National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

History and heritage


The Freedom Center positively impacts visitors by revealing stories about freedom’s heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, and inspires people to take courageous steps for freedom today.  This stunning contemporary building is located in Downtown Cincinnati along the Ohio River at The Banks.

Member: ABA, NTA, OTA-Ohio Travel Association

Attraction Type:
History Museum and convener of dialogue on freedom and human rights.

Group Rates:

Special Rates:
Group tours offered Tuesday through Saturday starting 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an advance reservation.

Hours of Operation:
11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, last ticket sold at 4 p.m. 

Seasonal Dates:
Open Sundays Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Closed Christmas Day & Thanksgiving Day.

Bus Parking:
Buses may drop off group visitors at the 2nd Street group entrance of the building. Car and bus parking is at surrounding city lots and garages.

Bus Parking Fee:
Dependent upon garage or lot chosen.  All paid public parking.

Driver Rate:
Same as group

Escort Rate:
Same as group

Deposit and
Payment Policy:

Final count and payment in full due ten (10) business days in advance of visit.

Cancellation and
Refund Policy:

Two weeks (10 business days) in advance of visit to avoid penalties.

Nearby Attractions that Influence Group Travel:

  • Cincinnati Museum Center
  • Cincinnati Z00
  • Cincinnati Reds
  • Newport Aquarium

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

50 E Freedom Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Phone: (513) 333-7737
Phone: (877) 648-4838
Fax: (513) 287-7002


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