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Cincinnati Music Hall

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Address: 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: 513-744-3344
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Description: Built in 1878 and renovated throughout the decades, this concert and art...
Built in 1878 and renovated throughout the decades, this concert and art venue includes the Springer Auditorium, Music Hall Ballroom, Corbett Tower and the Society for the Preservation of Music Hall.
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A Cincinnati icon, not to be missed

One of my favorite places in the city. You feel like you've entered a time warp, back to a time of elegance.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Richardson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is an old bier hall converted into a very fancy opera house. Current stage plays and special events are held here. The accoustics are phenomenal. You can stand at the front stage and talk in a normal voice and people way up in the balcony can hear you. There is a building attsched next door that can be rented... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite places in the city. You feel like you've entered a time warp, back to a time of elegance.

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Findlay, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We saw an opera here recently, and the building is beautiful. If you're coming for a show, parking is around the building and usually only about $5. We were a little disappointed once we got inside and saw how much of the stage we would miss because of the location of our seats. Granted, we didn't buy the most expensive... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife and I went to see Turandot in this historic building. It was like stepping back in to time as you enter the main lobby you will see these massive and beautiful chandeliers, and a lavish balcony. The main auditorium is spectacular with it's domed ceiling, red velvet chairs, and stunning sound from the orchestra and the opera.

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Lisbon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beautiful building with amazing history in the Queen City. It has been a long time since my visit but warm memories abound!

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Florence, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I see opera performances here a couple times a year and I've seen the symphony here a few times as well. It is, to me, the most beautiful building in Cincinnati by far, and one of the most beautiful I've seen anywhere. Not only outside, but also inside. Acoustics are great so it's easy to hear everywhere and there really... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A beautiful, historic, ornate building located in downtown Cincinnati. I started going to enjoy the Cincinnati Pops and have enjoyed every show. Ushers recommended that I select the balcony for the great acoustics, though I understand the sounds are fabulous throughout the hall. Parking is easy and inexpensive. I suggest getting there early in good weather to enjoy Washington Park... More 

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Akron Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This Hall is amazing. I had the pleasure of both attending and singing in concerts that were part of the MayFestival. The staff is helpful and pleasant. I'd recommend sitting in the balcony - the sound was great there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I had to visit this historic building so we got tickets to the symphony. It was a wonderful experience and I will go back again on our next visit. Guest pianist was very talented! Looked for ghosts but didn't spot any in this famous haunted historic building!!

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Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

What a beautiful building. My wife and I love to go watch the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at Music Hall. AMAZING acoustics! Not a bad seat anywhere. My wife loves the chandelier. They have also spent a lot of time and money fixing up the surrounding area. Parking is easy with plenty of options including one garage with a direct walkway... More 

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