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1     Scholastic Book Fair - now through July 12.  Summer Reading Fun!  Pick out a good summer read or two. We have books for all ability levels. The book fair is open during regular museum hours. Admission to the museum is not required to shop. All proceeds benefit kidscommons and our outreach efforts.

     Independence Day Celebration.  Get ready for your 4th of July celebrations with entertaining experiments and art projects at 11AM, 1PM and 3PM.

4      CLOSED

10    Artz Daze ~ Get Up, Get Out, Get Art on Washington.  Enjoy FREE art programming from 11AM – 3PM in front of The Commons with our partner, Columbus Area Arts Council.   Featured medium this month is block printing.

12   Free Family Fun Time.   Free museum admission 1-5PM. One adult is required for every five children.  Free admission is sponsored by Centra Credit Union.

12   Last day of Scholastic Book Fair. 

18   Visit us at the Columbus Farmer’s Market from 10am-12N for children’s activities. The summer market is at 501 Brown St. and takes place in the Cummins parking lot.



Now Open Mondays through August 3rd!


Summer Hours:
Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 1-5PM
309 Washington Street

Admission: $7.00/person ages 18 months and older
Group discounts available with advance notification.


Our beloved ExploraHouse Exhibit - home of the world famous giant toilet - is going to be remodeled!

ExploraHouse will be CLOSED Aug. 3 - Sept. 2,
opening just in time for Labor Day weekend.

You are going to love what you discover when the exhibit re-opens!

We would like to thank the
Carl Marshall Reeves & Mildred Almen Reeves Foundation,
John & Nancy Wagner,  and our Carnivale Italy donors
for making these improvements possible.