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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

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Address: 50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3413
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+1 513-333-7500
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, the National Underground Railroad Freedom...

Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as the nation's newest monument to freedom. It brings to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the world and throughout history, including today.

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This facility contains a huge amount of information. I devoted about 3 1/2 hours to my visit and only read perhaps 1/3 of the information posted throughout the National... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This facility contains a huge amount of information. I devoted about 3 1/2 hours to my visit and only read perhaps 1/3 of the information posted throughout the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. It was very educational. As a person who enjoys history, I loved it. This center includes some theaters that offer short videos with additional information, as well... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Freedom Center is an adventure you want to attend when you have time to reflect on what you are seeing . Many topics are on display that are informative and result in a very emotional experience.

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Fishers, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon at the museum. Excellent... the Nelson Mandela experience was spectacular. The story behind the rocks in the picture is inspirational. Came to town to see the Reds, but won't forget this trip through the best and the worst of America...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to this museum on a whim and it was very thoughtful and we learned a lot. We probably could have spent a little bit more time here, but it's a small museum, so you probably only need an hour or two to do it justice.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a lot of information available to those interested in learning this part of American history. We went when there was several local area fieldtrips in action so we moved through fairly quickly to not get caught up in the groups. The museum is situated on several floors and offers interactive learning. The museum is also a short distance... More 

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Sulphur, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The films and displays were very moving. We usually don't read all of the displays at museums but we read all of them.

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Dakota, il
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really learned a lot going to this museum. We didn't go through all of the museum because part of it was for human trafficking and we had young kids. So we just skipped that part but the rest of the museum was very informative for our boys. We had recently heard an Adventures in Odyssey episode online about the... More 

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Mason City, Iowa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had time to see one more thing while in the cincinnati area and came across this. Thought it would be a good educational thing for us as a family to check out. We really enjoyed the museum and what it had to offer. Our kids had a chance to experience part of a dark past in our nations history.... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a walk through time, this experience was. Every account was not left as "past is in the past". The way stories are told and replicas of buildings or tools are displayed, give us, the visitor, a true-life, live experience. I felt every story being shared and it didn't leave me depressed or bitter. I felt empowered and enlightened, especially... More 

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Berea, Kentucky
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hands on question/answer exhibits were a good break from all the other reading. Two movies are played in the theater. The cost for adults is $15 each. Parking was plentiful on Friday. Though if there are games in town, the museum is right along the riverfront along with all the sports stadiums and parking could be an issue then.... More 

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