Cincinnati, Ohio Attractions
Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Cincinnati and the surrounding area. "Porkopolis" rose to fame as a meatpacking capital. Today it's home to the American Sign Museum, a stuffed hero police dog, and a tombstone shaped like SpongeBob Squarepants. The Creation Museum is just across the river in Kentucky.
Sights for Oddball Excursions
Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Do ventriloquist dummies scare you? See hundreds of them at this museum devoted to the art and history of ventriloquism.
Tod Swormstedt, sign expert, displays hundreds of examples of everything from delicate gold-painted glass to humongous neon.
Harry Andrews was a bachelor and recluse who spent over 50 years building a medieval-style castle in Ohio for his "boy knights."
Man's Reason vs. God's Word -- explained with dinosaurs and immersive multimedia.
At the Cincinnati Zoo you can see the small aviary building where not one, but two species of bird died out. Bronze statue of Martha, last Passenger Pigeon out front.
In and Around Cincinnati
Choice field reports and tips. Or check out: Complete list of Ohio attractions.
- New Richmond: Cardboard Boat Museum, Race
- Hamilton: Hollow Earth Monument
- Fairfield: Jungle Jim's International Market
- Cincinnati: Triceracopter
- Cincinnati: American Sign Museum
- Highland Heights: Stegowagen-volkssaurus
- Cincinnati: Pancakes and Pigs Sculpture of Goodness [tips]
- Cincinnati: Mushroom - Beehive House [tips]
- Cincinnati: Giant Indian Sign [tips]
- Cincinnati: Large Cougar Statue [tips]
- Cincinnati: Martha - Passenger Pigeon Memorial Hut
- Cincinnati: Lucky Cat Museum [tips]
- Cincinnati: Charlie Taft, Robot Son of President Taft
- Cincinnati: SpongeBob SquarePants Tombstones [tips]
- Cincinnati: Mural: George Washington in Drag [tips]
- Cincinnati: Mr. Dynamite: James Brown Mural [tips]
- Cincinnati: Handsome, Stuffed Hero Police Dog
- Cincinnati: Cincinnati Police Museum
- Newport: World Peace Bell [tips]
- Cincinnati: Psychedelic Rosemary Clooney Mural [tips]
- Cincinnati: Fountain of Big Rare Books [tips]