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American Sign Museum

1330 Monmouth St, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1344
+1 513-541-6366
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The American Sign Museum is in an industrial area in Cincinnati, not exactly where you would expect... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wyoming, Ohio
Excellent for Nostalgia Lovers

Excellent assortment of signs. The museum is setup in a very historical manner, so it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pensacola, Florida
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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!
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“guided tour” (62 reviews)
“neon sign” (32 reviews)
“neon shop” (21 reviews)
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1330 Monmouth St, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1344
+1 513-541-6366
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The American Sign Museum is in an industrial area in Cincinnati, not exactly where you would expect a museum. The displays are very interesting, following the evolution of sign technology in the U.S. and people over 30 will find a lot of very nostalgic signs....More

Thank Danjiro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent assortment of signs. The museum is setup in a very historical manner, so it is interesting to read all the background information and see how signage has evolved over the years. Went a bit late in the day, so we didn't have a lot...More

Thank jpromel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a couple of times for private events. It is really a cool place if you like historical signs. If you don't like the nostalgia then this isn't the place for you.

Thank Greenman926
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting museum. Well off the beaten path. Only takes an hour to tour the whole place. The guided tour is the best way to get the most out of your visit. The guide was very knowledgeable.

1  Thank debbiek928
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on our road trip because we love to go to see nostalgic, historic and different points of interest. It was a bit expensive and only took about 20 minutes to see the whole museum. If you want to do the 60 minute...More

1  Thank andrea c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This sign museum is great little place with signs from all over the US from the early 20th century to current day. The guided tour is well worth it because it provides you with extra information and context about the museum and the signs. The...More

1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find! Small but mighty! The signs were nostalgic and well maintained. Guide was very noligable of the signs and there history.

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place just puts a smile on your face. At least it did for me. Just plain old good fun watching old signs, either neon, lit up, carved or anything else, with lots of recognizable signs and lots of nostalgia. My main complaint? I wanted...More

Thank Hagar08540
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome ! One of the most interesting museums I have been too and I have been to many. Highly recommend the guided tour!!

Thank SPG565
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this place as our first stop in Cincinnati, and it exceeded our expectations. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly, and the museum is well organized and interesting. We went through first on our own, but waited for the tour which strongly enhances...More

Thank Jeanne722
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AniKa F
6 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
13 July 2016|
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Response from MSO70 | Reviewed this property |
Check with the venue directly.