Cincinnati, Ohio: Mushroom-Beehive House

Interesting private domicile that resembles a fantasy log burl mushroom or rustic beehive.
Address:
3331 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH
Directions:
East of I-71 in Hyde Park. Corner of Erie Ave. and Tarpis Ave. (the northern intersection with Tarpis, which intersects in two places).
Hours:
Private property - visible from street.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Mushroom-Beehive House

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Mushroom-Beehive House.

Mushroom - Beehive House

I turned onto Tarpis Ave and parked in the parking lot directly across from the house so I could have a better look at it. It was after business hours for the shop's lot. I don't know that it really looks like a mushroom or beehive, but it is certainly unique.

[Julie Linger, 08/31/2017]

Beehive House.

Beehive House

Don't remember where I heard about this, but I had to go see it for myself. Very unique house in the Hyde Park suburb of Cincinnati. Not only does it resemble a beehive, but they have all kinds of other crazy stuff on the house as well. I believe it is a private residence, so I doubt you will be able to see the inside.

[David, 04/15/2012]

The Mushroom House was built out of junk over a ten-year span by architect/art professor Terry Brown, who called it "an extension of transcendentalism." He used dozens of his students as labor. In August 2012 it was for sale for $350,000.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Neon Sign EateryNeon Sign Eatery, Cincinnati, OH - 2 mi.
Frisch's Mainliner Big Boy MuseumFrisch's Mainliner Big Boy Museum, Cincinnati, OH - 2 mi.
Pancakes and Pigs Sculpture of GoodnessPancakes and Pigs Sculpture of Goodness, Cincinnati, OH - 3 mi.
In the region:
Martha - Passenger Pigeon Memorial Hut, Cincinnati, OH - 5 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

April 23, 2018

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Ohio Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Space Center Houston, Houston, Texas (Apr 23-29, 2018)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now