Cultural Events/Exhibits/Tours

Cincinnati Museum Center

American Legacy Tours | 1332 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 859-951-8560

Historic tours in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

  • Weekly. Ultimate Queen City Underground Tour • Hidden Caverns Tour
  • Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. 1919 Baseball Tour • Inside Cincy’s Arts
  • Saturdays, 11 a.m. Newport Gangster Tour
  • Saturdays, 1 p.m. Cincinnati Wine and Dessert Tour
  • Saturdays, 6 p.m. Ultimate Queen City is Haunted Tour
  • Saturdays, 7 p.m. The Nightmare on Elm Street Haunted Tour
  • Sundays, 2 p.m. Grit and Graft
  • Saturdays Sept. 7-Nov. 2, 7 & 9 p.m. Mt Healthy is Haunted
  • Saturdays Oct. 5-26, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. Newport is Haunted • Covington Haunted & Historic Tour

American Sign Museum | 1330 Monmouth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225. 513-541-6366

  • Permanent collection

The Archaeological Research Institute | Lawrenceburg. 812-290-2966

  • Hands-on educational experiences in Southeast Indiana, Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

ArtWorks Mural Tours

  • May thru October. Walking tours of Pendleton, Over-the-Rhine and downtown

Behringer-Crawford Museum | 1600 Montague Rd., Covington, KY 41011. 859-491-4003

  • Artifacts and history of Northern Kentucky
  • June 18, 11:30 a.m. Brown Bag Luncheon: Jessica Whitehead “The History of the Kentucky Derby in 75 Objects”

Betts House | 416 Clark St., Cincinnati, OH 45203. 513-651-0734

  • CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS
  • Permanent exhibit. “History at Home: The Story of the Betts Family, the West End and Cincinnati”

The Big Bounce America

  • June 28-30. World’s Biggest Bounce House (Olympian Club, Colerain Twp.)

Brewing Heritage Trail Tour Center | ​1939 Race St. Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-604-9812

  • Wednesdays & Saturdays, 2 p.m. Over & Under the Rhine Tour
  • Thursdays-Fridays, 2 p.m.; Saturdays, 3 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. Built on Beer Tour
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m. Brewers & Barons Trail Tour
  • Saturdays & Sundays, noon. Cincinnati Brewing & Distilling Tasting Tour
  • Select Sundays, 11 a.m. Cellars & Saloons Sunday Brunch Tour

Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

  • Check back for future events.

Cincinnati Auto Expo | Duke Energy Convention Center

  • Automotive industry innovations from popular domestic and import manufacturers

Cincinnati Fire Museum | 315 W. Court St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-5553

  • Permanent collection

Cincinnati Food Tours | 107 W. Elder St. Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-602-5602

  • Mondays & Fridays, 10 a.m. “Cincinnati City Tour” (Findlay Market)
  • Wednesdays, 11 a.m. “Cincinnati Streetcar Food Tour” (Findlay Market)
  • Fridays, 11 a.m. & Saturdays, 3 p.m. “The Original Findlay Market Tour.” Learn more about Findlay Market.
  • Fridays & Saturdays, 1 p.m. “Walnut Hills Food and Drink Tour” (Fireside Pizza)
  • Fridays, 2 p.m. “The All-American Food Tour in Pendleton” (Ziegler Park)
  • Saturdays, 2 p.m. “Hyde Park Food and Drink Tour” (Hyde Park Square) • “Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour” (Findlay Market)

Cincinnati Museum Center | 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203. 513-287-7000

  • Current exhibits. “A Year on the Edge” • “An Unfinished Revolution: Women and the Vote” • “Inspired by Nature: The Art and Activism of Charley Harper” • “Made in Cincinnati”
  • Permanent exhibit: “Ancient Worlds Hiding in Plain Sight”
  • Thru July 28. “Pompeii: The Exhibition”
  • July 13, 1:30 p.m. Deaf Day at “Pompeii: The Exhibition”
  • Aug. 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1940’s Day

Cincinnati Nature Center | 4949 Tealtown Rd., Milford, OH  45150

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Cincinnati Observatory | 3489 Observatory Pl., Cincinnati, OH 45208

  • Oldest professional observatory in the United States

Cincinnati Parks

  • June 29, 2-10 p.m. All-American Birthday Bash (Sawyer Point)

Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Smale Family Fun Days (Smale Riverfront Park):

  • June 13
  • Aug. 1

Cincinnati Pride | Downtown and Sawyer Point

  • June 22, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Parade followed by festival celebrating gender and sexual diversity

Cincinnati Type & Print Museum | 2307 W. 8th St., Cincinnati, OH 45204

  • Permanent collection of equipment, tools and artifacts

Cincinnati Zoo | 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-281-4700

  • Check back for future events.

Concours d’Elegance | Ault Park and other venues.

  • June 8, 2025. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati

  • Check back for future events.

Fairfield Community Arts Center | 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, OH 45014. 513-867-5348.

  • Check back for future events.

