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.


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 four 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.

Historic Home Docent-Led Group Tour*
Docents are volunteer educators who lead public tours of the Museum’s collection. Docent-led group tours are $12 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 four weeks in advance.

To schedule a docent-led group, click here.

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 $10.

To schedule a self-guided group, click here.

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.

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

To request information on group tours or to check availability of a particular date, contact (513) 684-4516 or (Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.)

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

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