Museums & Historical Attractions

Cincinnati is proud of its architectural legacy, the region's exceptional museums, historic sites, and the area's active role in the Underground Railroad of the Civil War era. The Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal offers a complex of world-class museums that anchor a medley of historic attractions. Historic sites are well preserved throughout the metropolitan region, where the past is celebrated and honored around every corner.


Behringer-Crawford Museum - Covington, KY

Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education - Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Art Museum -Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Fire Museum - Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Museum Center @ Union Terminal - Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati History Museum
Cincinnati Museum of Natural History and Science
Duke Enery Children's Museum

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum - Cincinnati, OH

Heritage Village Museum - Sharonville, OH

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force - Dayton, OH
Wright-Patterson AFB

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center - Cincinnati, OH
Toll free 877-648-4838

Ohio Museums Association

Skirball Museum - Cincinnati, OH

Taft Museum of Art - Cincinnati, OH

Tri-State Warbird Museum - Batavia, OH

Historical Attractions

Betts House & Betts-Longworth Historic District - Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Railway - Lebanon, OH

Dinsmore Homestead - Belleview, KY

Fort Ancient State Memorial - Oregonia, OH

Historic Baum Opera House - Miamisburg, OH

Historic Waynesville Village - Waynesville, OH

MainStrasse Village - Covington, KY

Old St. Mary's Church Historic Site - Cincinnati, OH

Purple People Bridge - Newport, KY

Saint Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption - Covington, KY

Sun Watch Indian Village & Archaeological Park - Dayton, OH

The Golden Lamb - Lebanon, OH

William Howard Taft National Historic Site - Cincinnati, OH

​For more State/Federal Historic Sites, visit:

Ohio Historical Society

Indiana Historical Society

Kentucky Historical Society