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The Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region is steeped in a rich history and legacy. The revitalization of historic neighborhoods and the scenic riverfront – coupled with our renowned art museums, iconic landmarks and Art Deco architecture – makes the region a vibrant area for visual arts, culture and history.

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The Carnegie

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
The Carnegie

The Carnegie

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue hosting theater and concert events, children’s arts programs and art exhibitions. With five art... Read more

The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue hosting theater and concert events, children’s arts programs and art exhibitions. With five art galleries, a magnificent turn-of-the-century theater, and a brand new education center, the Carnegie is one of the most prominent arts institutions in Northern... Read More

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Museum of Natural History & Science

Downtown

Approximately 8.76 miles from your location
Dinosaur Hall at Cincinnati Museum Center (photo: Phil Armstrong)

Museum of Natural History & Science

Downtown

Approximately 8.76 miles from your location

Be transported back to the Jurassic Period with the new Dinosaur Hall at Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. This is the first gallery to reopen after the... Read more

Be transported back to the Jurassic Period with the new Dinosaur Hall at Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. This is the first gallery to reopen after the Union Terminal restoration. The 7,000-square-foot gallery features six massive dinosaur specimens ranging from the Jurassic Period to the Cretaceous Period, including... Read More

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Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater

Downtown

Approximately 8.81 miles from your location

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater

Downtown

Approximately 8.81 miles from your location

The newly refinished OMNIMAX Theater with IMAX and Laser in the five-story theater is now open! The new theater is using next-generation laser technology which is a grand... Read more

The newly refinished OMNIMAX Theater with IMAX and Laser in the five-story theater is now open! The new theater is using next-generation laser technology which is a grand upgrade to this beloved Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal classic. 

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Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Uptown

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Uptown

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Tour the Cincinnati home where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived during the formative years that led her to write the best-selling novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Learn about the... Read more

Tour the Cincinnati home where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived during the formative years that led her to write the best-selling novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Learn about the author, the Beecher and Stowe families, the Underground Railroad, women’s rights movement of the 1830s–1860s, and the site as an African American boarding house... Read More

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Art On Symmes

North

Approximately 19.93 miles from your location

Art On Symmes

North

Approximately 19.93 miles from your location

High-quality, American-made artwork along with a boutique with classy and affordable apparel

High-quality, American-made artwork along with a boutique with classy and affordable apparel

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center

Uptown

Approximately 5.94 miles from your location

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center

Uptown

Approximately 5.94 miles from your location

Manifest stands for the quality presentation, experience, and documentation of the visual arts, engaging students, professionals, and the public from around the world... Read more

Manifest stands for the quality presentation, experience, and documentation of the visual arts, engaging students, professionals, and the public from around the world through accessible world-class exhibits, studio programs, and publications. Manifest Gallery serves as a venue for the display and experience of insightful,... Read More

Wash Park Art

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location

Wash Park Art

Downtown

Approximately 7.74 miles from your location

An intimate art gallery celebrating Cincinnati's creativity, located 3 doors south of Music Hall on Washington Park in historic Over-The-Rhine.

An intimate art gallery celebrating Cincinnati's creativity, located 3 doors south of Music Hall on Washington Park in historic Over-The-Rhine.

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Art Beyond Boundaries

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Art Beyond Boundaries

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Art Beyond Boundaries Gallery is a professional, main-stream fine art gallery where local and regional artists with disabilities display, market, and sell their... Read more

The Art Beyond Boundaries Gallery is a professional, main-stream fine art gallery where local and regional artists with disabilities display, market, and sell their artwork. The mission of the gallery is to promote awareness and understanding of artists with disabilities. The gallery strives to demonstrate to both the artists... Read More

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Elementz

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Elementz

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Where street art meets street smart, Elementz is an urban oasis of hope and a catalyst of change for Cincinnati’s inner-city youth. What began as a way to get kids off the... Read more

Where street art meets street smart, Elementz is an urban oasis of hope and a catalyst of change for Cincinnati’s inner-city youth. What began as a way to get kids off the streets in 2001 has transformed into a thriving Urban Arts Center that fosters talent, ignites potential and inspires possibilities. Elementz helps build... Read More

Caza Sikes

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location

Caza Sikes

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location

Cincinnati's premiere gallery for fine art, fine craft, and exceptional, one-of-a-kind handmade pieces.

