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The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region is steeped in a rich history and legacy. The revitalization of historic neighborhoods and the scenic riverfront – coupled with the fact that Cincinnati is one of only 13 U.S. cities with professional companies in all five arts: ballet, opera, fine art museums, symphony and theater – makes the region a vibrant area for arts, culture and history. Experience the German heritage in our festivals and events, marvel at the Art Deco architecture in buildings throughout the area, and delve below the streets to relive the history of such a unique river region.

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Queen City Underground & Ultimate Underground Tours

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location
Queen City Underground Tour

Queen City Underground & Ultimate Underground Tours

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Learn about Cincinnati’s hidden history on one of the Top Five Underground Tours in the U.S. (National Geographic, 2012). Enjoy a stroll through Over-the-Rhine, home to... Read more

Learn about Cincinnati’s hidden history on one of the Top Five Underground Tours in the U.S. (National Geographic, 2012). Enjoy a stroll through Over-the-Rhine, home to America’s largest set of historical landmarks. Visit buildings in the Gateway District that were home to over 130 saloons, bars and beer gardens, and theaters... Read More

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum

Uptown

Approximately 9.25 miles from your location
Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum

Uptown

Approximately 9.25 miles from your location

Spring Grove, a National Historic Landmark, was chartered in 1845 and is the second largest cemetery in the United States, and the most beautiful according to thousands of... Read more

Spring Grove, a National Historic Landmark, was chartered in 1845 and is the second largest cemetery in the United States, and the most beautiful according to thousands of visitors every year. Its 733 acres offer the public a magnificent arboretum, open air museum and tranquil sanctuary just minutes away from downtown... Read More

Pendleton Art Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location
Pendleton Art Center

Pendleton Art Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location

The Pendleton Art Center works to encourage artists and the public by providing a supportive environment for creative artists, and exhibits, events and programs that raise... Read more

The Pendleton Art Center works to encourage artists and the public by providing a supportive environment for creative artists, and exhibits, events and programs that raise public awareness of and appreciation for the arts. The Center has three locations - the studios/exhibit space in downtown Cincinnati's Pendleton area on the... Read More

Big Bone Lick State Park

South

Approximately 24.73 miles from your location

Big Bone Lick State Park

South

Approximately 24.73 miles from your location

During the Pleistocene Epoch, over 15-thousand years ago, a huge ice sheet covered the ground all the way from Canada down to the Ohio River. On the edges of this ice... Read more

During the Pleistocene Epoch, over 15-thousand years ago, a huge ice sheet covered the ground all the way from Canada down to the Ohio River. On the edges of this ice sheet, great herds of giant mastodons, wooly mammoths and ground sloths were attracted to the warm salt springs that still bubble from the earth at Big Bone Lick... Read More

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location
Fire Museum of Cincinnati

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location

The Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati highlights the significant contributions that Cincinnati has made to the firefighting profession. Its mission is to bring the... Read more

The Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati highlights the significant contributions that Cincinnati has made to the firefighting profession. Its mission is to bring the traditions of firefighting to life – in a museum that helps save lives. In 1906, the building that now houses the museum was home to the Engine Company #45 Firehouse... Read More

Gallery 42 Fine Art

North

Approximately 18.61 miles from your location

Gallery 42 Fine Art

North

Approximately 18.61 miles from your location

Portraits, Openings and Receptions, Sculpture, U.S. Regional Art, Contemporary Art, Emerging Artists, Mixed Media Art, Multimedia and Video Art, Paintings and Drawings,... Read more

Portraits, Openings and Receptions, Sculpture, U.S. Regional Art, Contemporary Art, Emerging Artists, Mixed Media Art, Multimedia and Video Art, Paintings and Drawings, and Photography

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum

South

Approximately 16.61 miles from your location

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum

South

Approximately 16.61 miles from your location

This museum is a privately built and owned non-profit museum. The mission of this museum is "to educate today's generation about yesterday's rural Campbell... Read more

This museum is a privately built and owned non-profit museum. The mission of this museum is "to educate today's generation about yesterday's rural Campbell County; 1845 through about 1965." The museum consists of two re-constructed log cabins, which were built before the Civil War. From 1982 to 1996, both cabins were rebuilt... Read More

National Steamboat Monument

Downtown

Approximately 6.97 miles from your location
National Steamboat Monument

National Steamboat Monument

Downtown

Approximately 6.97 miles from your location

Rising above the concrete slopes of Cincinnati’s Public Landing at Sawyer Point is a three-story, 60 ton, exact replica of the original red paddle wheel from the American... Read more

Rising above the concrete slopes of Cincinnati’s Public Landing at Sawyer Point is a three-story, 60 ton, exact replica of the original red paddle wheel from the American Queen riverboat.  It is positioned about 40 feet off the ground, above a series of 24 metal smokestacks in what is known as the Dan and Susan Pfau Whistle... Read More

Fountain Square

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location
Fountain Square

Fountain Square

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Eat lunch under the sun, check out what’s playing on the video board, or take part in the multitudes of free programming including music, movies and special events.... Read more

Eat lunch under the sun, check out what’s playing on the video board, or take part in the multitudes of free programming including music, movies and special events. Presiding over the Square is the historic Tyler Davidson Fountain, dedicated in 1871 to the people of Cincinnati. 

