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Sunday Historical Tours of the Cincinnati Observatory

Mitchell Library

Available on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, these tours will run from 1pm - 4pm

From its inception in 1842, the Cincinnati Observatory has served Cincinnati, and the nation, in a wide variety of ways.

During these tours you will learn:

  • Learn how Mt. Adams got its name
  • The role the Observatory played in Cincinnati's commerce,
  • The scientific discoveries
  • The beginnings of the National Weather Service.
  • History of the observatory's architecture and
  • The citizens of Cincinnati who made the observatory possible.

A $5 donation per person is appreciated.