Cincinnati's premiere gallery for fine art, fine craft, and exceptional, one-of-a-kind handmade pieces.

Cincinnati History Museum

Downtown

Approximately 8.76 miles from your location
Cincinnati History Museum (photo: Phil Armstrong)

Cincinnati History Museum

Downtown

Approximately 8.76 miles from your location

The Public Landing is the first phase of permanent exhibits to reopen in The Cincinnati History Museum (part of Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal) following the... Read more

The Public Landing is the first phase of permanent exhibits to reopen in The Cincinnati History Museum (part of Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal) following the remarkable restoration work done to Union Terminal. The immersive experience transports visitors back in time to the mid-19th century, to the creak of paddle... Read More

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Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.79 miles from your location
Music Hall in the fall (photo: Abby Erwin)

Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.79 miles from your location

Located in Over-the-Rhine overlooking Washington Park, Music Hall is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati... Read more

Located in Over-the-Rhine overlooking Washington Park, Music Hall is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, and May Festival Chorus among other local performing arts organizations. Built in 1878 with private money raised from what is believed to be the nation’s... Read More

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Rottinghaus Gallery 

Uptown

Approximately 5.36 miles from your location

Rottinghaus Gallery 

Uptown

Approximately 5.36 miles from your location

Custom picture framing and fine art.

Custom picture framing and fine art.

Cincinnati Fire Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location
Cincinnati Fire Museum (photo: Cincinnati Fire Museum)

Cincinnati Fire Museum

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location

In 1853, Cincinnati established the first paid professional fire department in the United States. The Cincinnati Fire Museum highlights the significant contributions that... Read more

In 1853, Cincinnati established the first paid professional fire department in the United States. The Cincinnati Fire Museum highlights the significant contributions that Cincinnati has made to the firefighting profession. Its mission is to share and celebrate the history of firefighting in Cincinnati while providing a unique... Read More

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Play Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Play Library

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

The Play Library is just like a regular library but instead of books, we lend toys and games! Designed for kids and adults ages 3 to 103, the Play Library's goal is to... Read more

The Play Library is just like a regular library but instead of books, we lend toys and games! Designed for kids and adults ages 3 to 103, the Play Library's goal is to connect families, friends, and communities through play.

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Ombre Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.73 miles from your location

Ombre Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.73 miles from your location

Ombré Gallery specializes in contemporary art jewelry by artists and metalsmiths from across the United States and around the world. Our mission is to exhibit innovative... Read more

Ombré Gallery specializes in contemporary art jewelry by artists and metalsmiths from across the United States and around the world. Our mission is to exhibit innovative works using both traditional and non-traditional materials, techniques and subjects, while serving as a conduit to highlight the relationship between art,... Read More

The Ripley Museum

East

Approximately 37.17 miles from your location

The Ripley Museum

East

Approximately 37.17 miles from your location

The Ripley Museum  is located in an 1850's home featuring 10 rooms with collectibles dating from the late 18th century up to the mid-20th century. This federal design... Read more

The Ripley Museum  is located in an 1850's home featuring 10 rooms with collectibles dating from the late 18th century up to the mid-20th century. This federal design house is similar to many built in Ripley in the 1850's. It features three fireplaces and a curved staircase. The parlor, with its shuttered windows, contains a... Read More

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Riverside Drive Statue Tour

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.17 miles from your location
John A. Roebling, Northern Kentucky Riverwalk Statue Tour

Riverside Drive Statue Tour

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.17 miles from your location

Located in Covington’s Historic Licking Riverside Neighborhood, the tour is comprised of seven life-like bronze statues of historical figures. Chief Little Turtle led a... Read more

