At Heritage Village Museum, you will experience the rural simplicity of a small town life as it was in Ohio during the 1800’s. We are open to the public year-round. Volunteers provide guided tours, supervise gift and book shops, coordinate special events, demonstrate traditional crafts and cooking and present educational programs for over 19,000 guests each year.

We are open for exhibits

and guided tours
Wednesday-Saturday  10:00 am-5:00 pm
Tours at: 10:30 am / 12:45 pm / 3:00 pm  
Sunday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm 
Tours at: 1:30 pm / 3:30 pm 
Admission for the guided tour is $5 for Adults, $3 Children 5-11.
Admission for the exhibit only is $2 adults, $1 children.
Children under 4 and Museum Members are free.
Current Exhibits:
 Antique Quilt
Heritage Village Museum invites you to view a new rotation of antique quilts from our extensive collection during our Antique Quilt Exhibit. This assortment of nineteen quilts spans a century of American culture from the 1840s through 1940s. Quilt patterns include: Log Cabin, Dresden Plate and Star of Bethlehem. The quilts are being displayed in the Village’s beautiful Hayner House.
Vintage Baseball
Baseball has been the prominent sport in American culture since the early 1800's. While most sports during this time were for the sole purpose of entertaining the wealthy, the commoners created a sport to play in their spare time.  The exhibit features over 70, balls, bats, gloves, uniforms, and games from the 1840s to 1910.   

July 26th 1-4 pm: Were the 3 Pigs Right? 
200 Years Later a Log and Brick House Still Stand 

The Betts House and Heritage Village Museum have partnered to present a look at construction techniques from 200 years ago. The two buildings featured in the program are owned by The National Society of Colonial Dames of American in Ohio. The Betts House is a brick home built by William and Phoebe Betts in 1804 and the Kemper Log House is a log house built by Reverend James and Judith Kemper also in 1804.

Trades people will be on hand to talk with visitors about construction techniques. There will be hands-on opportunities to gain an understanding of the work involved in building construction of this time-period. Visit both sites to see the 210 year-old homes.

Cost to the program is part of admission for a guided tour or a self-guided tour.

Guided tour: Adults--$5.00, Children (5-11)--$3.00

Members & children 4 and under—free

Self-guided tour: Adults--$3.00, Children (5-11)--$1.00

Members & children 4 and under—free

July 31st: River Institute Traveling Theatre presents
a selection of student written ten-minute plays
6:00 p.m.--dinner, 7:00 p.m.—performance

Hanover College’s Rivers Institute Traveling Theatre group returns to Heritage Village Museum. When the group was last here in 2012 they presented the entertaining Down by the River that included songs and history of the Ohio River. This year there will be four short plays:

*enter a twilight zone where two scientists sit Waiting for the Universe

*see Indiana-born writer Rex Stout confront the FBI as Rex Stout Rings Again

*watch Indiana-born vaudeville actress Marilyn Miller help a young boy face his fears in the Ghost Light

*shop for the poignantly unexpected at The Everything Store

The performance will be in front of the Hayner House.

Join us for dinner prior to the plays at 6:00 p.m. Dinner will be rotisserie chicken, mashed potatoes, sweet corn, cornbread, drinks, and dessert.

Dinner and play Adults $13/Children 11 and younger $10

Play only Adults $6/Children 5-11 $3/4 and under free

Register by July 28 with payment

Day of play admission is Adults $8/Children 5-11 $5/4 and under free

Summer Day Camp Schedule
Civil War Camp: July 21st-25th
Pioneer Camp: August 4th-8th
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11450 Lebanon Road
Sharonville, OH 45241
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 62475
Cincinnati, OH 45262


Phone: 513-563-9484
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