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American Sign Museum

1330 Monmouth St, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1344
+1 513-541-6366
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Wow. A lot of lights.

Came here just because i found it on TripAdvisor and we were planning a Cincy day. $15 to get in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbus, Ohio
A Hidden Gem. Wow!

After living in the Cincinnati area for 18 years, we finally visited the Sign Museum today. Wow... read more

Reviewed 1 week 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” (23 reviews)
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1330 Monmouth St, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1344
+1 513-541-6366
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to come for a stroll down memory lane. It doesn't take very long. And it's not very expensive. It's pretty neat to see the history of materials and textures.

Thank Sylvia D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Whether it’s from your childhood or from Mad Men, you’re sure to recognize many of the iconic signs at the American Sign Museum. Whether you take a tour or walk through the museum yourself, it only takes about an hour to walk through 60 years...More

Thank ShutterbugSage
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This was fun stop with our teenage kids while in Cincy. A nice collection of signs that will bring back memories, and a few learning opportunities. An hour or so devoted to the museum is probably adequate for most casual visitors.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We first learned of this place when we visited the sign museum in Las Vegas. What an incredible trip down memory lane. unlike LV, this is indoors and fabulous. Great signs from our area and around the country. Nice place to reminisce.

Thank galbert07
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The American Sign Museum has an exemplary collection of vintage signs for commercial marketing of businesses and organizations. The museum is an easy stroll through nostalgia. The signs are significant reminders from the past. Many of the signs helped shape America, they are household friends....More

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Very unique experience. Educational and nostalgic all at once. Definitely do the guided tour. The history behind the signs is fascinating. Also - YOU CANNOT TAKE A BAD PICTURE IN THIS AWESOME PLACE!

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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.