Are you thinking of a Hamilton Staycation this summer? Here a list of top sights and things to do in Hamilton.
Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S Monument Ave, Hamilton, OH 45011
Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 7:00pm (Galleries open until 8:00pm)
Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Fitton Center is free and open to explore their galleries and artwork. They also have a schedule of special events, including classes, hands-on exploration and theater. Go to Fitton to touch your creative side.
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park
1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013
Adults: $8.00. Children (6 – 12): $3.00. Children (5 and under): FREE
Pyramid Hill is an outdoor museum focusing on monumental pieces of sculpture in an environment of meadows, forests, and various gardens. We also feature a 10,000 square foot Ancient Sculpture Museum displaying Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Etruscan sculpture thousands of years old. Mon – Fri 8am – 7pm | Sat & Sun 8am – 5pm. On Wednesdays, during the summer they have fun kid activities.
Bonus museum – ANCIENT SCULPTURE MUSEUM – Open 12pm – 5pm Daily. The park opened the Ancient Sculpture Museum in 2007, which houses a collection of Greek, Roman, Etruscan, and Egyptian sculptures dating to 1550 B.C. These pieces are in unique juxtaposition to the modern outdoor sculptures. Admission to the Ancient Sculpture Museum is included in park admission.
Holiday Auto Theatre
1816 Old Oxford Road State Route 130 Hamilton, Ohio 45013
Go to the Drive-in! Holiday always has the latest movies that your family wants to see, double feature style. Tickets are Adults $8.75 / Children 4-11 $5.50 / Children 3 and Under FREE, bring your own food, Food Permit: $5.00. Take a late dinner and go to the movies.
Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument
You have passed it 100 times, but have you ever stopped to look around. The Soldiers, Sailors and Pioneers Monument is one of the most recognizable spots in Hamilton. It was built by the people of Butler County to honor those who served and who sacrificed their lives in the service of our country. The monument also celebrates the men and women who first settled Butler County. There is great history down by the riverfront.
Greater Hamilton Civic Theater
215 S 3rd St, Hamilton, OH 45011
The Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre has been performing community theater in Hamilton, Ohio since 1959. Our mission is to provide quality community theater and advance the appreciation and knowledge of the performing arts for the greater Hamilton area. A great way to see a show close to home.
Miami Hamilton Conservatory
1601 University Blvd, Hamilton, OH 45011
Miami Hamiton has a great Conservatory, full of beautiful and exotic plants open to the public. The 4,460 square feet conservatory is under glass and features unique architectural design elements. Free to visit. M: Closed. Tues-Fri: 9:00 am–1:00 pm. Sat: 10:00 am–2:00 pm. Sun: noon–4:00 pm
Butler County Historical Society
327 N 2nd St, Hamilton, OH 45011
Dig into Butler County History at the Historical Society. Open 10 a.m.‐3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m.‐1 p.m. Saturday.
The Butler County Historical Society maintains the Benninghofen House as a museum, with the house and furnishings representing the lifestyle of a wealthy family during the Victorian Era. In addition to the house, the Society manages an archive that consists of many original and secondary materials relating to regional history. The archives are available to the public, with the assistance of a BCHS staff member.
Many artifacts relating to local, regional and national history are also in the care of the BCHS. These items are periodically put on display in the Benninghoven House, adjacent auditorium, and secure off-site locations.
1140 S Front St, Hamilton, OH 45011
Catch a ball game. The Hamilton Joes are a collegiate summer baseball team that competes in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. Check their website for the next home game and cheer on the Joes.
Adults: $5. Seniors (65+): $4. Kids (12 & under): $3. Kids (under 3): Free. Military (with ID): $4
CABIN CREEK PAINTBALL
4117 Eaton Rd. Hamilton OH 45013
Some days, paintball is the answer. Cabin Creek Paintball is 35 acres of rolling wooded terrain that includes 9 Paintball Fields located 6 miles North of Hamilton, Ohio. They have open play – Saturday 11:00 – 4:00, Sunday 12:00 – 4:00. Cost is $30 for gear rental and 500 pellets.
Municipal Brew Works
20 High St Box 19 Hamilton, Ohio
Visit one of Hamilton’s newest hot spots. This year old Brewery is making a name for itself with is fun atmosphere and delicious beer. Go in and try an Approachable Blonde or something hoppier like our Courageous IPA. Maybe throw a few games of corn hole or just hang out on our patio and grab some grub from one of our visiting food trucks.