American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio

During the holidays I visited relatives in Cincinnati and having some downtime I visited an attraction there for the first time. The American Sign Museum is a pretty cool place if rather small and crowded. They have collected and restored old signage with lots of nostalgic appeal (even a set of Burma Shave signs). Lots of neon and lots of recognizable brand names, some that have faded from the landscapes and others that have evolved over the years.

They also have a restoration shop that you can visit and a thriving neon shop where you can get a custom sign for your man cave. If you find yourself in The Queen City it is a great place to spend an afternoon. They host public and private events which look pretty cool as well. Check them out at:

They are also close to the classic Camp Washington Chili Parlor which is well worth the visit.

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