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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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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