Within an hour or two you have some options for excitement, education and fun.
Armstrong Air & Space Museum in Wapakoneta, Ohio It’s focus has remained the same since it’s opening in 1972: to stand not only as a repository of Ohio’s aeronautical history and a monument to Ohio’s contribution to aviation and space exploration, but also as a tribute to Ohioan Neil Armstrong, whose “one small step for a man” was indeed a “giant leap for mankind.” https://www.armstrongmuseum.
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in Dayton, Ohio is the premier destination for family learning in the Miami Valley. It is a natural history museum, science center, children’s museum, planetarium, observatory and zoo! https://www.boonshoftmuseum.
Cincinnati Museum Center in Cincinnati, Ohio located in the historical Union Terminal is home to the Duke Energy Children’s Museum and host to other special exhibitions like the “Terra Cotta Army” exhibit. https://www.cincymuseum.org/
Ohio Glass Museum in Lancaster, Ohio was established to reflect the importance of the glassmaking industry in the history of Lancaster and Fairfield County. The museum provides their patrons with interesting displays of glassware from collectors in the local, surrounding areas, and sometimes out-of-state. https://ohioglassmuseum.org/
Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio Great Lakes Science Center makes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) come alive for more than 300,000 visitors a year through hundreds of hands-on exhibits, exhibitions, the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, Steamship William G. Mather, daily science demonstrations, seasonal camps, and more. We’re home to the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, where you’ll find an awesome space experience with galleries, interactive exhibits, fascinating artifacts and amazing NASA media. http://greatscience.com/