Friends of Music Hall | 513-621-2787

  • Indoor tours available weekly.
  • Outdoor tours by appointment.

GeoFair | Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45246

  • May 2025

Glendale Heritage Preservation | 44 Village Square, Glendale, OH 45246. 513-771-8722

  • Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. “For 50 Years, Preserving the Past for the Future”

Great Parks of Hamilton County

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Greater Cincinnati Police Museum | 308 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-300-3664

  • Permanent collection

Harriet Beecher Stowe House | 2950 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206. 513-751-0651

  • Currently under renovation.
  • June 26, 5:30 p.m. Grab Your Slice (of History) Walking Tour
  • July 19-21. A Historic Housewarming Celebration of Freedom

Heritage Village Museum | 11450 Lebanon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241. 513-563-9484

  • Aug. 15, 7 p.m. “Broken Country, Broken Families, Broken Hearts: Divided Families of the Civil War”
  • Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. “Columbia Settlement 1788”

Period Dinner:

  • July 24, 6-8 p.m. “From the Table at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello”
  • Sept. 25, 6-8 p.m. “Dinner with Darkness: Tales from Irving, Shelley, Stoker, and Poe”
  • Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m. “The Nutcracker: Tchaikovsky’s Ballet”

Spirits by Starlight Ghost Tours:

  • June 15, 7-10 p.m.
  • July 20, 7-10 p.m.
  • Aug. 10, 7-10 p.m.

Holocaust & Humanity Center | Cincinnati Museum Center, Union Terminal. 513-487-3055

  • Media, artifacts, art, and interactive exhibitions regarding the Holocaust

Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati | 8092 Plantation Dr., West Chester, OH 45069

  • First Saturday, 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. “Know Your Neighbor”

Krohn Conservatory | Eden Park, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-4086

  • Thru Aug. 18. “Butterflies in Space”

Lloyd Library and Museum | 917 Plum St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-3707

  • Permanent exhibit. George Rieveschl Jr.: History of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Loveland Castle & Museum | 12075 Shore Dr., Loveland, OH 45140

  • Full-scale replica of medieval castle

Memorial Hall | 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-977-8838

  • Check back for future events.

Mercantile Library | 414 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-0717

  • Check back for future events.

Milford Historical Society | 906 Main St., Milford, OH 45150. 513-248-0324

  • Permanent exhibit. Historical displays of art, artifacts and more.

Mt. Adams Civic Association | 513-235-3957

  • May thru Oct. Historic walking tours

National Museum of the United States Air Force | 1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433.

  • World’s largest military aviation museum

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center | 50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-333-7500

  • Permanent collection exploring themes of individual freedom
  • June 19, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Juneteenth Jubilee
  • July 13-Oct. 13. “The Negro Motorist Green Book”

National VOA Museum of Broadcasting | 8070 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, OH 45069. 513-777-0027

  • Radio’s golden age and Cincinnati’s role in America’s global voice

Newport Aquarium | 1 Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071

  • Thousands of the world’s most exotic aquatic creatures

Ohio Alleycat Resource | 5619 Orlando Pl., Cincinnati, OH 45227

  • Check back for future events.

Over-the-Rhine Museum | 513-813-7309

  • Saturdays thru July 21, 10 a.m. North of Liberty Walking Tour
  • Sundays thru June 15, 10 a.m. Women’s History Walking Tour
  • Sundays thru June 22, 10 a.m. South of Liberty Walking Tour

Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati | 315 W. Southern Ave., Covington, KY 41015

  • First Saturday, May thru Oct., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibited railroad yard collection

Raptor Inc. | 961 Barg Salt Run Rd., Milford, OH 45150

  • Birds of prey sanctuary
  • Final Sunday, April thru Nov., 1-4 p.m. Open House

Rookwood Pottery | 1920 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-381-2510

  • Select Fridays & Saturdays. Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Skirball Museum | Hebrew Union College, 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-221-1875

  • Permanent exhibit: “An Eternal People: The Jewish Experience”
  • Thru July 28. “The Guiding Hand: The Barr Foundation Collection of Torah Pointers”
  • July 16, 7-9 p.m. “Functional and Fabulous: The History and Artistry of the Yad,” lecture by Abby Schwartz

Sorg Opera House | 55 S. Main St., Middletown, OH 45044

  • June 30, 3-4:30 p.m. Guided Tour of Sorg Opera House

Taft Museum of Art | 316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-241-0343

  • Check back for future events.

Tri-State Warbird Museum | 4021 Borman Dr., Batavia, OH 45103

  • Permanent exhibitions of military and historic aviation

Valley View Nature Preserve | 5330 S. Milford Rd., Milford, OH 45150

  • Check back for future events.

Vent Haven Museum | 33 West Maple Ave., Ft. Mitchell. 859-341-0461

  • World’s only museum dedicated to ventriloquism

White Water Shaker Village | 11813 Oxford Rd., Harrison, OH 45030

  • Sept. 15 & Oct. 5, 2-5 p.m. Open houses and guided tours

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