Cultural Exhibits/Tours

NOTE: Even though the pandemic is easing, please check with presenting organizations in case of postponements, cancellations or other changes.

Detail of the lobby’s 60-foot, graphic-novel-style mural, which features stories of WWII Holocaust liberators and survivors with local ties. The artist is Keith Neltner, who created 25 vignettes in all.

Detail of the Holocaust & Humanity Center lobby’s 60-foot, graphic-novel-style mural, which features stories of WWII Holocaust liberators and survivors with local ties. The artist is Keith Neltner, who created 25 vignettes in all.

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

  • Historic tours in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
  • Fridays & Saturdays, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. Newport is Haunted • Covington Haunted & Historic Tour
  • Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. 1919 Baseball Tour  • Newport Gangster Tour
  • Saturdays, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Hidden Caverns Tour
  • Saturdays, 1 p.m. Cincinnati Wine and Dessert Tour
  • Sundays, 1:30 p.m. Emery Theater Tour
  • Saturdays & Sundays. Queen City Underground 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, Southwestern 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

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

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

Beyond the Curb | OKOTA Wedding Design, 266 W. Pike St., Covington, KY 41011

  • Oct. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Urban Living Tour, homes in Covington’s West Side and Old Seminary Square neighborhoods

Brewing Heritage Trail Tour Center | ​1939 Race St. Cincinnati Ohio 45202

  • Check back for future events.

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

  • Tuesday-Sunday thru December, “Self-Guided Tasting Tour at Findlay Market”
  • Saturdays, 3 p.m. “The Original Findlay Market Tour”, learn more about Findlay Market
  • Fridays, 1 p.m. “The All-American Food Tour in Pendleton” 
  • Saturdays thru December, 11 a.m. “Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour”, discover OTR
  • One Sunday per month thru October, noon. “Beyond the Market”, explore history of Over-the-Rhine
  • Wednesdays thru December, 11 a.m. “Cincinnati Streetcar Food Tour”

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”
  • Opening Oct. 22. “The Science Behind Pixar”

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

  • Sept. 25, 8-10 a.m. Fall Bird Walks
  • Wednesdays thru Sundays, Dec. 1-Jan. 2, 5-9 p.m. “Light in the Forest: holiday lights walking tour

Cincinnati Preservation Association | 430 Reading Rd., Suite 300 Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-4506

  • Check back for future events.

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

  • Check back for future events.

Concours d’Elegance | ohioconcours.com

  • June 10-12. Classic car show

Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati

  • Check back for future events.

Friends of Music Hall | 513-621-2787

  • Thursdays, 4 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. April thru November. Tours of Music Hall
  • Indoor tours have resumed.

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

  • April 30-May 1. Nonprofit gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry show

German Heritage Museum | 4764 West Fork Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45247. 513-598-5732

  • Artifacts and records of contributions of German-Americans to Cincinnati

Great Parks of Hamilton County

  • Check back for future events.

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

  • Permanent collection

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

  • Thursdays-Sundays. Docent-led house tours by appointment
  • Current exhibit. “Our Neighborhood Story: A Tour of this Walnut Hills Block” • “The Cause Dearer to Me Than Any Other in the World”: Isabella Beecher Hooker and Suffrage • “Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence”
  • Sept. 18, 10 a.m. Walking Tour – African Americans and Abolitionists in Walnut Hills: A Diverse and Changing Neighborhood
  • Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Haunted Brewery Tours | 513-604-9812

  • Historic tours of Cincinnati brewing heritage

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

  • Fridays & Saturdays, Oct. 8-23, 6-10 p.m. Haunted Village
  • Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Christmas 1900: An Edwardian Christmas
  • Dec. 1-4 & 8-10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. A 19th Century Holiday Guided Tour
  • Dec. 11-12, noon-4 p.m. Holly Days
  • Dec. 15-17, 22-23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Train Days

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

  • Current exhibit. “Dimensions in Testimony”

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

  • First Saturday, 11 a.m. “Know Your Neighbors” (KYN)

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

  • Sept. 18-Oct. 17. “Mounds of Mums”

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

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

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

  • Sundays thru October, 1 p.m. Historic walking tours of Mt. Adams neighborhood

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

  • Check back for future events.

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

  • Check back for future events.

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

  • Check back for future events.

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

  • Weekends thru Sept. 30. Tenement Life South of Liberty Walking Tour
  • Weekends thru Oct. 17. Tenement Life North of Liberty Walking Tour

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

  • Check back for future events.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park  | Hamilton-Cleves Road, near Hamilton

  • Check back for future events.

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

  • Sept. 26, 1-4 p.m. Outdoors viewing of bird of prey exhibits, education station of biofacts and owl pellet dissection.Weather-permitting: 2 p.m. live bird of prey presentation.
  • Nov. 28, 1-4 p.m. Open house: See and learn about birds of prey up close

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

  • Thru Dec. 30. “Opening the Ark: Bringing a Lost Jewish Synagogue to Life”

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

  • Check back for future events.

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