The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is offering free admission to fans 17 and under on “Kids Weekend” this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 & 25. The Hall of Fame will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

Special programming and activities are planned for kids and families all weekend, including:

• Free batting cages each day with instruction from a former Reds player
– Saturday: 1999 Rookie of the Year Scott Williamson (10 to 11 a.m.)
– Sunday: Reds Hall of Famer Ron Oester (11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

• Autograph signings with Scott Williamson (Saturday, 11 to 11:30 a.m.) and Ron Oester (Sunday, 12:30 to 1 p.m.)

• Meet a Reds mascot and take your photo with a World Series trophy
– Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to Noon
– Sunday: 1 to 1:30 p.m.

• Show how fast you can throw in Strike Zone, presented by Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. All ages are welcome to throw and prizes will be awarded to the fastest throw in different age groups. (Noon to 2 p.m. both days)

• Hold a piece of Reds history by putting on the curator’s gloves and learning about artifacts at the Discovery Table (Noon to 4 p.m. both days)

• Win great prizes on the “Wheel of Fame” for a $10 donation – everyone is a winner!

• Additional kid-friendly exhibits and activities include:
– You Make the Call, where fans can call the play like a Major League announcer
– Cincinnati Children’s Kids Clubhouse, featuring videos and interactive experiences for kids
– Hall of Fame Theater, which will feature special video programming for the weekend
– Scavenger hunts through the museum and coloring activities

The Reds Hall of Fame Gift Shop will feature year-end closeout specials on matted prints, autographed items and Reds Hall of Fame apparel marked down to their lowest prices of the season.

Additionally, all visitors will receive a complimentary Stars of the Queen City poster.

About the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum:
Driven by a mission to celebrate greatness, preserve history and provide inspiration, the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is the place where the story of Reds baseball comes alive each day. Established in 1958, the Reds Hall of Fame is the oldest continually operating team Hall of Fame in all of baseball. Since its inception, 85 players, managers and executives have been honored with induction. The museum features 15,000 square feet of historical, interactive and educational exhibits, highlighting the rich and storied tradition of the Reds for fans of all ages.

Located at Great American Ball Park, the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. year-round.

Plan your visit at or by calling 513-765-7923.

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