This weekend: Spend a "Night at the Museum"
June 16, 2009
Have you ever wondered what happens at night in that huge dark building? Find out this Sat., June 20, from 7-11 p.m. during "Night at the Museum ," a family-friendly event inspired by Ben Stiller's popular new movie "Night at the Museum 2: Battle of the Smithsonian ."
Visitors can explore the museum and take part in various activities that make history fun. Print your name in hieroglyphics, dress up as a star in a silent film, interact with historical characters (including a mummy!), play Native American games, make a shell necklace and toss corncob darts. There will also be face painting for the little ones and free refreshments for all.
You can't miss the Ohio Historical Center building right off of I-71 at 17th Avenue, adjacent to the Ohio Expo Center. Admission is $12 for adults, $9 for children (ages 6-12). Kids 5 and under are free. Rates are discounted for members of the Ohio Historical Society.
For more details, visit their Web site or call 614-297-2300.