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Thursday, November 14

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Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Choo  choo ! Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains is pulling into its home at Cincinnati Museum Center. Children of all ages will enjoy the whimsical train displays, hands-on components like playful dress-up snowmen and a train that young engineers can ride (additional fees apply).  Holiday Junction will have limited extended hours on select dates…. Read more »

$$ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Cincinnati Museum Center- Duke Energy Children's Museum, Cincinnati

Little one’s can stop by the museum to create a masterpiece each week; young artists will have fun, make friends and develop fine motor skills. This program is available on Mondays and Thursdays with a new theme offered each week! 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

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Cincinnati Fire Museum , Cincinnati

Gobble, gobble! Search around the Cincinnati Fire Museum to hunt down 20 turkeys for a small prize. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

The stockings are hung with care and the halls have all been decked; come celebrate the holidays with Taft’s annual display of antique ornaments, toys and decorations! 

$ Categories: Art, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, November 15

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Learn and play with friends! Little ones will participate in activities designed to support the natural stages of development that take place during a child’s first five years. This weekly program is available on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m.

$ Categories: Classes, Museum Events, Playgroups Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Saturday, November 16

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Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

The Behringer-Crawford Museum’s 28th annual train display will surely dazzle and delight your family with over 30 animated, guest-operated features and 250 feet of track rolling through busy cities and snowy countrysides.  Also on display is Wahoo’s Winter Wonderland, a kid-sized animated exhibit based on “The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me”, the Dickens… Read more »

$ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Tri-State Warbird Museum , Batavia

Head to the Tri-State Warbird Museum to explore the cockpits of three amazing air crafts. 

$ Categories: Exhibits, Living History, Museum Events, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, November 17

Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

Super sleuths, become art detectives at the Art Cart and create a secret code bracelet using Morse code. Then help Alice solve the case in the Know Theatre’s presentation of Alice in Neverland at 2 p.m.

Categories: Acting & Theater, Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Tuesday, November 19

Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington

Preschoolers and their grownups can meet new friends and learn how to make a picture puzzle.

$ Categories: Classes, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

Wednesday, November 20

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Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Get your little ones excited for art with this 30 minute class in the Rosenthal Education Center. Young artists will hear art-themed stories, sing songs and explore the world around them through sensory activities. 

Categories: Art, Classes, Crafts, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: 13 – 24 Months, 2 – 3 Years, 4 – 5 Years

Saturday, November 23

Contemporary Arts Center , Cincinnati

Help alter the UnMuseum with sculptures, collages and paint! 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Museum Center, Banfield Pet Hospital, Cincinnati

Meet Veterinarians and Vet Techs to learn how to best care for critters; use vet tools to give check-ups to Banfield’s stuffed animal friends. Children will receive a stethoscope to take home!

$$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Wednesday, November 27

Cincinnati Museum Center

Campers can spend the day learning all about space. Future Astronauts (grades K – 1) will prepare for a journey to space and Rocket Scientists (grades 2 – 4) will learn all about space science, both age groups will see OMNIMAX film Apollo 11: First Steps Edition and explore special exhibit Destination Moon: The Apollo… Read more »

RSVP $$ Categories: Exhibits, Films, Museum Events, Science Ages: 6 – 8 Years, 9 – 12 Years

Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Imaginations can run wild during this fun and creative program; kids can create scary, silly or smiling monster masterpieces. 

$$ Categories: Crafts, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Saturday, November 30

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Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

CMC members, head to Holiday Junction for a special members-only story time with Santa; children will love hearing tales of holiday magic from the Big Man himself! 

Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Fire Museum , Cincinnati

Ho, Ho, Ho! Santa could use some help! Watch as Santa get’s rescued by a CFD ladder truck at noon, then head inside for hot cocoa snacks and the opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap. 

$ Categories: Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sunday, December 1

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Cincinnati Art Museum , Cincinnati

Head to the CAM for holiday family fun; the Art Bar will be transformed into a holly jolly winter wonderland with crafting opportunities like creating holiday cards, custom gift bags and holiday home decorations. Be sure to visit the REC to give back with the Holiday Helpfulness donation drive. 

Categories: Crafts, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Museum Center , Cincinnati

Prepare for a month of holiday festivities; learn all about table manners across the globe. 

$ Categories: Classes, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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Behringer Crawford Museum , Covington

Local children’s librarians will read the childrens books “The Polar Express” and “The Holiday Adventures of Wiley Wahoo & Me!” at Behringer-Crawford Museum. Children can create a Christmas craft and enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and a visit from Santa. Holiday finery or comfy PJs are encouraged.

RSVP $ Categories: Exhibits, Museum Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Thursday, December 5

Taft Museum of Art , Cincinnati

Enjoy a holiday story, make an ornament and explore the decorations of Antique Christmas. 

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Museum Events Ages: 4 – 5 Years, 6 – 8 Years

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