Come along with Tour Guide, Actor, and Author Roy Heizer on this two and a half hour tour as we explore the history of Cincinnati. From the glaciers that formed our seven hills to the modern day; learn about the events, industry, traditions, and people that made Cincinnati the Queen City!
Tour Guide Roy Heizer will take you to many historic sites on this downtown tour. We will start at the Ohio River and explore the buildings and places that figure prominently in Cincinnati's long history. Hear the story behind our most famous bridge, the first skyscraper, and Cincy's leading industries. From the Red Stockings to the newly formed FC Cincinnati, we have a rich sports tradition. Jazz, Blues, classical, and Rock all sound off in our musical heritage. Cheers to a long tradition of beer breweries. Find out why we have several nicknames, and learn the tale of several of Cincinnati's most well known people. But, wait, there's more....
History doesn't have to be a dry humorless lesson. Come along with us as we make learning about Cincinnati's history fun and engaging. You'll hear stories of famous people, strange tales from the darker side of the city, obscure history, and fun facts you can't find online. We may stroll through a graveyard, but our past is alive and well on the Cincinnati History Tour. Cincinnati has a wealth of stories to tell, so come stroll with us through the past...we promise to return you to the modern age!
Cincinnati History Tour is a two hour walking tour through downtown Cincinnati. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. No smoking of any kind on the tour. There are restrooms, and places to sit briefly along the tour route. The tour route is handicap accessible, but there are some hills. The tour begins and ends in the same location, and the route is just under two miles. Please call ahead of tour time to confirm during bad weather. Tours are not offered in July & August. Off schedule
Booking Button is at the top of this page. Children under 5 are free, with an adult ticket. Group discounts available for groups of 10 or more.
The Cincinnati History Tour starts (and ends) at the foot of the Roebling Bridge, just across from the roundabout. 102 Theodore M. Berry Way 45202 For info, please ring 513.283.5127 or for more pictures, info, and updates visit us on Facebook at FB/Cincinnati History Tour
For small group tours, we can customize an itinerary to emphasize your interests. If you have a special request, send us a message, and we will be sure to get back to you soon.
102 Theodore M. Berry Way 45202