Located in Covington’s Historic Licking Riverside Neighborhood, the tour is comprised of seven life-like bronze statues of historical figures. Chief Little Turtle led a confederation of Miami, Delaware, and Shawnee. Simon Kenton was an early explorer. John James Audubon spent time here drawing and painting. Brought to America... Read More

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World Peace Bell

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.48 miles from your location
World Peace Bell (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)

World Peace Bell

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.48 miles from your location

You'll want to swing by Newport to visit the World Peace Bell: the largest, free-swinging bell in the world. Weighing in at 66,000 pounds and measuring 12 feet high and 12... Read more

You'll want to swing by Newport to visit the World Peace Bell: the largest, free-swinging bell in the world. Weighing in at 66,000 pounds and measuring 12 feet high and 12 feet wide, the bell was designed and cast by Cincinnati's own Verdin Bell Company, one of the largest bell-making companies in the world. Installed in 1999,... Read More

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Pique

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location

Pique

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location

The space is an open ended art experiment. The common denominator is that workshops, classes, and events take place frequently in the context of 6 exhibitions that inhabit... Read more

The space is an open ended art experiment. The common denominator is that workshops, classes, and events take place frequently in the context of 6 exhibitions that inhabit the space over 12 months. Through our events we create opportunities, connections, and funding for artists and the community. We hope to blow your mind... Read More

Whitewater Valley Railroad

West

Approximately 31.11 miles from your location

Whitewater Valley Railroad

West

Approximately 31.11 miles from your location

Travel Through Time On Indiana's Most Scenic Railroad. The Whitewater Valley Railroad operates trains and special events throughout the year in Metamora Indiana, a... Read more

Travel Through Time On Indiana's Most Scenic Railroad. The Whitewater Valley Railroad operates trains and special events throughout the year in Metamora Indiana, a restored 1838 Canal Town.

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Crone Cottage

South > Riverfront

Approximately 5.76 miles from your location

Crone Cottage

South > Riverfront

Approximately 5.76 miles from your location

Offering folk art, collectibles, stain glass, goddess art, fairy art, jewelry, cards, whimsical yard ornaments, wind chimes, stepping stones, and gnomes. One of a kind... Read more

Offering folk art, collectibles, stain glass, goddess art, fairy art, jewelry, cards, whimsical yard ornaments, wind chimes, stepping stones, and gnomes. One of a kind art is available for purchase in our gift gallery. Crone Cottage features the artworks of many talented regional artists. Also available is a large assortment of... Read More

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum

South > Southeast

Approximately 16.61 miles from your location

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum

South > Southeast

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 County; 1845... 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 by... Read More

Augusta Art Guild's Gallery

South > Southeast

Approximately 29.73 miles from your location

Augusta Art Guild's Gallery

South > Southeast

Approximately 29.73 miles from your location

The Guild's Mission Statement: "The Augusta Art Guild is an organization of artists who believe there are many visual, emotional and educational experiences that can only... Read more

The Guild's Mission Statement: "The Augusta Art Guild is an organization of artists who believe there are many visual, emotional and educational experiences that can only be perceived through the arts. The Guild feels it is important that our community be a part of that process in order to expand and enrich lives."  The City of... Read More

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Cincinnati Urban Adventures: The Nati in a Nutshell Tour

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location
Nati-1 (Photo: Sherry Lachelle)

Cincinnati Urban Adventures: The Nati in a Nutshell Tour

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

We’re cramming all of Cincinnati into one big adventure! Explore the city’s natural riverfront beauty and amazing architecture while learning about its rich and diverse... Read more

We’re cramming all of Cincinnati into one big adventure! Explore the city’s natural riverfront beauty and amazing architecture while learning about its rich and diverse history. Throw in a streetcar ride, a visit to the local farmers’ market, views from way up high, and a few of Cincinnati’s favorite foods, and you’ll be ready... Read More

