Duke Energy Children’s Museum opened in 1998 and has since consistently ranked in the top 10 children’s museums in the U.S. Kids can climb, crawl, explore and learn about themselves and the world around them with hands-on fun for kids of all ages. Each year, the Children’s Museum presents over 1,800 hours of programming for children covering topics such as arts, culture, reading, science and more. At the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, fun and learning go hand in hand.
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is home to the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater, and the Cincinnati Historical Society Library. It is a nationally recognized educational and research resource and one of the top cultural attractions in the Midwest.
More than one million people visit annually, reaching out to almost 200,000 young people through hands-on exhibits and programming. As a center for the entire community, more than 700 events are held in the building each year. Originally built in 1933 as the Union Terminal train station, the building is a national historic landmark and was renovated and re-opened as Cincinnati Museum Center in 1990.