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Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4214
+1 513-241-0343
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Ghost hunting

We were on a ghost hunting expedition, so we spent Saturday night at the Cincinnati Hilton... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy C
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Dayton, Ohio
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Taft Art Museum

The Taft Museum is one of the gems of Cincinnati that may not get much play. We have never been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Qedavis
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Union, Kentucky
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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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+1 513-241-0343
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a ghost hunting expedition, so we spent Saturday night at the Cincinnati Hilton Netherlands Plaza, had Sunday Brunch at the Orchids at Palm Court and then went to the Taft Museum of Art. Both the Hilton and the Taft are rumored to...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Taft Museum is one of the gems of Cincinnati that may not get much play. We have never been disappointed in visiting this intimate museum. The collection is diverse and the rotating exhibitions well done. Not always easy to find for the first time...More

Thank Qedavis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful home converted into a museum. The collection is a bit eclectic because it's based on the holdings of a family. Emphasis is on Cincinnati artists, rightfully so, with good holdings of Dutch and French 19th century, esp. Fontainebleu and Barbizon. Beautifully displayed.

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real gem. The special exhibit was umh special. The history of the house is enjoyable as well. The permanent collection has some really terrific paintings. Whistler's -- mother and daughter at the piano is special. Gainesborough's painting of the Tomlinson boys is really something.The...More

1  Thank sonnienegroso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love smaller museums like this. The big ones can make you comatose and this is so nice. Come see the decor, the art and the history as a great rainy day activity. We also ate at the cafe and it was very tasty. Cincinnati is...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We love the Taft Museum! There are special exhibits and each ne has been great. They even have a cafe that serves good food.

Thank mwatson8485
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a peaceful and educational way to spend an afternoon. I think parking for visitors is always free under the building, Sundays are free admission. Check out the Lindner Family Restaurant onsite, it is wonderful. I will return!

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This was such a great museum. I was walking around Cincinnati because I had a few hours to use before my flight and was searching the web. It was a free sunday for the museum so I thought why not! But after visiting, even a...More

Thank jd3sai
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This place is a National Historic Landmark. Here you can find some impressive works by some of the Old masters, and some impressive furniture. Love the Statue out the front of Abe Lincoln by George Grey Barnard.

Thank Derekjfrare
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Somehow I never got the chance to visit as a kid in school. But my husband and I took a trip on the weekend and wow! What a gem! Easy to get to, plenty of parking, with rotating exhibits. They have a cafe and gift...More

Thank AntReRe
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