Mt. Adams Attractions
One of the neighborhood’s hidden gems, the Mt. Adams Pool is managed by the Cincinnati Recreation Commission. It features a shallow water pool and separate wading pool, and offers a swim lesson program. Admission is $1 for children and $2 for adults. A playground and basketball court are located next to the pool.
The pools opens for the 2017 Summer season on Monday, June 5!
Located in scenic Eden Park, the Cincinnati Art Museum features a diverse collection of more than 67,000 works spanning 6,000 years. The museum is open Tuesday – Sunday (closed Monday) and admission is free.
The Art Museum is a short walk north of the Mt Adams business district, easily accessible by foot and car.
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Formed in 1890, the Cincinnati Art Club has called Mt Adams home since 1957. The club hosts exhibitions throughout the year that are free and open to the public.
The Art Club is located on Parkside Place at the southeast corner of Eden Park.
Home to the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and the Krohn Conservatory, Eden Park is one of the most popular of the Cincinnati Parks, spanning 186 acres northeast of Mt Adams. Landmarks within the park include Mirror Lake with the 60-foot Bettman Fountain, the Spring House Gazebo from 1904, Twin Lakes with a footbridge and playground, and a portion of the park’s original 19th-century reservoir wall. Natural highlights include the memorial Presidential tree grove, Hinkle Floral Trail and Magnolia Grove.
Built in 1933, this glass and aluminum Art Deco masterpiece contains more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. The conservatory rotates exhibitions on a seasonal basis. Highlights include the Butterfly Show and Holiday Show
Seasongood Pavilion hosts a wide range of public events, including a jazz series in August and Cinema in the City, a favorite summer tradition in Mt Adams. The amphitheater is located between the Playhouse and Art Museum, on the western edge of Eden Park.
Playhouse in the Park is a nationally known theater, producing the finest in classic and contemporary works. The theater is nestled on the edge of Mt Adams, offering productions 10 months out of the year.
Nine area children will be cast to fill speaking and non-speaking parts in the 2017 Production of A Christmas Carol. Roles are available for boys and girls 8 to 13 years old. Additionally, the part of Tiny Tim requires a boy 6 to 8 years of age. For details, follow the “AUDITIONS” link on the Playhouse Employment page.
To be eligible, children must not turn 14 before Dec. 30, 2017. Children of all races and ethnicities are encouraged to apply.
Perched on a bluff overlooking the Ohio River and downtown Cincinnati, Holy Cross-Immaculata is one of the city’s most beloved churches. Built in 1859, the church is famed for its Good Friday pilgrimage.
Holy Cross-Immaculata is located on Guido Street in the heart of Mt Adams.
This breath-taking restoration of the Holy Cross Monastery Chapel was completed in 2016. Originally built in 1873, it served the adjoining Roman Catholic monastery until 1977.
Located within steps of the Mt Adams Business District, Monastery Event Center host weddings and receptions throughout the year.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Pilgrim Chapel sits at the western end of the Ida Street Bridge. The church is a member of the United Church of Christ and regularly organizes public concerts and community events.