March 23, 2011
MEDIA CONTACT: Jenna Stoll, (513) 287-7099 office, (513) 373-6592 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet two of the Stars of our New OMNIMAX Film
Meet Sean Casey, look inside and enter to win a ride in the TIV
CINCINNATI- Our new OMNIMAX film is off to a whirl of a start and now, two of the film’s stars are rolling up to Cincinnati Museum Center. Sean Casey and the Tornado Intercept Vehicle (TIV) will be at Cincinnati Museum Center on Sunday, March 27 and Monday, March 28.
Have you always wanted to be a storm chaser? Come meet Sean Casey, star of our new OMNIMAX film Tornado Alley and the Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers and see his Tornado Intercept Vehicle that is driven straight towards the storms!
Sean and the TIV will be at Cincinnati Museum Center on Sunday, March 27 from 1-2:30 p.m. and 3:45-5:30 p.m.
On Monday, March 28 they will be on Fountain Square from 7-10 a.m. and at Cincinnati Museum Center from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Get up close and look inside the TIV and enter to win a ride! Enter online at Cincinnati Museum Center’s Facebook page, the contest page at Local 12, the contest page at 700 WLW and the B-105 Country Club. Winners will be chosen from each organization individually and rides will be given at scheduled times Sunday, March 27.
And don’t forget to catch Tornado Alley while you are here and enjoy weather programming in the Museum of Natural History & Science, Duke Energy Children’s Museum and Cincinnati History Museum as part of Weather Weekend on Saturday and Sunday!
Tornado Alley scheduled show times:
Monday through Wednesday- 1, 2, 3 and 5 p.m.
Thursday- 1, 2, 3, 5, 7
Friday- 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 9 p.m.
Saturday- 11 a.m., 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9 p.m.
Sunday- 11 a.m., 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 p.m.
For more information call (513) 287-7000 or visit www.cincymuseum.org.
About Cincinnati Museum Center:
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is a nationally recognized institution dedicated to sparking community dialogue, insight and inspiration. As one of the top cultural attractions in the Midwest, Cincinnati Museum Center has served as an educational, research and entertainment resource to millions of visitors from around the world.
Organizations within Museum Center include the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater, and the Cincinnati Historical Society Library. These organizations combine to serve more than one million visitors annually, reaching out to nearly 400,000 young people through hands-on exhibits and programs.
Originally built in 1933 as a train station, Union Terminal stands as one of the last remaining grand-scale Art Deco style railroad terminals. The building is a National Historic Landmark and was renovated and reopened as Cincinnati Museum Center in 1990. For information, call 1-800-733-2077 or visit www.cincymuseum.org.