Event FAQs

Event4How many guests does the American Sign Museum accommodate?

Up to 350 guests fit comfortably for standing receptions. For seated dinners, we can accommodate up to 175.

Do you provide the food?

For Our Corporate and small group happy hours yes, For larger events you’ll need to make separate arrangements with one of our preferred caterers. Please click here for a list of our preferred vendors.

What are the options for bar service?

Our bartenders can provide full bar service or beer, wine and soft drinks only.

Can I show a video at the reception?

Absolutely! Full AV access is available for an additional charge. We have microphones and two screens to display a video presentation.

Can I have a DJ at the event?

Absolutely! We allow you to use one of our Preferred JJ’S. Please click here for a list of our preferred vendors.

is Camp Washington?

Camp Washington is just down the hill from UC, right off I-75 at the Hopple Street exit. We’re also just a couple of blocks from Camp Washington Chili, one of Cincinnati’s most beloved diners. In fact, Smithsonian recently named it one of the 20 most iconic food destinations in America. Click here for directions.

Will parking be a problem?

No, valet parking is included in your rental package.

Do you book multiple events in one evening?

No. You and your guests will have exclusive access to the entire building.

Is the museum handicap accessible?

Yes, the entire museum is completely accessible.

When will the space be available for our event?

The museum closes to the public at 4 p.m. To allow time for setup (4:30 PM), the earliest events can begin is 6:30 p.m.

Do you have a private dressing room?

No. At this time there are no private spaces that could be used as a dressing room or VIP lounge.

Will the museum staff be present at my event?

Yes, two museum staff members are on hand at every event.

Are candles okay?


What about bubbles and confetti?

No, they’re very difficult to clean up. Please, no glitter, birdseed or popcorn, either.

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