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.
Exhibits 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.
Behringer-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, [email protected], and Holiday Toy Trains.