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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Plenty to do and see in more than a day

We've gone multiple times and still haven't seen it all. One of the cool hidden things to check out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Philip G
via mobile
Went for the Lego Art exhibit and the Vikings exhibit

First time going, caught the Lego Art Exhibit. This exhibit was well set up, easy to visualize and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Monroe, 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 3 days ago via mobile

We've gone multiple times and still haven't seen it all. One of the cool hidden things to check out is the old train yard control room. It's free and neat to look it over the yard. Plan an entire day if your going to try...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 3 days ago

First time going, caught the Lego Art Exhibit. This exhibit was well set up, easy to visualize and had adequate descriptors. It was fascinating how an artist can "copy" famous art so closely. The exhibit is good for middle school age on up, but littler...More

Thank Trillium1724
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is by far one of my favorite places. From the amazing art deco design to the awesome museums, there's something for everyone. If it's open, the control room in Tower A is very fun, especially if you're a train enthusiast.

Thank adhaamr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Housed in Cincinnati Union Terminal, one of the best old Art Deco style train stations from days gone by. Looks like an old RCA semi-circle radio from outside. Well preserved. Great museum. Usually has rotating exhibits. Excellent OmniMax big screen theater inside too.

Thank Diver-Dan P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my daughter's family and my son's family from Columbus to see this Exhibit. We all have seen the movies, and this was a great outing for us. The costumes are really the ones from the movies and we were all surprised by the detail...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 5 days ago

...and we were able to view most the the terrific Art Deco exterior but not much else. Only the Children's Museum was open...no thanks. Hoping to return when the reconstruction is complete.

Thank annabelle13636
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took our 2 year old to the children's musuem and he had a blast. There are many activities for kids of all ages. It is also nice that the musuem has a separate area for smaller children. I would highly recommend the children's musuem.

Thank Curtis M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cincinnati Museum Center is and has always been one of my favorite places on the planet. As a child one of my Mamaw's friends would take me to the museum for a day filled with fun and adventure in the Museum of Natural History,...More

Thank Lindilynn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum complex is under renovation but the kids museum and the Star Wars exhibit are open. I loved the Star Wars exhibit so much and it was worth the cost and the drive! Felt like a kid again and as a lifelong Star Wars...More

Thank Maddox1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had wanted to see the artistic architecture, but construction prevented that. We weren't disappointed because the children's museum was fun for all. You could "try on" various professions, play with balls, explore some science experiments/demonstrations (hands on). I watched the staff aid a 5-...More

Thank havingmorefun
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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.
29 June 2016|
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Response from CincyMuseum | Property representative |
Hi all! Construction updates can be found on our website! Our Children's Museum and Special Exhibit Hall remain open during our restoration.