Give A Gift That Inspires


The gift shop at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has something for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Your purchase of one-of-a-kind artwork, fair trade jewelry, hand-crafted items from around the world, books and more, inspire and support the mission of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Admission to the gift shop is free - no ticket required. 

Freedom Center to Host Pulitzer Prize–Winning Historian Eric Foner Next Week

Next Tuesday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University Eric Foner December 1 at 6 p.m., where he will discuss his latest work, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. Foner’s lecture is the second lecture in the John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series—a series connecting the public with award-winning authors, historians and thought-leaders, discussing themes on history, race, culture and modern abol

The Thirteenth Amendment


Extended Thru July 24, 2016

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will exhibit a rare, handwritten copy of the Thirteenth Amendment—the federal law, passed on January 31, 1865, abolishing slavery and involuntary servitude except for punishment of a crime—beginning Friday, January 15, 2016.



Celebrate what #PeopleCan accomplish!

Friday, November 6, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in Discovery Room 1

The most hopeful aspect of the crisis in North Korea is what #PeopleCan accomplish together. invites you to join us at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to learn about North Korea and how we can support and empower the North Korean people on their journey to freedom. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Cincinnati 2nd Dreamers' Summit





Come and learn about the personal stories, struggles, experiences and hopes of young immigrants in Cincinnati. 



5-6 PM

Tour of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (first 100 attendees)

6-7 PM

Video Viewing of City of Immigrant Theater Play

7-7:45 PM

Dreamer’s Panel Program

7:45-8:30 PM

Chips & Salsa Reception


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