Late winter through Spring is the perfect time to visit Blooms and Butterflies at the Franklin Park Conservatory. As one of the most popular exhibits, you won't want to miss it in 2021 after it was closed for 2020! From Feb. 20-May 31, 2021, hundreds of exotic butterflies will fill the … [Read more...] about It’s back! Blooms and Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory
Exploring museums is the perfect blend of entertainment and education, and a great way to spend some time! Museum admission can be expensive, but some of the best museums in Columbus offer discounted or free museum days. There are even several great museums that are free all of the … [Read more...] about Discounted and Free Museum Days in Columbus
The stunning Capitol Square complex sits in the middle of downtown Columbus, surrounded by Broad, High, State, and 3rd Streets. Capitol Square includes the Ohio Statehouse, Senate Building and Atrium. The buildings are working government offices, and monuments to the people and the period during … [Read more...] about Tours and events at Ohio Statehouse, Museum, and Gift Shop
The Kelton House Museum stands as a snapshot of 19th century life and a station on the Underground Railroad. It is a treasure trove of Victoriana, containing everything from lavishly embellished Victorian silverware to unusual items such as a woven-hair brooch worn by Kelton family … [Read more...] about Kelton House Museum: 19th Century Life and Underground Railroad Stop
Wexner Center for the Arts, located on campus at Ohio State, is a multidisciplinary research laboratory for the arts with programming featuring performing arts, exhibitions, and media arts. The Wex has closed again due to rising COVID-19 cases in Central Ohio. The center will continue to … [Read more...] about Wexner Center for the Arts: Closed; offers virtual experiences
Ohio History Center and Ohio Village are starting their reopening process. While they won't fully reopen to the public or to members until 2021, they are offering modified in-person experiences until then. While some of the annual events may not be the same as in the past, they will still be … [Read more...] about Ohio History Center: Sleepy Hollow Drive-in, Family Field Trips, and more!
Bank of America customers can enjoy free museum admission on the first full weekend of every month through the bank’s Museums On Us program. Show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch, or U.S. Trust credit or debit card and a photo ID on Saturday or Sunday of the first full weekend, and you … [Read more...] about Free museum pass for Bank of America customers
UPDATE: COSI is closed until further notice. Please read COSI’s statement regarding COVID-19. For facts and up-to-date information on the novel coronavirus and associated disease (COVID-19), please visit coronavirus.ohio.gov. Give the kids something fun to do on a Friday Night to celebrate back … [Read more...] about CANCELLED: Reduced admission with COSI Family Friday Nights
Train enthusiasts of all ages will love The Ohio Railway Museum in Worthington! Not only can you check out the amazing collection of trains, you can take a two mile round trip demonstration ride on one of the museum's streetcars or interurbans. The Ohio Railway Museum reopened in July with … [Read more...] about Sundays train rides at The Ohio Railway Museum
National Museum Day has been postponed due to the threat of COVID-19. Lose yourself in a great museum this year with FREE admission to one of 1,200 venues in the U.S. during the annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live! on Saturday, April 4, 2020. This is a special year for the event as it … [Read more...] about POSTPONED: Free admission for National Museum Day
Don't miss the annual Craftin' Outlaws Spring Show on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 10 am – 5 pm at Columbus Museum of Art. Admission is free for this fun show and open to all ages, and includes free admission to the museum all day! Expect hip handmade items and modern crafts – not … [Read more...] about Craftin’ Outlaws Spring Show at Columbus Museum of Art
COSI, Columbus' Dynamic Hands-On Science Center, just announced exciting news for our educators! Teachers get free admission to COSI, and receive a discounted rate on educator Family memberships for $119. Family membership includes two named adults and dependent children or grandchildren … [Read more...] about Teachers get free admission to COSI
Blue Star Museums is offering free museum admission to more than 2,000 museums across America for active duty service members and families. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense The program runs from … [Read more...] about Military families get free museum admission across U.S.
If you haven't been to AHA! Children's Museum in Lancaster yet with the kids, you're missing out! It's full of hands-on, interactive, playful and educational fun that encourages everyone to explore and get their hands into everything. The new, bigger location features even more … [Read more...] about Teachers get free admission to AHA! Children’s Museum
CANCELLED FOR 2020 In celebration of National Safety Week, COSI is having EMS and Safety Day on Sunday, May 19, from 11 am – 3 pm. Firefighters from the Columbus Division of Fire and other emergency personnel will be there, along with their vehicles. Watch while the Columbus Fire … [Read more...] about COSI EMS and Safety Day