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.

To schedule a group tour for 12 or more people click here.

From Monday–Friday, please direct any questions to (513) 684-4516 or email

On Saturday and Sunday, please call the main number, (513) 241-0343.

The Taft’s driveway cannot accommodate large buses; drivers will need to find nearby street parking for the bus.

To ensure an exceptional experience, groups of 12 or more must contact the Museum prior to arrival. We do seek to accommodate groups without advance registrations. However, admission is not guaranteed due to capacity and program restrictions.

Group Tour Reservations
Advance reservation is required for group tours, including on Sundays. Flexibility in dates and times is necessary to schedule a docent or speaker.

To request information on group tours or check the availability of a particular date, contact the Education Assistant at (513) 684-4516 or

Docent-led group tour prices apply everyday, including Sundays.
Time to tour: 1–2 hours recommended

Self-Guided Group
A group consists of 12 or more people arriving at the Museum together to view the galleries without a tour guide. To avoid gallery congestion, self-guided groups are encouraged to disperse and view the Museum individually.

Docent-Led Group
Docents are volunteer educators who lead tours of the Museum’s collections. Docent-led group tours are $7 per person, available to groups of 12. These tours last 45–60 minutes. Tour topics include highlights of the collection or a special exhibition. Tours must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance.

Group Tours and Dining
Groups may work with our staff to plan a private dining experience. Tours and a meal with a unique custom menu begin at $27 per person. The Museum also offers memorable catered events as well as flexible spaces for receptions up to 250 guests.

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

Group Tour Rates
Groups of 12 or more: $7 per adult

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