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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Beautiful Museum!

I've been going to this museum for over 10 years, and I have thoroughly enjoyed everything from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amna R
Neat place to visit

We attended during the Star Wars costume exhibit. What a fantastic place for kids and adults... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toledo, Ohio
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Children's Museum & Special Exhibit Hall remain open during the restoration of historic Union Terminal.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to this museum for over 10 years, and I have thoroughly enjoyed everything from the Children's Museum to the Museum of Natural History, and other unique events that the museum has offered. A great place for children and families, and history lovers...More

Thank Amna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended during the Star Wars costume exhibit. What a fantastic place for kids and adults alike. We plan on going back the next time we are in town.

Thank Alohadustn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to plan several days if you really want to see everything. The section on WWII alone took us hours to tour. There is a walk through replicate of the Ohio River front from the steam boat era, and so much more. Comfortable shoes...More

Thank loveliving2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one of our favorite museums small but great collection lovely gift store easy to get around amazing views lovely grounds a great day out

Thank Gypsy1102
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shakespeare exhibit in September,-October 2017 was fantastic. The old railroad terminal area was being restored, but you could peek at it through some openings. It should be fantastic when it is finished. This building has had its ups and downs over the years; I...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We specifically went, not just to the Cincinnati Museum Center, but to the city of Cincinnati to see the Star Wars and the Power of Costumes exhibit. We had a great time, and bet the Union Terminal will be fantastic when completed. We also stopped...More

Thank ShutterbugSage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five museums and an Omnimax Theatre. Along with a stunning architectural masterpiece, it has the largest semi dome in the western hemisphere. Beautiful giant murals that depict line the walls. An interesting phenomena can be experienced by standing at the base of the arch and...More

Thank JellyRollBB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The attraction was fantastic and well worth the price of admission. Truly took is back to all the movies

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the exhibits that they get! I think it caters more towards children than adults. At the moment the museum is undergoing major renovations, so some things are down. It looks like it will be beautiful when it reopens fully.

Thank SUPenthusiast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Starwars Costume exhibition here. The building is absolutely stunning though currently there is a lot of work taking place so not everything was open. When the work is done we will defiantly come back if we find ourselves in Cincinnati again. The...More

Thank Iain W
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13 September 2017|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
Effective July 31st, 2017 Constitution continues to repair Union Terminal in Cincinnati. During this stage of renovation work, Amtrak operations will move to a temporary facility located at: 1251 Kenner St. Cincinnati, OH... More
28 March 2017|
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
The Museum Center will accept your tickets from your phone as long as you can pull up the PDF and can show the barcode.
22 March 2017|
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Response from jb s | Reviewed this property |
WE just went for the Viking exhibit and there is not much else to see right now. I always try to use AAA when I can as it often seems to offer the best discount.