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Contemporary Arts Center

44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
+1 513-345-8400
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We love visiting here with our grand children (and their parents of course)

Each time we come to Cincinnati we stop here for a fix of unique art exhibits. Today's visit was no... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marty D
via mobile
Not your typical museum

Every one of us loves this interactive museum that changes continually. The kids portion is a... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Knicole S
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Reputed for its thought-provoking and innovative paintings, photography and other arts, this center, founded in 1939, is in a new six-story building that is a work of art itself, with fascinating features both inside and out.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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44 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3998
Central Business District
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Each time we come to Cincinnati we stop here for a fix of unique art exhibits. Today's visit was no different. The six floors of the Center (free admission, notable in this age of everything costing a lot!) contain a diversity of compositions. On this...More

Thank Marty D
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Every one of us loves this interactive museum that changes continually. The kids portion is a delight, even tho my kids are grown, they love it.

Thank Knicole S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I love to visit and see new and exciting art from some of today's great artists.The whole setup of the museum is cool in the way that you travel to see the exhibits.

Thank 665josephw
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is such a gem in Cincinnati. The building itself deserves a 2nd & 3rd look. But the exhibits are always fresh, interesting, provocative and thoughtful. An additional bonus is that admission is always free (thanks to a grant) and it is a small museum--easy...More

Thank Mvpark
Reviewed 18 April 2017

You have to enjoy art and the many forms of art to enjoy the Contemporary Arts Center. I have visited many times with school groups, scouting groups and with my children by ourselves. Each time to notice something different and talk about it.

Thank YMC323
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fantastic contemporary architecture and great exhibits. The top level has a wonderful interactive space for children.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We made a stop here on a recent family trip to Cincinnati. I'd say we spent about 2 hours here with our 9 and 12 year old daughters. The museum is the perfect size - not too big to bore the kids and they were...More

Thank jenniferfB2115TP
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Visits are free. The top floor has such a great kid friendly interactive room. They have great exhibits that are always changing. Right in the Heart of the city!

Thank dietzkj
Reviewed 14 March 2017

4 floors for free with interesting shown. We had the chance to see Roe Ethirdge, Noel Anderson and Andrea Bowers...contemporary art at all! Only defect, it closed on sunday at 4.00PM while on guide and at the entrance we founded 5.00PM

Thank edv80
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The Contemporary art Center is located at 6th & Walnut Street downtown . We parked on the street for $ 3.00 using the meter. Pretty cheap for downtown parking if you can find an open spot available. There are plenty of parking lots or garages...More

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