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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Cincinnati Museum Center

I just had a surprise Mother's Day at the Museum, with my daughter and granddaughter. We had a... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2015
arkiem
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Cincinnati
Private Event Social in Amazing Location!!!

Was in town for a conference and we held a social here for the last evening. The location is the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2015
Unclesogg
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New London, Connecticut
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

I just had a surprise Mother's Day at the Museum, with my daughter and granddaughter. We had a great time. Remembering my mother talked about riding trains back in the day! If she could only see it now. WOW. If you live in Cincinnati, or...More

Thank arkiem
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We are so thrilled that Cincinnati Museum Center treated you to a memorable Mother's Day. Can't wait to have you back soon!

Reviewed 13 July 2015

Was in town for a conference and we held a social here for the last evening. The location is the old train terminal which apparently has one train that still makes a stop daily. The art Deco style of the building itself is amazing however...More

4  Thank Unclesogg
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time at the museum. If you're ever in town again, we do hope you'll pay us another visit!

Reviewed 12 July 2015

Cool, old art deco building (was Cincinnat's train station). Various permanent exhibits, and travelng from time to time as well. Tower A, looks out over the railyard (Norfolk Southern and CSX). Tower A s only open on weekends. Neat place to visit especially for train...More

1  Thank Joe K
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your kind review! When planning future visits to Museum Center, be sure to check out our website’s calendar for a full listing of the special exhibits and interactive programming we offer which explore a variety of topics...More

Reviewed 12 July 2015

We took a 13 year old and 16 year old and they loved it. We bought a combo ticket on-line so we were able to hit all the museums. They were apprehensive at first thinking it would be a stuffy look but don't touch type...More

Thank Lesley L
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time at the museum. Can’t wait to have you back soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2015

My family and I recently visited the museum on a Sunday afternoon for a free docent-led tour (45-minutes) of the Union Terminal (the museum is housed in an Art Deco train station.) Even my 15 & 12 year old were interested and entertained. The tour...More

1  Thank beth w
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time here! If you are planning future visits, purchasing a yearly membership may be a great option for you. A membership includes free parking, free or discounted admission to special exhibits and discounted admission to...More

Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

My father was a train fanatic, so as a child we traveled by passenger train frequently. The Art Deco building is stunning, with many of the original mosaics still there. For comic book fans, the building was the inspiration for the Super Friends Hall of...More

Thank Janet S
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your kind review! When planning future visits to Museum Center, be sure to check out our website’s calendar for a full listing of the special exhibits and interactive programming we offer which explore a variety of topics...More

Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Look on line for deals! Saves you some money! We stopped in and did the omnimax theatre and the children's interactive play area. The omnimax presentation was D-day which was very interesting and historical. Our younger children for it kind of boring though. The experience...More

Thank Tciwater
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time here! If you are planning future visits, purchasing a yearly membership may be a another great option for saving money on your visit. A membership includes free parking, free or discounted admission to special...More

Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

I had a week of vacay and we couldn't really "get away" so....we decided to make a day of it at Union Terminal. We purchased the all museum pass. So glad we did; from the Omnimax to the special exhibits we were entertained and taught....More

Thank GobleGang
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time here! If you are planning future "stay-cations", purchasing a yearly membership may be a great option for you. A membership includes free parking, free or discounted admission to special exhibits and discounted admission to...More

Reviewed 10 July 2015

This place is a Cincinnati icon, it used to be the main train station for Cincinnati, back when people took trains places instead of planes. They have done a great job keeping this beautiful place up to date and fresh inside. They have a great...More

Thank WaywardWander9
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your kind review! When planning future visits to Museum Center, may we encourage you to take a look at the daily calendar posted on our website. There, you will find a listing of the interactive workshops and...More

Reviewed 9 July 2015

Likes: the dark, winding, wet cave; the ice caves were pretty cool too; hands-on electromagnetism demonstration (free); great gift shops; easy parking and decent food offerings. Loves: that we learned about the cause of the aurora borealis and how to make an electromagnetic motor. Dislikes:...More

Thank Kairn
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your kind review! Can’t wait to have you back soon.

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ERIN D
If I purchase tickets online, do they have to be printed or can I just show them on my phone?
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.
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greenayed
What is the best option to save money for admission? I see on their website there's a discount for adult+child, but often times businesses have unpublished discounts such as educator, AAA, government employee, etc. Anyone know the least expensive route to go, before I order online? I realize I can call the museum myself but appreciate visitors' experiences.
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.
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butterflysugha
We are planning a trip this weekend to the Museum and Omni, however I just saw a post from another user that this facility is closed due to renovations, but there is nothing posted on the website. I called but didn't get a response. Just want to be sure we know BEFORE we buy tickets online! Also, if it is open, is it better to be there first thing in the morning? We have never been, and all the exhibits seem really exciting! Can anyone provide their experience with the National Parks Adventure Omni presentation? Would it be entertaining for a 6 & 11 year old? Thanks!!
28 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.
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