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 reopens on July 5 with … [Read more...] about Take a train ride at The Ohio Railway Museum beginning in July!
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. Once they reopen, the Wex is a great place to get lost inside for a few hours by yourself, with friends, or … [Read more...] about Explore virtual offerings at Wexner Center for the Arts
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
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
Franklin Park Conservatory is ready to reopen for the 2020 season on June 13, which admission and safety precautions in place. See details here. Bloom and Butterflies exhibit will NOT open for 2020 due to the lengthy closure. We hope to see it back in Spring of 2021. Bloom and Butterflies … [Read more...] about Blooms and Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory
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
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 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 Events and Teas
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
Ohio History Center is celebrating Star Wars Day on Saturday, May 4 with special programming! Let the Force be with you all day during First Friday Film Series at Ohio History Center. Star Wars Day Program schedule (more programming may be added) Creatures of Star Wars • … [Read more...] about Star Wars Day at Ohio History Center
It's Science time! The COSI Science Festival is May 1-4, 2019 featuring over 100 events all over the city for ALL AGES! At the end of all of the learning (that'll feel more like fun than education), celebrate your newfound science skills at the Big Science Celebration on May 4! COSI … [Read more...] about Celebrate Science! COSI Science Festival
Enjoy a night of family fun at the Ohio History Center with the First Friday Film Series on the first Friday of the month. You can explore museum exhibits and family activities starting at 5 pm before watching a family-friendly movie at 7 pm. Starting at 5 p.m., museum admission is just $8, and $4 … [Read more...] about First Friday Film Series at Ohio History Center