National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202| Map |
A Smithsonian affiliate, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center sits on the edge of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati where many enslaved African Americans escaped to freedom from Kentucky with the help of safe houses established by local abolitionists. The Freedom Center also houses the world's first permanent exhibition focusing on modern-day slavery and human trafficking. Kids can participate in summer camps, scavenger hunts and iPod-based self-guided tours.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Parents can download the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center app prior to visiting for a wealth of video and other media content that will help prepare children for the experience. Be aware that parking costs near the Freedom Center increase during Cincinnati Reds games.
Address: 50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202| Map
Phone: 513 333 7500
Hours: Tue-Sat 11 am - 5 pm
Price: Adults (13-59): $12; Children (3-12): $8; Children under 3: Free; Seniors (60+): $10