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 ext. 13 or 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. The price of this fun-filled party is $500. Contact Explorium at 859-258-3253 ext. 13 or for more information or to schedule your overnight.

More information is listed under Birthdays.

Traveling Exhibit Rental

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. for information, pricing, or booking.