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Uptown

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location
Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Uptown

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is operated as an historical and cultural site, focusing on Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. The site also includes a... Read more

The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is operated as an historical and cultural site, focusing on Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. The site also includes a look into the family, friends, and colleagues of the Beecher-Stowe family, Lane Seminary, and the abolitionist, womens rights and Underground Railroad movements... Read More

American Classical Music Walk Of Fame

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location
Washington Park fountains, Music Hall

American Classical Music Walk Of Fame

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

The American Classical Music Walk of Fame in Washington Park, a project of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, is the only project in existence that combines... Read more

The American Classical Music Walk of Fame in Washington Park, a project of the American Classical Music Hall of Fame, is the only project in existence that combines classical music, mobile technology, public spaces, and a dancing fountain.  An interactive classical music application that is integrated into a major urban park... Read More

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Approximately 8.84 miles from your location
Behringer-Crawford Museum

Behringer-Crawford Museum

South

Approximately 8.84 miles from your location

Behringer-Crawford Museum in the historic Devou family home (c. 1848 - 1880) opened to the public in 1950. It was so named because it featured the natural history... Read more

Behringer-Crawford Museum in the historic Devou family home (c. 1848 - 1880) opened to the public in 1950. It was so named because it featured the natural history collections of West Covington native and world traveler, William Behringer, and in honor of the museum's first curator and noted archeologist, Ellis Crawford. Today,... Read More

Newport is Haunted

South

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

Newport is Haunted

South

Approximately 6.42 miles from your location

Enjoy a spooky good time exploring the streets of Newport where cloaked guides will lead you by lantern-light and enthrall you with tales of murder, suicide and even... Read more

Enjoy a spooky good time exploring the streets of Newport where cloaked guides will lead you by lantern-light and enthrall you with tales of murder, suicide and even decapitation. Learn the horrifying origin of Bobby Mackey’s wicked haunting and discover the details around several of Newport’s vicious and unsolved crimes.... Read More

Spirit of Christmas

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Spirit of Christmas

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Wind through the Gateway Quarter, where you will visit churches of local and national significance. Share in history and traditions of the area. Visit St. Francis Seraph... Read more

Wind through the Gateway Quarter, where you will visit churches of local and national significance. Share in history and traditions of the area. Visit St. Francis Seraph Church, where patrons can view numerous nativity scenes from around the world, and a highly detailed Charles Dickens Village. St. Francis also hosts a full... Read More

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as a monument to freedom bringing to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the... Read more

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as a monument to freedom bringing to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the world, throughout history and today. The structure, specificially situated for the location's historical significance, is made up of three buildings that... Read More

Loveland Castle

North

Approximately 14.22 miles from your location
Loveland Castle

Loveland Castle

North

Approximately 14.22 miles from your location

There are so many things to do and places to explore when you visit Chateau Laroche. From a quiet walk down the pathways of the gardens exploring the various plants and... Read more

There are so many things to do and places to explore when you visit Chateau Laroche. From a quiet walk down the pathways of the gardens exploring the various plants and flowers to a family picnic by the river to admiring the collection of period weaponry on display. Harry Andrews built the stone castle in the 1920s on the bank... Read More

Esquire Theatre

Uptown

Approximately 8.44 miles from your location
Esquire Theater marquee

Esquire Theatre

Uptown

Approximately 8.44 miles from your location

The Esquire is located just north of Cincinnati in Clifton, at 320 Ludlow Ave. The Esquire shows foreign films, as well as small independent features. On Wednesday's only... Read more

The Esquire is located just north of Cincinnati in Clifton, at 320 Ludlow Ave. The Esquire shows foreign films, as well as small independent features. On Wednesday's only, patrons may purchase discounted movie tickets for $6 each. At that time, they will receive a coupon for a 20 percent discount at the participating area... Read More

Bank of Kentucky Center

South

Approximately 6.17 miles from your location

Bank of Kentucky Center

South

Approximately 6.17 miles from your location

Open since 2008, the Bank of Kentucky Center is a 10,000 seat, state-of-the-art arena featuring first-class concerts, family shows and a wide variety of sporting events.... Read more

Open since 2008, the Bank of Kentucky Center is a 10,000 seat, state-of-the-art arena featuring first-class concerts, family shows and a wide variety of sporting events. The Bank of Kentucky Center is located on the campus of Northern Kentucky University and is the home to NKU’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams. 

Xavier University

Uptown

Approximately 6.54 miles from your location
Xavier University

Xavier University

Uptown

Approximately 6.54 miles from your location

Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a private coeducational university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is home to six Fortune 500 companies and two professional... Read more

Founded in 1831, Xavier University is a private coeducational university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is home to six Fortune 500 companies and two professional sports teams. Xavier provides a liberal arts education in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition. The university is the third-largest independent institution in Ohio... Read More

Learning Through Art, Inc.

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Learning Through Art, Inc.

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

Building Community Through Art Learning Through Art, Inc., a 501 c (3) non-profit performing arts education organization, is dedicated to providing quality performing... Read more

Building Community Through Art Learning Through Art, Inc., a 501 c (3) non-profit performing arts education organization, is dedicated to providing quality performing arts programs in support of arts education and community development encouraging multi-cultural awareness and understanding. Programs and services are... Read More

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