Beyond the Bricks: Music Hall Outreach Programs

"Fascinating!" "Fabulous tour guides" "A must see for all who live here!" Rave reviews are rolling in for the ''Beyond the Bricks'' Walking Tour. Book your BTB Walking Tour and see historic Music Hall and the area surrounding the structure as you have never seen it before! Your tour is extra special with a picnic in Washington Park! Pre-order your special picnic lunch from Revolution Rotisserie and Bottle & Basket.

''Beyond the Bricks'' Walking Tour
Occurring in September and October only

Beyond the Bricks

Join us for a 90-minute outdoor walking tour of this National Historic Landmark. The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall's knowledgeable guides take you on a 360-degree, around-the-building view of Cincinnati Music Hall's history and fabulous architecture. Learn about Music Hall's design construction, architectural styles and the cultural neighborhood of 1878. Historians, architecture enthusiasts and adventurers alike will gain new insight into why Cincinnati Music Hall truly merits its designation as one of the best and most beautiful concert theaters in the world.

Beyond the Bricks

''Beyond the Bricks'' tours are held Saturdays from 10:00am to 11:30am and Thursdays from 4:00pm to 5:30pm through October. Enhance your touring event and purchase a picnic from one of our eatery partners and have it delivered to you in Washington Park! For more information, and to place an order, visit Revolution Rotisserie or Bottle & Basket. Tours are entirely outdoors, rain or shine. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and sunscreen, hat and sunglasses are recommended. No pets - no alcohol, but bring bottled water. And individuals under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. While we are happy to make reasonable accommodations for all people, tours are not recommended for very young children or people for whom walking is difficult. For more information on BTB Outdoor Tours, check out the Frequently Asked Questions.

Book your ''Beyond the Bricks'' Walking Tour online or by calling (513) 621-2787 [ARTS].

''Beyond the Bricks'' Virtual Tours

Virtual tours of Music hall are part of our Speaker Series and can be held at your location. These Virtual Tours/Speaker Series are about 1-hour long, feature images and information about Music Hall, and can be somewhat tailored according to the audience.

Tour Fees and Special Offers

For BTB outdoor tours: tickets must be purchased in advance and are $20 for adults and $12 per child (ages 12 years or younger). Group discounts are available for purchase of 5-9 tickets ($18/each) or 10 or more ($15/each). Cash is not accepted. Discounts are available for members of the following organizations: Certified Tourism Ambassadors, OTR Chamber, CAA, and SPMH. Follow Music Hall on Facebook for announcements on special offers. For more information, check out the outdoor tour FAQ.

For information on Virtual Tours of Music Hall, or to book at virtual tour, please contact Ramona Toussaint at (513) 744-3293 or


Book your tour online today or by calling (513) 621-2787 [ARTS]! All fees support the efforts of SPMH - The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall, a non-profit 501(c)3, to help secure Music Hall for future generations. See a list of many of the SPMH Accomplishments.


RELATED INFORMATION

Watch a video of the ''Beyond The Bricks'' tour, courtesy of WCPO.

Sign up online to join a tour or call (513) 621-2787!

If you'd like to receive updates on the tour program - e.g. pop-up tours, hard-hat tours during construction, etc. - submit your contact information on the Music Hall Tour Request Form.

Special Offer for Thursday Tour Participants

SPECIAL THANKS to the Symphony Hotel for the generous donation for a voice amplification system for the BTB tour, and for their special "Smokin' Thursday" offer for Thursday tour participants! Visit the Symphony Hotel website and click on Smokin' Thursday for information.

SPMH is looking for volunteers to become tour guides! Find out how to volunteer.

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