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“Some interesting stuff but not great.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203-1103
+1 513-287-7000
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Ranked #5 of 192 things to do in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Arts and crafts
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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“Some interesting stuff but not great.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Not much for the kids. Some interesting items of local flavor but nothing too special. Most interesting to me was displays about how some companies transitioned from what they were doing to production for the war effort.

Visited November 2012
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We saw the dead sea scrolls, then wandered the other parts of the gallery. The historical society gives free tours throughout the day. After the galleries and the tour we headed up to the third floor where you can learn about trains. They also have ample information about trains and expeditions on classic trains. We had a great time.

Visited November 2012
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“Not amused”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Duke Energy should stick to what they think they know. Supplying power to their customers. Children are easily amused, but grownups know Duke is about money and lots of it.

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Dayton, Ohio
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“Love Omnimax!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

This is always a joy to go to. The films are well done and a treat for guests who have not experienced Omnimax.

Visited July 2012
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“Spectacular Architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The colossal, 1930s architecture alone is well worth the visit. For those classic film lovers out there, think "Metropolis" meets "Union Station." Bring a camera!

I visited the Center to see a film at the Omnimax, which is much like an IMAX, except the screen curves around the audience like a partial globe, immersing viewers in the experience. A lot of fun, and a fun, novel experience.

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