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Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4214
+1 513-241-0343
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Enjoyed the special exhibit

My friend and I were here to see the special exhibit of quilts. It was a beautifully curated... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
aster7835
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Fishers, IN
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Museum and Home

This beautiful turn of the century home holds pictures, artifacts, and architecture to be revered... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Rabbit2011
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Housed in a 175-year-old Federal building, this private art collection - one of the world's best - includes art from around the world, from 13th-century European sculpture to ancient Chinese porcelains to 17th-century European painting.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4214
Central Business District
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My friend and I were here to see the special exhibit of quilts. It was a beautifully curated exhibit. There was information available that was helpful to the experienced quilter as well as the novice. I liked the intimacy of this museum. There is no...More

Thank aster7835
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This beautiful turn of the century home holds pictures, artifacts, and architecture to be revered. Because it is a smaller building the time can also allow a lunch or snack in their cafe. Make time to visit the gift shop, we found many great Cincinnati...More

Thank Rabbit2011
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This small museum is a great way to introduce young people to fine art, especially if you go with a docent led tour. It is not so big and overwhelming, has paintings and small objects organized in a way that makes sense, and is housed...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Monday's are free but the admission is so low it is worth it any day. They often have additional displays - like the one this summer for Downton Abby costumes. Always a nice way for an afternoon.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Not only do they have wonderful pieces of art and great special exhibits but the cafe is amazing. They even have free parking underneath. Don't miss it.

Thank teetermom
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Around 2004 the Taft Museum totally re-made itself. The house had originally been set up by the Cincinnati art museum as it began its museum life. About 1930. In federal style, maybe? No longer. This is not a house museum, not primarily. Or a museum...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We just visited Taft Museum again. They have a traveling display of antique quilts from the University of Nebraska collection. These quilts are from the early to mid 19th century and are in remarkable condition. Workmanship is superb and the colors vibrant. They also have...More

Thank ahaskell
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a great place to see all the great art an things we have to offer great history plus they always have extra special art showes that come to our city .

Thank Edward D
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I lived in Cincinnati but never went here until a friend took us on a return visit. What a delight. A lovely place with great art and furnishings. Classy gift shop. If you are downtown you can walk here or easy parking underground. Do see.

Thank arntrip
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I must admit I have not really explored the permanent collections of the Taft Museum. But I do go there often for special exhibits and I am never disappointed. The Taft has twice hosted incredible photography exhibits during FotoFocus. It hosted a special exhibit of...More

Thank Linda A
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