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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Great special exhibits!

I have always loved visiting the Cincinnati Museum Center. The Omnimax theater is a great... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
Tariq R
Cincinnati, Ohio
Great family activity

Multiple museums in 1 location, plus the Omnimax theater. Each museum is a separate fee but great... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
Springfield, 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%
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

I have always loved visiting the Cincinnati Museum Center. The Omnimax theater is a great highlight, however the museums are pretty extensive and detailed. The cave display/exhibit is awesome; like walking through an actual cafe, with the formations and water running through. Also visited "The...More

Thank Tariq R
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Multiple museums in 1 location, plus the Omnimax theater. Each museum is a separate fee but great all day family outing or chose 1 and spend an afternoon. Great for school age kids.

Thank smcgrawjr
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This grouping of several museums and special exhibits is housed in an old train station. We went to see The Art of the Brick, and we went down 2-3 levels to get to the area it was set up. What a neat location!! They are...More

Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I was here on a Thursday morning. There weren't many people there, just a lot of school groups. I payed $25 to get into every museum except for the omnimax movie. Parking is also $6. The first exhibit we visited was a temporary exhibit with...More

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 16 March 2016

the place is a old train station lots history there and a lot of things for kids and adults to do family fun educational

Thank Cornelius B
Reviewed 15 March 2016

All Aboard! This is one of Cincinnati's treasures. Union Terminal is a destination by itself because of the architecture and grandeur inside and out. The fact there is a world class Museum of Natural History, an excellent Children's Museum and the Cincinnati Museum of History...More

1  Thank Cincinnatiwolf
Reviewed 15 March 2016

IMAX showings are usually very good. Always new displays besides the ones that are always there. Better than average Children's Museum. Fun history of Cincinnati. Really good Matural History Museum. Shops-great things for kids ( good Christmas and birthday Shopping) and a nice Cincy shop....More

Thank KaBi40
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Out of town visitors went around the holiday. They where impressed. Grand-kids never tire of going. Love OMNI Max and the Lego exhibit is sure to please kids of all ages.

1  Thank lakegranny
Reviewed 13 March 2016

My parents and I actually went to the museum just to see Art of the Brick and the Omnimax film about America's national parks, but we have been here many times before, both to see the permanent exhibits as well as the traveling ones; my...More

1  Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We had a large family group with small children and a 12yo. It was great fun for young and old alike!! There is something for everyone. Great way to spend the day!!

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13 September 2017|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
Effective July 31st, 2017 Constitution continues to repair Union Terminal in Cincinnati. During this stage of renovation work, Amtrak operations will move to a temporary facility located at: 1251 Kenner St. Cincinnati, OH... More
27 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.