It’s so much fun to experience Cincinnati with your kids — we live in such a rich, beautiful city full of fun attractions and hidden treasures. Heritage Village Museum is the perfect example of this; it’s located in Sharon Woods, right behind the Sharon Center. Heritage Village is hiding in plain sight; as you exit the Sharon Center and enter this outdoor museum, you’ll be transported to another time and place.
Heritage Village Museum is one of Cincinnati’s most unique hidden gems. It’s a well-preserved glimpse into Ohio’s rich history and heritage, just waiting to be explored.
History Alive Days
Visit the Village during History Alive Days for a guided or self-guided tour and meet interpreters in historical clothing doing demonstrations. There will be different demonstrations each day and they may include: woodcarving, broom making, textile demonstrations, food preservation, and an organ performance in the church. Admission is the normal tour pricing.
Self-guided Tours: Adults $5, Children 5-11 $1, Children under 4 and members are free
Guided Tours at 10:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m., and 3 p.m.: Adults $10, Children 5-11 $3, Children under four and members are free.
About the Heritage Village Museum
Located inside Sharon Woods, the museum space is an outdoor history museum with real buildings from the 1800s. The buildings are from various locations around Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky, and include churches, log cabins, homes, a barn and old train station. Most are authentic, plucked-from-the-1800s buildings that were saved from demolition and moved to the museum (a few are carefully recreated replicas of historic buildings).