You'll find the Cincinnati Art Museum nestled in scenic Eden Park. Inside is a collection that spans 60000 works and 6000 years, including pieces from Greece, Rome, America, Africa, and the East. The collection also spans a range of mediums, from paintings to sculptures and more. There's even a gallery dedicated to Cincinnati natives.
This quirky museum is dedicated to the art of American signage. Owner and proprietor, Tod Swormstedt, has put together a massive collection of over 500 vintage signs once found throughout the country. An avid collector, his compilation ranges from advertisements to shiny Las Vegas neon lights. Take a guided tour through the museum and be entertained with fun and interesting stories of the life and times of American signs.
Revealing the heroic stories of the Underground Railroad to present day era, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center strives to shed light on the history of slavery in the United States and how it relates to contemporary times. Tucked away along the banks of the Ohio River, this educational center and museum opened in 2004. Permanent and traveling exhibits challenge and inspire visitors to learn more about the past with informative displays.
The Taft Museum of Art is, for any art enthusiast, an enriching and exciting outing. Located in a 19th-century National Historic Landmark called the Baum-Longworth-Sinton-Taft House, the museum contains art from all over the world. Its collections include porcelain artifacts, European and American paintings, decorative artifacts, furniture, sculptures, and works of art by Rembrandt, Goya, Reynolds, Gainsborough, and many more greats. Today, apart from its regular exhibitions, the museum also hosts a number of events including photography exhibitions, music events, workshops, educational programs, and more.
Company on Eastern is a boutique gallery that focuses work from new artists to experienced ones mainly from the state of Ohio. The gallery boasts of showcasing art of high caliber and excellency. Located conveniently in the Linwood area, this gallery is open to each one and all with no specific time duration. You can take your time to be mesmerized by the admirable works of everyday street scenes, people and the city.
German Heritage Museum is located in Cincinnati and aims at showcasing the rich history of German- Americans in Ohio and mainly Cincinnati. Situated inside a 18th century log house the museum consists of many artifacts that displays the history of earliest German settlers in the region and the evolution of German- Americans through the ages. It is one of the most important German- American Centers in the country.
Betts House is a piece of history. Built in 1804, this three storied house was open to public as a museum in 1996. The exteriors are designed marvelously with red bricks while the interiors are maintained well. There is a fire place inside and the exhibits on display show the history this house has been through. Group and guided tours are available of this house.
Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati is an unique museum which displays over two hundred years of history of firefighting. Located in the birthplace of professional firefighting; the museum is housed in a 1907 Court Street Firehouse which was registered under the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. They have on display various artifacts used for firefighting and also honor firefighters who have made a mark in the history of firefighting. Another attraction of the museum is one of the oldest fire engines . They also have various other interactive displays.
Take a trip down American History by visiting the Harriet Beecher Stowe House which was home to the author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Constructed in the year 1833, the house was resided by Harriet along with her siblings and their father. The author's works usually dealt with anti slavery content which is usually depicted in the exhibits in the house museum. Today the historic house has been converted into a museum that showcases the work of the author, lifestyle of the Stowe family and African-American history under the ownership of the Ohio Historical Society. The house has been listed on the U.S National Register of Historic Places in the year 1970.