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Cincinnati Art Museum

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Neighbourhood: Mount Adams
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Address: 953 Eden Park Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: +1 513-639-2995
11:00 - 17:00
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One of the most prestigious art museums in the country, with over 100,000...

One of the most prestigious art museums in the country, with over 100,000 works of art, this grandiose building atop an Eden Park hill, is well-known for its 19th-century European and American paintings, but also contains numerous other works including an outstanding pottery gallery.

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Make sure you allow 2+ hours for this museum. They have art from all of history from mummy case to current art. It is a beautiful building on Mt Adams.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2015
Alameda, California
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West Linn
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

It's a shame that large cities carry a monopoly on most of the great art pieces. And the majority of the art isn't even on display! So it was with sadness that I saw the leftovers that Cincinnati had managed to gather. This is a beautiful museum filled with "meh" art. A few gems pop out from room to room.... More 

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Make sure you allow 2+ hours for this museum. They have art from all of history from mummy case to current art. It is a beautiful building on Mt Adams.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

The cafe was wonderful and if you got $10 in food parking was free. Only downside to this museum is that the layout did not have a good flow to it and you miss a lot .

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

My husband and I had a few hours to spare so we visited this wonderful Art Museum. Housed in a beautiful building it contains a large and varied selection of art and artifacts. Great area for kids and a nice little gift shop. Admission is free and parking is $4 but if you spend $ in the gift shop your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

it holds many artifacts you,ll want to see ,can,t miss items...for everyone ,its very possible to find those items you have been wanting to see there ,then you can tell others you saw it at the Cincinnati art museum .

1 Thank Eddie L
Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Regardless of time I have in Cincy, a visit to the Zoo and this Museum are non negotiable! It is lovely, always well curated and just a gem--especially in it's very special setting in Eden Park. One of the absolute must sees in a city that offers quite a bit for its size (yes I am biased, I grew up... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Small but mighty; this was a delightful stop on our quick tour of southern Ohio. With our Head Museum pass from Phoenix we got free parking and the museum itself is free - imagine! It is a lovely small museum and was interesting for us to search out the particular things that were of interest to us - Native Ameican,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

A lovely smaller museum set in an equally lovely park, this institution is a very pleasant way to spend some time, and won't cost you a penny due to their free admission. Don't miss the wonderfully interesting collection of Cincinnati art, on the lower level, something you will not find elsewhere. It includes work by Grant Wood, Edward Hopper, and... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

I visited with a friend recently for the first time since high school and was impressed with how big it was! While I didn't see too many famous pieces, they had a lot to see and the building is really cool, too. I really enjoyed the cafe as well, they have a nice courtyard to sit in. Admission is free... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

First Rate, free admission, friendly staff, always great rotating exhibits, parking close to door, great gift shop. One of Cincinnati's must sees.

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