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American Sign Museum

1330 Monmouth St, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1344
+1 513-541-6366
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The signs that lined Memory Lane

Informative and evocative, this is a great way to spend an hour and a half. Make sure to take the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Winchester, KY
Worth your time

Excellent history of American advertising signage over the decades. We weren't there for the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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We are home to a visual history of American Signage from 1870 through 1970. Hand carved wooden signs, gold leaf, electric light bulbs, and neon all grace our walls and tell amazing stories, especially when told by our founder and avid collector Tod. Take a trip down memory lane and visit us in the Camp Washington neighborhood of Cincinnati!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“neon sign” (36 reviews)
“neon shop” (24 reviews)
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1330 Monmouth St, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1344
+1 513-541-6366
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Reviewed yesterday

Informative and evocative, this is a great way to spend an hour and a half. Make sure to take the guided tour and see the restoration room. If you grew up in the 60s be prepared for some very surprising emotions that you could never...More

Thank mjpascuzzi
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent history of American advertising signage over the decades. We weren't there for the guided tour but felt that the exhibits were pretty self explanatory and this was easy to tour on your own

Thank chr_8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A trip that is filled with memories from decades past. This tour, self tour or guided, just proved to be a fun hour plus. The space is jam packed with such great signage from businesses that everyone recognizes plus some very local to the mid...More

Thank Rabbit2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ventured to the American Sign Museum while in Cincinnati for my wife's birthday. The people were friendly and the exhibits were great, especially if you are into Americana and history.

Thank Jordan B
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve wanted to visit since a friend went and posted on Facebook and finally took the time to go and was not disappointed. Once you visit you’ll never look at signs the same way again. Or said another way, you’ll notice signs that you wouldn’t...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Came here just because I found it on TripAdvisor and the Cincinnati Museum Center was closed for construction. The cost was $15 for an adult. Wandered through for a little over an hour. I enjoyed watching the neon shop make signs. I think you forget...More

2  Thank Windsor999
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Came here just because i found it on TripAdvisor and we were planning a Cincy day. $15 to get in for adults. Wandered through for a little over an hour. Be sure to walk through the shop where signs are restored. Brought back a lot...More

Thank craigclark
Reviewed 12 November 2017

After living in the Cincinnati area for 18 years, we finally visited the Sign Museum today. Wow! What a feast for the eyes! So much history here--scientific, cultural, art.... Do take the guided tour. We will revisit with our Thanksgiving week guests. We simply loved...More

Thank ilovebirdsky
Reviewed 31 October 2017

For an extra thing to do, I took my teen daughters here on spring break. They both enjoy art in every form. Perfect day trip. I personally learned alot and the girls had a blast!

2  Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. It was quite enjoyable to see all the old signs. Had a lot of fun. I think it's well worth the visit.

Thank BrenM755
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AniKa F
5 January 2017|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
Tour length depends on how many visitors show up. The Saturday we went, there were about 40, so the tour lasted about an hour. There was also an option to stay for a Q & A, and to watch the sign makers on site.
Barb H
12 September 2016|
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Response from spedda | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is very open to interaction and photos.
Shirley B
12 July 2016|
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Response from MSO70 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the venue directly.