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Reds Hall of Fame hosts Presidents Day weekend events

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

It's Presidents Day weekend and America's pastime has many connections to the highest office in the land.

The Reds Hall of Fame & Museum has the following events:

Kings of the Queen City Exhibit 

The new exhibit -- Kings of the Queen City --  opens to the public on Friday.

It features a dynamic graphic timeline that emphasizes the greatest moments and biggest names in Reds history and a wide range of artifacts that represent Reds history from the early days of the team in the late 19th century to present day.

Baseball and the Presidents

 Historian Mel Marmer returns to the Reds Hall of Fame & Museum at 1 p.m. Saturday to present "Baseball and the Presidents."

This presentation offers a look into the association of baseball and American presidency.

In addition to appearing at the Reds Hall of Fame during previous Presidents Day weekends,  Marmer has also spoken at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. The presentation is free with museum admission.

Half-Price Admission on Presidents Day – Monday

In honor of Presidents Day, the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum will be offering half-price admission on Monday.

Discounted admission is $5 for adults, $4 for students and seniors, and $3 for active military and veterans. Children ages four and younger are free.

The museum is next to Great American Ball Park, downtown.

During the offseason, museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and seven days a week Opening Day through October with extended hours on game days.

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