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 onsite garage.The front gates and garage open at 10:45 a.m. and the Museum doors open at 11 a.m. 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 accessible for everyone to enjoy. The following information will help make your visit more fun.
The Museum’s security staff is here to provide care and protection to the visitors, collection, and historic house. Please do not hesitate to ask for assistance or direction. All bags are subject to security inspection.
The Museum is fully accessible to visitors with mobility impairment. Accessible elevator, restrooms, parking, wheelchairs, and ramps are available.
To ensure an exceptional experience, 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.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the first floor of the Museum, including the Lindner Family Café, Luther Hall, garden, and terrace.
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.
Choose from books, stationery, jewelry, and unique handcrafted gifts. Members enjoy a 10% discount on purchases and special offers throughout the year. For more information, call 513-352-5138.
Our full-service café is open during Museum hours. View the menu and make reservations online or call 513-352-5140. Members enjoy a 10% discount. Please note, food and drinks may not be taken into our galleries or brought into the Museum.
Visitors of all ages are welcome at the Taft! Pick up a free, child-friendly, self-guided tour for the historic house galleries. Use the special exhibition “Closer Look” labels and guide to spark conversation and develop critical thinking skills
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.
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.
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.
The Taft Museum of Art is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the Museum or on the grounds.
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. Entrance to 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.