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Planning a Tour

Scheduling a Tour

For your convenience, you may arrange a free tour by calling the tour coordinator at (513) 639-2975 or submitting an online request form Monday through Friday. Tours must be scheduled at least four weeks in advance. You will receive a pre-visit Teacher Information Packet with your tour confirmation, prior to your visit.



During Your Visit

School groups must be accompanied by at least one adult chaperone for every ten students. You and the chaperones are responsible for students’ behavior at all times, including compliance with all Cincinnati Art Museum regulations. To help you, your chaperones, and your students understand the Art Museum’s guidelines, a confirmation packet, including a brochure entitled Field Trip Guide containing suggested guidelines, will be mailed to you. 


Special Needs 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is wheelchair accessible. Tours are available in French, German, and Spanish. Please indicate whether your group has special needs.


Helpful Hints

Buses may drop off students in front of the Cincinnati Art Museum and park in the lot free of charge. Backpacks, umbrellas, bags, and other large items are not permitted in the galleries; we recommend that you leave these items on the bus. Coat bins are available for student tour groups. Only pencils are permitted in the permanent exhibitions. No writing utensils are permitted in special exhibitions.

Regrettably, the Art Museum does not have facilities for eating packed lunches so please leave all food on the buses.


School Buses

The Art Museum provides buses through the Art Museum Bus for Kids Fund. Established by the volunteers of the Cincinnati Art Museum, the fund’s goal is to give school children the opportunity to visit the Art Museum for a guided tour.


Eligibility for Art Museum Bus for Kids:

To qualify, your school must be within the ArtLinks service area, including applicable Northern Kentucky schools.  Your school must have 25% or more of its students qualifying for free or reduced lunch.

During the 2012-2013 school year, the Art Museum will be offering a limited number of free buses for the following guided tours:

All Grades visiting the Cincinnati Art Museum for guided tours related to social studies and science curricula.  Social studies tour topics include: Ancient to Modern: World History through Art (grades 4-12), From Sea to Shining Sea: American History through Art, World Cultures and Traditions, and The Story of Art in Cincinnati (grades 4-12).  Science tour topics include: Animals in Art (grades Pre-K-3) and Changes in Nature (grades Pre-K-6).


To Schedule a Bus:

1.Call the Cincinnati Art Museum at (513) 639-2975 to schedule a guided tour.  Tours must be scheduled at least one month in advance.

2.Call ArtLinks at (513) 363-0203 to schedule your bus or

3.Buses available for scheduled tours only.

Not eligible for the Art Museum Bus for Kids? Free buses for visits to the Art Museum are also available through ArtLinks’ Art Bus program. Buses are available to schools in the Greater Cincinnati area with a school population of 50 percent or more on the Federal Lunch Program. For more information go to