11165 Frontage Rd.
Richwood, KY 41094
Phone: (859) 485-4123
Fax: (859) 485-9366
Arts & Museums
The only museum of its kind, Vent Haven Museum houses a large collection of ventriloquist figures. These collections belong to William S. Berger, who had a passion for such figures, and spent years accumulating them. Berger, besides collecting, also started a magazine on the prospects of ventriloquism, and maintained contact with several individuals in this profession. He was also the President of the International Brotherhood of Ventriloquists for about 20 years. The museum is known to house more than 700 ventriloquist figures, and sees thousands of visitors each year.
Step back in time and view what rural life was like in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The home itself contains original items belonging to five generations of the Dinsmore family. Close to 90,000 pages of family letters, journals, and business records have been preserved for all to see.
You can discover 450 million years of Northern Kentucky's heritage and history at this museum, through exhibits showcasing minerals, fossils, American Indian artifacts, Ohio River memorabilia, folk art, and much more. The museum is located in a beautiful historic home in Covingtion's 700-acre Devou Park.
Housed in the former Carnegie public library building, this center has five art galleries, a theatre, and an education center. It provides education programs and art exhibits encouraging the growth and appreciation of the arts in Northern Kentucky.
Established in 1869, the Cincinnati Reds have had a rich history and now fans of baseball and the Reds can discover first hand what makes this Major League Baseball team. Artifacts from the first professional baseball team are on display in this 16,000 square feet exhibition space as well as visual history, parade memorabilia, historic business documents, and trophies.
Revealing the heroic stories of the Underground Railroad to present day era, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center strives to shed light on the history of slavery in the United States and how it related to contemporary times. Tucked away along the banks of the Ohio River, this educational center and museum opened in 2004. Permanent and traveling exhibits challenge and inspire visitors to learn more about the past with informative displays.
Celebrates and honors those that have provided the foundation for classical music in America.
Designed by a former Universal Studios exhibit director, the Creation Museum is a state-of-the-art 60,000 square foot museum that uses special-effects to interpret the Bible, the
Discover Cincinnati's rich heritage! Here you are invited to see, touch, and hear Cincinnati's past with costumed interpreters to guide you along the way.
Explore the creatures and features of the ancient Ohio River Valley and the sciences that shaped them. Walk through a glacier and step back 19,000 years into the Ice Age Ohio Valley. Explore a recreated Kentucky limestone cave complete with underground waterfalls, streams, fossils, and a live bat colony.
Learning and fun come together here where children can experience such topics as art, culture, reading, and science hands on with eight world-class exhibits such as a kid-sized neighborhood, the Energy Zone, and The Woods.
Exhibits in this 1907 National Register firehouse include early leather fire buckets, an 1808 fire drum, and the oldest surviving fire engine in Cincinnati, a Hunneman hand pumper.