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Historic Museums & Sites

Situated in Camp Washington, the American Sign Museum is dedicated to the art and history of commercial signs and sign making.

Museum with historic log cabin and active urban farm.

Founded in 1922 by Margaret Baker-Hunt, the buildings sit on 3 acres of lush grounds in Covington which include the original Baker-Hunt family home circa 1820, and several other historic buildings.

Museum focused on Northern Kentucky’s heritage history, this museum houses many interactive exhibits and regional collections.

Built by Christian Waldschmidt in 1796. It is one of the best examples of Pennsylvania Dutch architecture west of the Allegheny Mountains.

In 1853, the first paid professional fire department in the United States was founded in Cincinnati. The Fire Museum is dedicated to preserving this rich history with exhibits and hands-on education programs.

Large museum complex with five separate museums housed in the historic Union Terminal built in the 1930s.

The Birthplace of American Astronomy and the nation’s first public observatory. It houses two historic working telescopes from 1843 and 1904. A National Historic Landmark with one Samuel Hannaford designed building from 1873.

Focused on the history of printing, especially in Cincinnati, this museum is in Lower Price Hill and offers a hands-on printing experience and exhibits.

Museum houses and preserves the original belongings of five generations of one family, with links to George Washington, the Roosevelts, and the B.F. Goodrich family.

Housed in historic Harmon Hall in downtown Lebanon, this museum offers significant collections in regional and global history.

The Harriet Beecher Stowe House was built by Lane Seminary in 1833 to serve as the residence of that institution’s president and was the residence of hers when she learned about the evils of slavery which inspired her book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Village is a recreated 1800’s community featuring thirteen historic buildings that were saved from destruction and moved to their present location.

Overlooking the Ohio River, Hillforest was the home of industrialist and financier Thomas Gaff and his family between 1855 and 1891.

Restored Victorian Gothic Revival home built in 1863.

Established by the Lloyd brothers, pharmacists who manufactured botanical drugs in Cincinnati beginning in the late 19th century, this museum and library houses vast collections of rare books on botany, chemistry, agriculture and natural history.

The Over-the-Rhine Museum uncovers, presents, and preserves the heritage of Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.

Promont is a Victorian mansion circa 1865 and the former home of John M. Pattison, Ohio’s 43rd Governor.

A Federal-style home built in 1820, it now contains 12 rooms of displays, including portraits and landscapes by Rembrandt, Turner, Gainsborough, Whistler and Corot.

More than 20 original Shaker buildings still stand at this museum, which preserves, restores, collects and makes open to the public the rich history of Shakers in Southwestern Ohio.

Birthplace and boyhood home of the 27th president. The Greek Revival brick home has four rooms furnished in period. Other rooms have exhibits depicting the Taft family.

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