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Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation

South > Riverfront

Approximately 5.57 miles from your location

Carpenter Art Enamel Foundation

South > Riverfront

Approximately 5.57 miles from your location

The W.W. Carpenter Enamel Foundation Museum is a privately owned collection, dedicated to works of enamel art and craft, from historical antique Limoges paintings to a... Read more

The W.W. Carpenter Enamel Foundation Museum is a privately owned collection, dedicated to works of enamel art and craft, from historical antique Limoges paintings to a large collection of contemporary works by some of the finest artists in the field. The museum houses over 600 pieces of enamel art. The art works are very... Read More

Whitewater Canal State Historic Site

West

Approximately 47.48 miles from your location

Whitewater Canal State Historic Site

West

Approximately 47.48 miles from your location

Discover how this 1840s feat of engineering changed Indiana from a pioneer outpost to the "Crossroads of America"

Discover how this 1840s feat of engineering changed Indiana from a pioneer outpost to the "Crossroads of America"

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Union Terminal Rotunda Tours

Downtown

Approximately 8.76 miles from your location
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal (photo: @photogdslavey)

Union Terminal Rotunda Tours

Downtown

Approximately 8.76 miles from your location

Celebrate Union Terminal’s restoration and learn about the building’s significant history with a 50-minute free Rotunda tour led by our Cincinnati Heritage Program docents... Read more

Celebrate Union Terminal’s restoration and learn about the building’s significant history with a 50-minute free Rotunda tour led by our Cincinnati Heritage Program docents. You’ll discover more about the construction, architecture and artwork of one of the world’s finest examples of art deco style. Hear details about the world-... Read More

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1305 Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

1305 Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Art gallery featuring work by local artists  

Art gallery featuring work by local artists  

Mother of God Catholic Church

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Mother of God Catholic Church

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Constructed in 1870-1871 in the Italian Renaissance basilica design. The two signature clock towers, each 110’ tall, were added in 1875.

Constructed in 1870-1871 in the Italian Renaissance basilica design. The two signature clock towers, each 110’ tall, were added in 1875.

Gilded Brew Tour

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location
Prohibition Resistance: Lager Tour

Gilded Brew Tour

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location

The Lager Tour is a 90-minute walking tour that tells the story of how beer built Cincinnati. The tour starts at historic Findlay Market in the Over-the-Rhine... Read more

The Lager Tour is a 90-minute walking tour that tells the story of how beer built Cincinnati. The tour starts at historic Findlay Market in the Over-the-Rhine Biergarten. Beginning with the humble breweries of the 1840s, we witness the evolution of the brewing industry through the size, complexity, & architectural grandeur... Read More

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Beyond the Bricks: Outdoor Building Tour of Cincinnati Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location
Music Hall - Beyond the Bricks Tour

Beyond the Bricks: Outdoor Building Tour of Cincinnati Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location

Join us for a 90-minute outdoor walking tour of this National Historic Landmark. The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall’s knowledgeable guides take you “Beyond the... Read more

Join us for a 90-minute outdoor walking tour of this National Historic Landmark. The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall’s knowledgeable guides take you “Beyond the Bricks” for a 360 degree, around-the-building view of Cincinnati Music Hall’s history and fabulous architecture.   Learn about Music Hall’s design... Read More

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Cincinnati Urban Adventures: Cincy Uncorked

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Cincinnati Urban Adventures (photo: Sherry Lachelle Photography)

Cincinnati Urban Adventures: Cincy Uncorked

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Artisan wines, fantastic food, gorgeous architecture, and contemporary art -- we're uncorking the very best of Cincinnati on this tour! Come discover the real Cincy as we... Read more

Artisan wines, fantastic food, gorgeous architecture, and contemporary art -- we're uncorking the very best of Cincinnati on this tour! Come discover the real Cincy as we share city stories over wine tasting, innovative cuisine, an art walk, and a visit to a National Historic Landmark. Other Cincinnati Urban Adventures... Read More

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