The Behringer-Crawford Museum, which proudly serves as a regional
cultural center for the residents and tourists to this area, preserves
the regional history of Northern Kentucky as part of the Ohio River
Valley. Featuring 450 million years of Northern Kentucky history and
culture as viewed through the lens of transportation: Rivers, Roads,
Rails & Runways. Visitors enjoy hands-on, interactive exhibits
and activities in the newly expanded and renovated facility.
include an authentic trolley from the 1920s, a converted convertible
turned drive-in movie theater, a Ray Faragher Train set from the 1940s,
and not to mention the ever exciting and always fascinating rotating
exhibits! Originally opened to the public in 1950 in the historic Devou
Family home, the Behringer-Crawford Museum is named because of its
featured natural history collections of West Covington native and world
traveler William Behringer, and in honor of the museum's first curator
and noted archaeologist, Ellis Crawford.
Museum also houses definitive collections of artwork by Mary Bruce
Sharon, Harlan Hubbard and Wolfgang Ritschel and presents a broad range
of ongoing creative, innovative exhibits as well as fascinating
educational programs for all ages like Tot Tuesdays, Grand Discovery
Camps, Archaeology Camp and other family-friendly programming. Annual
events include, freshART, Music@BCM, and Holiday Toy Trains.