Thank you for joining Cincinnati Heritage Programs. Below is important information to help you prepare for your tour.

Please note, sites visited on tours are subject to change.

High Steel of Union Terminal

Saturday, April 13 at 10 to 11:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. to noon; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This tour takes place at Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to tour start time.

Notice of Conditions of High Steel Tour:
There are over 300 steps to the apex of the “high steel.” Several areas of steps are on ladders. There are low overhangs to navigate while ascending and descending on the ladders. Please wear slacks, sturdy shoes, and washable clothes. No skirts, open-toe shoes, flip flops or sandals permitted. Must be at least 12 years of age and if under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Segments of this tour are not appropriate for people who:

  • Are sensitive to heights
  • Are sensitive to very warm areas
  • Have heart conditions
  • Have anxiety about being in dark, dusty, confined, narrow or steep places
  • Have a physical condition affecting balance
  • Have difficulty climbing
  • Need to avoid strenuous activity because of a medical condition

NO PHOTOGRAPHY IS ALLOWED.

No personal items are to be brought on the tour such as purses, cameras, cell phones or flashlights.

Lockers are available for use on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Lower Level lobby and toward the back of the Rotunda. Lockers cost $1 per day and can be purchased with a credit card.

If vision glasses are worn, please make sure they are securely fitted at all times. We also suggest that you not wear any hanging or loose-fitting jewelry. Cincinnati Museum Center cannot be held responsible for personal items that are dropped, lost or damaged during the tour.

Parking at Union Terminal:

  • Members: Please scan your membership card when you arrive and depart from the parking lot.
  • Non-members: When you arrive, please take the ticket the parking machine provides. You will also receive a parking voucher at check-in. Please use this voucher for complimentary parking when you depart the parking lot.

Questions:

  • If you have any questions in advance of your tour, please call (513) 287-7001.
  • If you have questions/problems the day of you tour, please call (513) 315-7069.

Cancellation Policy:
If you find it necessary to cancel, please call (513) 287-7001 prior to the registration deadline of your tour in order to receive a refund, less a $10 per person cancellation fee.

Waiver of Liability:
Please print the entire release form, read, sign and bring both pages with you the day of your tour. Each person in your party needs to sign a release form to participate on the tour. Your waiver must be in the hands of a Cincinnati Museum Center representative prior to the tour.

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Cincinnati City Hall

Thursday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to noon

This tour takes place at Cincinnati City Hall 801 Plum St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to tour start time.

Notice of Conditions of Cincinnati City Hall Tour:

  • Metal detector scan at entry.
  • There is standing throughout the entire tour with some stairs.
  • Please wear slacks, sturdy shoes and washable clothes.
  • No skirts, open-toe shoes, flip flops or sandals permitted.
  • To reduce risk of loss and to make it easier for visiting sites, attendees are asked to minimize what you carry. We suggest wearing cross-over style purses or fanny-packs to keep your hands free. Hands must be free to hold on to handrails.
  • Must be at least 12 years of age and if under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Segments of this tour are not appropriate for people who:

  • Are sensitive to heights
  • Are sensitive to very warm areas
  • Have heart conditions
  • Have anxiety about being in dusty, confined, narrow or steep places
  • Have a physical condition affecting balance
  • Have difficulty climbing
  • Need to avoid strenuous activity because of a medical condition

Parking at Cincinnati City Hall:

  • Parking is on your own. There are pay lots and garages in the surrounding area.

Questions:

  • If you have any questions in advance of your tour, please call (513) 287-7001.
  • If you have questions/problems the day of you tour, please call (513) 315-7069.

Cancellation Policy:
If you find it necessary to cancel, please call (513) 287-7001 prior to the registration deadline of your tour in order to receive a refund, less a $10 per person cancellation fee.

Waiver of Liability:
Please print the entire release form, read, sign and bring both pages with you the day of your tour. Each person in your party needs to sign a release form to participate on the tour. Your waiver must be in the hands of a Cincinnati Museum Center representative prior to the tour.

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Behind the Scenes at Cincinnati Museum Center

Saturday, May 11 at 9 to 11:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m. to noon; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This tour takes place at Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to tour start time.

Notice of Conditions of Behind the Scenes Tour:
There is standing throughout the entire tour with some stairs. Please wear sturdy shoes and washable clothes. No open-toed shoes, flip flops or sandals permitted. Must be at least 12 years of age and if under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Segments of this tour are not appropriate for people who:

  • Have a physical condition affecting balance

NO PHOTOGRAPHY IS ALLOWED.

No personal items are to be brought on the tour such as purses, cameras, cell phones or flashlights.

Lockers are available for use on a first-come, first-serve basis in the Lower Level lobby and toward the back of the Rotunda. Lockers cost $1 per day and can be purchased with a credit card.

Parking at Union Terminal:

  • Members: Please scan your membership card when you arrive and depart from the parking lot.
  • Non-members: When you arrive, please take the ticket the parking machine provides. You will also receive a parking voucher at check-in. Please use this voucher for complimentary parking when you depart the parking lot.

Questions:

  • If you have any questions in advance of your tour, please call (513) 287-7001.
  • If you have questions/problems the day of you tour, please call (513) 315-7069.

Cancellation Policy:
If you find it necessary to cancel, please call (513) 287-7001 prior to the registration deadline of your tour in order to receive a refund, less a $10 per person cancellation fee.

Waiver of Liability:
Please print the entire release form, read, sign and bring both pages with you the day of your tour. Each person in your party needs to sign a release form to participate on the tour. Your waiver must be in the hands of a Cincinnati Museum Center representative prior to the tour.

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Zoology at Geier Collections and Research Center

Saturday, June 8 at 10 to 11:30 a.m.; 1 to 2:30 p.m.

This tour takes place at 760 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45203. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to tour start time.

Directions to Geier Collections and Research Center
To get to the Geier Research Center, please type in 760 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45203 into your GPS device. Directions can be found online and are accurate. You will be met at the gate by a docent who will give you directions as to where to go.

Notice of Conditions of Geier Collections and Research Center Tour:

  • There is standing throughout the entire tour with some stairs, elevator is available.
  • Please wear sturdy shoes and washable clothes.
  • To reduce risk of loss and to make it easier for visiting, attendees are asked to minimize what you carry. Leaves valuables in trunk of car. We suggest wearing cross-over style purses or fanny-packs to keep your hands free.
  • Must be at least 12 years of age and if under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Questions:

  • If you have any questions in advance of your tour, please call (513) 287-7001.
  • If you have questions/problems the day of you tour, please call (513) 607-3039.

Cancellation Policy:
If you find it necessary to cancel, please call (513) 287-7001 prior to the registration deadline of your tour in order to receive a refund, less a $10 per person cancellation fee.

Waiver of Liability:
Please print the entire release form, read, sign and bring both pages with you the day of your tour. Each person in your party needs to sign a release form to participate on the tour. Your waiver must be in the hands of a Cincinnati Museum Center representative prior to the tour.

DOWNLOAD WAIVER