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Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

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Address: 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203-1103
Phone Number: +1 513-287-7000
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: For a four-in-one educational experience, you can't beat this complex of...
For a four-in-one educational experience, you can't beat this complex of three museums and OMNIMAX Theater housed in a beautifully restored Art Deco train station. Cincinnati Museum Center houses the Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Duke Energy Children's Museum, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theatre, the Cincinnati History Library and Archives and special exhibition space.
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We were fortunate to have a dear friend hold an outdoor wedding at Union Terminal. What a beautiful place! We enjoyed cocktail hour in the museum and while we didn't have time to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Millersburg, Ohio
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Seemed like more locals were there and we didn't really want to know about the history of Cincinnati The iMax big screen was worth it though. Definitely the thing to do here.

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Millersburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We were fortunate to have a dear friend hold an outdoor wedding at Union Terminal. What a beautiful place! We enjoyed cocktail hour in the museum and while we didn't have time to see everything, they have done a very nice job with their displays. The dinner was held in the rotunda, which was beautiful. We will return to spend... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

I haven't been here since I was a kid and I have to say that I still love it! From all the history you can learn slavery,the underground railroad,to the beautiful trains that passed through,to it being a museum now. They also have a theater and play movies often. While your hear the queen city has much more to offer!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Definitely want to go back. A lovely museum. Made you wish for the 1940s. The war stories were great. Kid friendly. A really cool building.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The zoo is great anytime of year. It is fun to see all the variety of indoor and out door exhibits. For festival, dress for the weather, it can get cold.

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Owosso, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Love this place! Take kids to the Children's Museum - hands on learning, SOOO fun! the Natural History Museum & Cincinnati History Museum keep you sooo interested that time will fly; hope the IMAX has a movie to your liking, cuz it makes you feel like you're there - I was out on the ocean with Humpback Whales! We even... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The museum is beautiful and a great place to take the kids. The Omimax is great for children and adults of all ages. Make sure you plan to visit this old historic site!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My review was limited to a specific show only: the 'mummy's of the world show' that was running in May.15.. rare mummies and original and very well-arranged show.. i loved the entire hour I spent there as it was full of useful details about the rare mummies and it was plenty of them.. so am impressed by museum's ability to... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Children's Museum is so fun for little ones. The new Sports Science area is a wonderful place for those who are a little old for the Children's Museum or adults for that matter. The food court has pretty decent food at a fairly decent price and lots of places to sit. Since we are members, we go for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I would suggest going during the week and not on a holiday. Very educational, my wife and I both went as kids. Our kids got antsy and the crowd drove us out early. Purchased a 1 yr membership before we left (that days purchases were applied to the membership fee) and have went 2 additional times. Got our money's worth,... More 

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Address: Address: 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203-1103
Phone Number: +1 513-287-7000
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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