Arts and History


In Campbell County

Wiedemann Hill Mansion: Designed by Samuel Hannaford in 1894, the historic home offers 180 degree views of Newport, Mount Adams, and the Cincinnati skyline.

World Peace Bell Center: The largest free-swinging bell in the world.

Gangsters, Gamblers and Girls- Newport Historic  Walking Tour: Prior to Las Vegas, there was Newport, Kentucky.

Campbell County Log Cabin Museum: Located in historic Grant’s Lick, the Log Cabin Museum showcases Campbell County’s agricultural history, and features 2 log cabins, 40 pieces of horse-drawn farm equipment, antique tractors, windmills, and farm tools.

Within 10 miles of Campbell County

Cincinnati Art Museum: The Museum features over 60,000 works spanning 6,000 years.

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal:  Inside the historic Union Terminal building, the Center is an award-winning complex of distinct museums and attractions including the Cincinnati History Museum, the Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science and the Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater.

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Museum:  The Reds history museum features changing exhibits, player appearances, interactive exhibits, hall of records, memorabilia & artifacts, salute to Reds radio, and videos.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center: The Freedom Center showcases exhibits, programs, research and interactive experiences promoting collaborative learning and dialogue, and bringing to life the importance – and relevance – of struggles for freedom around the world and throughout history.

Taft Museum of Art: The National Historic Landmark is home to an extensive art collection including European and American master paintings and Chinese porcelains.

Aronoff Center for the Arts:  The Center is the state-of-the-art facility that features three performance spaces- Procter & Gamble Hall, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, and Fifth Third Bank Theater.

Cincinnati Music Hall:  Built in 1878, Music Hall is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Opera, and the May Festival Chorus.

The Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center: “The Carnegie” is the largest multidisciplinary arts venue in Northern Kentucky, and provides all-age events, educational programs and art exhibitions within five art galleries, a renovated turn-of-the-century theatre and education center.

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Animal Shelter Closed March 14-16

Mon, 12 Mar 2018

The Campbell County Animal Shelter will be closed on March 14 through March 16 for a training event.

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Making Connections at the Campbell Count…

Wed, 07 Mar 2018

Let us welcome you to the Senior Center! Learn more about the 20+ monthly activities offered at the center, take a tour of the facility and pick up a registration packet...

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Wed, 28 Feb 2018

AJ Jolly Campground Reservations - Now Open We have reached that time again to start thinking about enjoying the weather and all outdoor activities. In Campbell County we have our very...

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Reporting Flood Damage

Tue, 27 Feb 2018

Those homeowners who have been affected by the recent flood are encouraged to report their damage to the Campbell County Office of Emergency Management. Below is a quick form to...

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Fri, 23 Feb 2018

NEWS RELEASE Campbell County Office of Emergency Management P.O. Box153 Alexandria, KY 41001 For more information contact: William R. Turner, Director 859-635-1111 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, KY — February 23, 2018 — Shelter Location Alexandria...

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SD1 Improvement Study Open House

Thu, 22 Feb 2018

SD1 is considering several options for a proposed sanitary sewer improvement project that would repair a defective pipe. The improvement would add capacity to the sewer system, allow for future...

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Thu, 16 Nov 2017

NOTICE TO PUBLIC OF NO SIGNIFICANT EFFECT ON THE ENVIRONMENT Date: November 16, 2017 Applicant: Campbell County Fiscal Court Address: 1098 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky Telephone: 859-292-3838 TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS: On...

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Public Notice: Brighton Recovery Center

Thu, 26 Oct 2017

To all interested agencies, groups, and persons: On or about November 14, 2017, the Campbell County Fiscal Court will request the Kentucky Department for Local Government to release federal funds...

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