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. While the Wex has reopened, they continue to also provide a robust selection of virtual experiences … [Read more...] about Virtual and in-person programs at Wexner Center for the Arts
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 has plenty of … [Read more...] about Sundays train rides at The Ohio Railway Museum
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 Last chance! Don’t miss Blooms and Butterflies at Franklin Park Conservatory
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
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
It's Science time! The COSI Science Festival is May 5-8, 2021 featuring dozens of unique online events showcasing incredible science being done in Ohio. Science is everywhere, and is for everyone! At the end of all of the learning (that'll feel more like fun than education), celebrate your newfound … [Read more...] about Celebrate Science! COSI Science Festival
Thurber House is a nonprofit literary arts center that serves as an educational gathering place for readers, writers, and artists from all over the world. Due to COVID-19 closures, Thurber House events have shifted to online. Thurber House is experiencing decreased attendance and a drop in funding … [Read more...] about Thurber House Author Events and Writing Programs
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, September 18, 2021. The 2020 date was cancelled and the 2021 date was moved to fall, so please check links to ensure the 2021 event is still … [Read more...] about Free admission for National Museum Day in September
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
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!
Not scheduled for 2021; COSI re-opens in June 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. … [Read more...] about COSI EMS and Safety Day
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 On Pause: Reduced admission with COSI Family Friday Nights
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.