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American Sign Museum

1330 Monmouth St, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1344
+1 513-541-6366
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Nostalgia overload

We were mesmerized by all the beautiful neon signs from the past that brought back special memories... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
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Fun Place to Explore

A small fun place to spend a little time and go back in time. The range of signs is pretty... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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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 signs” (74 reviews)
“guided tour” (74 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 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were mesmerized by all the beautiful neon signs from the past that brought back special memories of our childhood. The McDonald's $.15 hamburger sign was in such great condition.The work that went into designing these signs shows they creative process that was involved. The...More

Thank Traviata5013
Reviewed 26 August 2017

A small fun place to spend a little time and go back in time. The range of signs is pretty impressive. It is truly a historical place of sorts. The neon of course catches your eye and there is plenty of that, but there are...More

Thank jantalking
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Small, but there is a lot to see! So refreshing to take a walk back into time when life was so much simpler! Plus, they offer a military discount!

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Highly recommend taking a little detour from the usual and find the American Sign Museum in Camp Washington, it's worth the time. An amazing collection of neon signs have been collected and displayed, not to mention many other iconic signs and symbols. This is also...More

Thank msc196
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The American Sign Museum has a lot in a little space. It's a trip down memory lane for some of us! The signs were so fun to see -- some I remembered, some I just enjoyed seeing. You learn about the history of signs --...More

1  Thank 2doglady
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We were in Cincinnati for a family function for the weekend. My parents had visited this museum the day before, so we took an Uber out to the museum. It was fantastic, better than expected. We all loved looking at the old signs, seeing how...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful museum full of signs from all over America. Especially prominent is their collection of neon signs. Try to take a guided tour which start at 11 AM or 2 PM. We enjoyed seeing a demonstration of neon tube making in the attached workshop.

1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a friends suggestion and it exceeded my expectations! Well worth a visit for some throw back fun - what I really enjoyed was all the amazing info and history they have annotated the signs with! Learned a ton and I loved how...More

Thank LisaAS6427PG
Reviewed 8 August 2017

When I found this attraction online, I was immediately intrigued. It is a wonderfully charming, interesting, and nostalgic place. I agree with many other reviews that the tour is a must. You will find it interesting, engaging, and entertaining. It is a tribute to the...More

Thank SMM62
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a Sunday afternoon after hearing all the good things on Trip Advisor. Definitely was not disappointed. This really is a must do when in Cincinnati! We did the tour with Kevin (tour guide). Tour lasted around an hour ish with a big group,...More

Thank Aaron S
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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.