard and Lucile Durrell Edge of Appalachia Preserve System that bring the forest to life. Brilliant sunlight streaming through rock crevices, cascading waterfalls and wildlife holding dominion over the landscape illustrate in vivid detail the beauty of the Edge’s wild spaces.
Extended by popular demand!
Take your imagination to infinity… and beyond! It’s your turn in the artist’s seat as we reveal The Science Behind Pixar. Since Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story debuted in 1995, generations have grown up with the studio’s films and characters. Now discover the science that brings them to life. The interactive exhibition showcases the boundless limits of STEM, imagination and curiosity, thrilling you as you come face-to-face with popular characters, including Buzz Lightyear, Dory, Mike and Sulley, Edna Mode and WALL•E.
Now Open through October 2, 2022
Jewish influences in Cincinnati have shaped our food, medicine, arts institutions, social justice movements, how we enjoy sports and more. Our Shared Story: 200 Years of Jewish Cincinnati is celebrating the lasting influences of Cincinnati’s Jewish community on the city we know today.
Now Open through January 8, 2023
America’s Epic Treasures featuring Preternatural by Michael Scott showcases 32 major works in an immersive exhibition inspired by the beauty of natural landscapes and the destructive and rejuvenating nature of the elements. Vibrant colors and skillful execution create dynamic textures and compositions that draw you into the artwork, evoking a greater appreciation for the magic and mystery of nature.
Opening October 14, 2022
Venture into one of the most isolated environments on Earth on a journey into the unexpected. Uncover never-before-seen dinosaur fossils buried beneath snow and ice in Dinosaurs of Antarctica: The Exhibition.
November 12, 2021 to January 2, 2022
Holiday Junction featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains brings out the wide-eyed wonder in kids of all ages. From the child with their eyes peeled for visitors from the North Pole to the teen counting every LEGO brick to the grandparent watching model trains zip through a mini metropolis, our signature holiday experience brings families together in ageless joy.
Includes Cincinnati History Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science and The Children's Museum
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Open Thursday – Monday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day