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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Wonderful Children's Museum Inside

A wonderful place for children to learn and explore for a few hours. There are three museums... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rochester Hills, Michigan
Lunch in the garden

Stopped for an impromptu lunch. Wanted to sit outside on a beautiful fall day. The home made... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cleves, 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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“omnimax theater” (79 reviews)
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful place for children to learn and explore for a few hours. There are three museums under "one roof"; Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum and Historic Union Terminal (a great example of an art deco train depot). Price is $14.50/adult, $10.50/child and...More

Thank polojen
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped for an impromptu lunch. Wanted to sit outside on a beautiful fall day. The home made tomato basil soup was excellent. Salad was just OK. Service and ambiance exceptional. Peaceful and quiet surroundings

Thank karenmenkhaus
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I have been museum members for years. First of all the architecture of the museum is quite beautiful art decco. The place itself is exsquisite. The museum offers so many events throughout the year for all ages. I love the traveling exhibits...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the incredible ceilings, to the neat events, to my favorite - the Omnimax theatre (make time to watch something!), there is so much for you to do and explore here. Make sure you check out the secret passageway (ask a worker - they are...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the nice Star Wars exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum. Did not visit the Children's museum for dirth of time as the place is big and to visit everything, one needs quite a bit of the whole day or even more. However, mostly we...More

Thank SerendipityIndia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anthing you want to know or see is a visit here all school progams go here its a great please to find out about history an see it for yourself an family plus it has the almuly max .

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to Cincinnati for a day with my mom. The original plan was to do the children’s museum and holiday Junction train Experience. While construction was planned for city center, the children’s museum was originally scheduled to be open. Apparently they found water and...More

1  Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for the Star Wars exhibit. It was incredible. There was some road work being done so we were directed to take a different route. But once we got there, we had a good time. The exhibit was incredible, the people were friendly....More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I have only gone to this museum for their special exhibits, which have been spectacular! There is also a children's museum. The museum is still a working train station, which is what it was built to be originally.

Thank Beckybuu
Reviewed 12 October 2017

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
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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.