Rentals and Overnights

When the Explorium is closed to the public, it can be open to you and your friends or company!

Looking for a great place to have your office holiday party, entertain clients, a private function for your children? The Explorium is available to rent most days beginning at 6:00 pm. Catering can be provided by renter and food can be eaten inside the Explorium (some foods may be limited to rooms without carpeting, i.e. barbeque, pizza). Alcoholic beverages may be consumed if provided by a caterer with a proper ABC license.

How cool would your next private party be with all of the fun exhibits and the Explorium.


$250 per hour and includes the entire Museum. One staff member will be on hand during the evening. Tables and table clothes are provided with rental fee. Contact us at 859-258-3253 to schedule your event or for more information.


Your group can take over the Explorium for a night at our Explorium Overnight. Overnights include pizza dinner, museum rental, activities, and breakfast. Pricing is determined by size of group and activities requested. Base price starts at $20 per child with a minimum of 25 children. (If your group has less than 25 children, the base price would be $500 per night.) Contact Explorium at or 859-258-3253 for more information or to schedule your overnight.

Traveling Exhibit Rental

Saddles Up! The Versatile Arabian Horse is a travelling exhibit including dramatic play props (costumes, saddles, equisizer horses) that teach about different styles of showing. There is a full size fiberglass Arabian horse and handler for display. A kiosk with information about the Arabian horse, an exhibit about tying a turban, and Arabian horse trivia and information packets. There is also a simulated nomadic tent with dramatic play items and a book nook. Comes with free standing signage that gives more information about the horse and its impressive history. Need 1,000 square feet for display. Contact Catie Fulcher, 859-258-3253 or for more information, pricing, or booking. This exhibit is a partnership with Markel, The Arabian Horsemen’s Distress Fund, and the Pyramid Society.

Braille Touch Cart is a mini-travelling exhibit that includes braillers, low vision simulator goggles, raised relief US map puzzle, “What is Blindness” information. Entirity of exhibit is housed on portable cart. Contact Catie Fulcher, 859-258-3253 or for information, pricing, or booking.

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