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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203
+1 513-287-7000
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neat place...

attractive museum housed i an old historic building. set up was nice with very good exhibits. I... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2015
Columbia, South Carolina
enjoyed the morning there

we had a blast, but I am not sure I would recommend for little kids under 5 did feel that there was... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2015
Jeffrey G
Bowling Green, United States
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Union Terminal is currently closed due to construction activity. Children's Museum reopens Spring 2018. Other areas start to come back online in phases starting Fall 2048. MyUnionTerminal.com
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed 24 November 2015

attractive museum housed i an old historic building. set up was nice with very good exhibits. I enjoyed wandering the place

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Reviewed 21 November 2015

we had a blast, but I am not sure I would recommend for little kids under 5 did feel that there was that much they could but for kids over 5 think it would be great

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 20 November 2015

This museum Center is a great place for families to visit. The Mosaic tile pictures around the rotunda are marvelous. The rest of the building has been used as many different areas . The IMAX theater is great. I recommend this to anyone who visits....More

Thank HelenO759
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We spent our visit in the History Museum with a great model of the city of Cincinnati in 1940 (very large), some early history up to the almost full size steam paddle wheeler and then to the Holiday Trains. Not to be missed during the...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2015

Visited Cincinnati Museum Center with my niece, the Art Deco building was beautiful, and I am so glad the city has preserved this place. The parking seemed plentiful, and they also offered a golf cart type tram to get you to the front door, if...More

Thank KShad
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Very interesting place to visit and reasonably priced. The external structure of the building is beautiful. One of the exhibits is a scale model of the city which gives insight into how the city has evolved and can help your sense of geography if you've...More

Thank princesspen72
Reviewed 15 November 2015

First time here and we attended the Alaska Imax show. The show was fun to see but dirt in the projector was a bit of an annoyance. I suspect there is some way to better clean the film as it is projected. Having to pay...More

Thank JOHN G
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We are so lucky to have such a great museum here in Cincinnati! Pick up a family pass with the imax pass. The passes are reciprocal; so you can visit lots of other cool museums for free or low cost. One of our favorite areas...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend visiting here, it has something for everyone. The Cincinnati history display with the trolley chairs and all the moving parts was awe inspiring. The shear size of it was amazing. The kids play area, and the holiday junction were my two favorites....More

Thank MiMi1015
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

If you are in Cincinnati and have kids then you need to go to the CIncinnati Children's Museum. It's in the historic Union Terminal. Very pretty! A must if you have kids that are 8+ is the Omnimax. I wouldn't suggest taking kids younger than...More

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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.