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Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4214
+1 513-241-0343
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Unique Exhibits in a beautiful, historical house

We love the Taft Museum! There are special exhibits and each ne has been great. They even have a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mwatson8485
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Troy, Ohio
Nice Collection

This is a peaceful and educational way to spend an afternoon. I think parking for visitors is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abby G
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • 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 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 7 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 30 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 22 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
Reviewed 19 May 2017

while recently staying at the Phelps nearby, we enjoyed a visit to the Taft. It is small, well curated and accessible. You can see everything in the museum in 1-2 hours, depending on how much you read. we enjoyed learning before and speaking with a...More

Thank walton56
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This museum is in an historic house with modern additions. The basic collection of paintings, porcelain, furniture, etc. is of very high-quality. I've visited twice (a 4-hour drive round trip) to see special exhibits. Both were interesting, well lit, well curated, with helpful signage. There...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went once on a field trip with elementary students - but made a point to go back again on my own. A lovely museum, well curated and stunning venue.

Thank stefanieadams09
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I love visiting the Taft. The exhibits are interesting and the layout is wonderful. After seeing an exhibit, its always enjoyable to walk through the historic part of the museum, which is the former home of President Taft. The food in the cafe is excellent!

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 29 April 2017

If you are short on time and have a love for great art, this is the place. It is one of America's great small museums. There is also a sweet cafe that has great food. Remember Sundays are free.

Thank tomas417
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