Group Tours

For more than 75 years, the Taft Museum of Art has been inspiring visitors with its compelling exhibitions, exquisite collections, and stimulating programs. Make this Cincinnati treasure a fun and exciting destination for your group. The Museum is ideally designed to offer docent-guided or self-guided exploration of the Taft collections and the history of the house. Dining and lecture options are available to meet your group’s needs.

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Thank you for your group’s interest in touring the Taft Museum of Art.

Here are a few considerations prior to booking your reservation:

• Groups of twelve or more are eligible for discounted admission.
• Advance registration is required. All group reservations must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
• Flexibility in dates and times may be necessary to schedule a docent or speaker.
• Payment is required in full at the time of booking.

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Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times 
July 2-September 25, 2016

Tours for Dressing Downton are self-guided with the use of an audio guide. Costumes are located in the Fifth Third Gallery and throughout the historic home. Groups of twelve or more are eligible for discounted admission of $17.00. All group tickets must be purchased in advance. Group lunch reservations may also be available, please inquire when purchasing tickets for availability and pricing.

For information, to check availability, or to book your group for Dressing Downton, please email bsherritt@taftmuseum.org or call (513) 684-4521, Monday-Friday (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.).

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Historic Home Self-Guided Tour*

A group consists of twelve or more people arriving at the Museum together to view the galleries without a tour guide. To ensure a positive visitor experience, self-guided groups are encouraged to disperse and view the Museum individually. Pricing $7.00.

*Kindly note that between July 1 – September 25, 2016 during Dressing Downton, we are unable to accommodate self-guided groups. Please reference Dressing Downton (above) to reserve a group during this time.

To schedule a self-guided group, click here.

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Historic Home Docent-Led Group Tour*

Docents are volunteer educators who lead public tours of the Museum’s collection. Docent-led group tours are $7.00 per person, available to groups of 12 or more. These tours last 45-60 minutes. Tour topics include highlights of the collection or special exhibition (additional admission may apply). Tours must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance. Docent-led tours are unavailable for the Dressing Downton exhibition.

*Kindly note that between July 1 – September 25, 2016 during Dressing Downton, we are unable to accommodate docent-led groups. Please reference Dressing Downton (above) to reserve a group during this time.

To schedule a docent-led group, click here.

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School Groups

Guided by Taft Docents, tours for school groups use works of art in the Taft’s collection and exhibitions to create a forum for ideas, debate, and exchange. For more information about the types of tours and curriculum connections…..

To schedule a school group, click here.

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To request information on group tours or to check availability of a particular date, contact the Education Assistant at (513)-684-4516 or mgooch@taftmuseum.org (Monday-Friday, 9a.m.-3p.m.)

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The Taft’s driveway cannot accommodate large buses; please click here for a list of alternative parking options for busses. Drivers will need to find nearby street parking for the bus.

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Group Dining

Groups may work with our staff to reserve a public table or plan a private dining experience. Tours and a meal with a unique custom menu begin at $27 per person.

From Monday-Friday, please direct any questions to (513) 684-4516 or email grouptours_lunches@taftmuseum.org

To guarantee quality service for all our guests, Café reservations for parties of four or more are required.

 

 

 

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