The Taft offers limited free on-site parking for guests visiting the museum, the Museum Shop, and the Lindner Family Café during regular museum hours in the Taft's on-site garage. The front gates and garage open 15 minutes before opening. Please note, if cars are left in the museum garage after hours, they will be towed.
ABM Queen City Square
303 E Fourth Street, between Broadway and Sycamore street
ABM First Financial Center
406 Main Street, between E Fourth & E Fifth streets
Eagle Realty—Broadway Garage
306 Broadway, between E Third & Arch streets
Closed Sundays and holidays
Indoor garage — self-park — cash only
Outdoor lots, self-park / rates vary
Parking Company of America
558 Culvert Street, between E Fifth & Sentinel streets
541 Eggleston Avenue, between E Fifth & Sentinel streets
514 E Fifth Street, between Culvert Street & Eggleston Avenue
Tri-State Parking Lot 5E
468 Culvert Street, between E 4th Fourth & E Fifth streets
415 Eggleston Avenue, between E Fourth & E Fifth streets
BestParking.com — locate nearby garages and see competitive parking rates
CincyEZPark.com — pay meters from your smartphone
RoadMapCincy.com — up-to-date information on Downtown road construction and street closures
Our permanent collection, special exhibitions, Museum Shop, and the Lindner Family Café reside within the intimate setting of our circa 1820 historic house and modern museum wing, which conveniently connects with our covered parking garage. The Taft Museum of Art is available for everyone to enjoy. The following information will help make your visit more fun. Please Note: the Taft reserves the right to refuse or revoke the admission of any visitor whose conduct violates these guidelines.
The Taft's Security & Public Safety Associates are here to provide care and protection to the visitors, collection, and historic house. Please do not hesitate to ask for assistance or direction.
Our expert team of dedicated staff is here to help if you have any questions or concerns during your visit. So they can provide you with great service, remember that:
We recommend that groups of 10 or more contact the museum prior to arrival. While we do try to accommodate groups without advance registration, admission is not guaranteed due to capacity and program restrictions.
The Museum is accessible to visitors with mobility impairment. Accessible elevators, restrooms, parking, wheelchairs, and ramps are available.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the first floor of the museum, including the Lindner Family Café, Luther Hall, garden, and terrace.
Visitors of all ages are welcome at the Taft! Guests can use the free, self-guided tours and “Closer Look” labels to guide to spark conversation and develop critical thinking skills.
Choose from books, stationery, jewelry, and unique handcrafted gifts on-site and with a selection online. Members enjoy a 10% discount on purchases and special offers throughout the year. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy inspired food options, including delicious vegetarian and vegan options, plus wine, beer, and specialty cocktails for brunch or lite bites. Members enjoy a 10% discount. For lunch, the Taft has also partnered with our neighbors at the Lytle Park Hotel's restaurant, Subito for 10% off on food and non-alcoholic beverages by mentioning your visit to the Taft Museum of Art when making your reservation. Learn more.
The coat room and lockers are located on the first floor. Coats may not be carried through the galleries. Please plan on wearing your coat while touring the galleries or leaving it in the coatroom. Backpacks, packages, diaper bags, and laptop bags smaller than 13 × 17 × 8 inches may be carried in the galleries.
If you have left something behind at the museum, please call the Security Office at 513-352-5149.
Wheelchairs are available on a first-come basis in the coatroom by the Museum Shop (on the first floor). Lightweight umbrella strollers or soft-front infant carriers may be taken throughout the museum.
Diaper-changing stations are available in the restrooms located on the first and second floors of the museum.
The Taft reserves the right to refuse entry to any visitor carrying a prohibited item. All bags and containers of any type are subject to security inspection.
The Taft Museum of Art is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the museum or on the grounds.
One great pleasure of our house setting is that the art and furnishings can be viewed at close range. Please help us preserve the house and collection for future generations by remembering not to touch paintings, sculptures, furniture, or draperies.
Guests are welcome to sketch in the galleries using graphite pencils and drawing boards, clipboards, and sketch pads that do not exceed 15×16 inches. Please do not use pens, markers, crayons, charcoals, colored pencils, chalks, or pastels.
Photography in the permanent galleries is encouraged. Please note, some loaned artwork may not be photographed by the owners’ request and will be marked.
Video cameras, tripods, selfie sticks, and opened laptops cannot be taken into the galleries and special exhibition areas.
The Taft Museum of Art routinely takes images and video for use in marketing materials and on the Taft’s communication platforms. Please be advised that promotional images and video may be captured during your visit or attendance to a Taft program or event. Registration or ticket purchase through the museum constitutes acceptance of this policy. If you wish to avoid the possibility that you might appear in an image used for Taft promotional purposes, please alert the program manager/photographer upon arrival.