National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Book the historically-acclaimed National Underground Railroad Freedom Center as your reception hall in Cincinnati

About The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

From corporate events in our Harriet Tubman Theater to weddings in the Grand Hall, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center offers a variety of inspirational spaces—including smaller workshop spaces—all with stunning views of the Ohio River and downtown Cincinnati. 

At the Freedom Center, your event springs to life amidst a backdrop of intriguing history, architecture and unmatched river views. This world renowned cultural destination is the perfect venue for your wedding, reception, and rehearsal dinner. From the simple to the sublime, we have something for every taste!

Features of The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

  • Located at the Banks in Cincinnati
  • Private rooms and amazing views
  • Choose to have your event with exhibits or without
  • Amazing hotels within walking distace

Rooms of the The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Entire Museum Dimensions

  • 12000 Square Feet

Entire Museum Capacity

  • Reception Only: 1300 Guests

The Grand Hall Dimensions

  • 6816 Square Feet

The Grand Hall Capacity

  • Dinner/Dance Banquet: 300 Guests
  • Reception Only: 400 Guests

Hall of Everyday Freedom Heroes Dimensions

  • 4454 Square Feet

Hall of Everyday Freedom Heroes Capacity

  • Dinner/Dance Banquet: 125 Guests
  • Reception Only: 225 Guests

Harriet Tubman Theatre 

  • Features theatrical lighting
  • state of the art audiovisual equipment
  • hardwood stage floor
  • includes seperate street entrance

Harriet Tubman Theatre Capacity

  • Seating: 300 Guests

Location

50 E Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(859) 392-8262

Have questions about National Underground Railroad Freedom Center?

Contact: Brittany Brown
(859) 392-8262
Wedding Planning

Complimentary wedding planner services provided by our knowledgeable...

Arbor Room Table Setting

Including contacting vendors for set-up times and placing party...

Passed Appetizers

Chef's choice of sumptuous hors d'oeuvres passed to your...

Coffee Service

With Hot and Iced tea, sweeteners, creamers, soft drinks, regular and...

Pre Set Ice Water

As your guests approach their table, a welcome glass of refreshing...

Fruit and Cheese Display

A beautiful display of fresh fruit and assorted cheeses, smoked meats...

cake cutting service

Wedding receptions will also include cake cutting and plating service

Linen Tablecloths

Linen Tablecloths, that extend to the lap of guests.

Wedding and Reception Packages for Off Premise Catering Events

Wedding/Reception packages include all services listed above.

Corporate Packages Available

Corporate packages do not include the services listed above.

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Starting at $8.95 per guest.
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  • Traditional Breakfast Buffet
  • Starting at $11.95 per guest.
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  • Ultimate Breakfast Buffet
  • Starting at $13.95 per guest.
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  • Beverage Service
  • Starting at $4 to $17 per guest.
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  • Luncheon Buffet
  • Starting at $10.50 per guest.
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  • Light Lunches
  • Starting at $11.50 per guest.
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  • Seated Luncheon
  • Starting at $11.50 per guest.
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  • Dinner Buffet
  • Starting at $15.95 per guest.
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  • Seated Dinner
  • Starting at $18.95 per guest.
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  • Hors d’oeuvres Buffet
  • Starting at Consult with your planner for current price per guest.
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With multiple exquisite venues in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, a reputation for providing delectable cuisine and unparalleled service, and more than 50 years experience in the food and catering industry, the future of McHale’s Events and Catering is unlimited.

Our goal is to continue to exceed all expectations in the area of on-premise and off-premise catering services in the Cincinnati area.

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Bayer Wedding Reception

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Whitaker ~ Kisling Wedding Reception

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Brent was absolutely amazing!  The staff was awesome! All night long they attended to us making sure we always had something to drink. They brought us our cake, and the venue look stunning!!

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Contact Us

   contact (@) mchalescatering.com
  (859) 442-7776
  (859) 291-9663
1622 Dixie Hwy
Park Hills, KY 41011

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