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“Dated” 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 #8 of 87 Attractions in Cincinnati
Type: History Museums, Natural History Museums, Children's Museums, Science Museums
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 young children, Activities for older children
West Chester, Ohio
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“Dated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I found the childrens area very worn out and dated. However the kids seemed to have fun. For the price of admission you would think that could perform some updates and repairs

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CincyMuseum, Social Media Coordinator at Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, responded to this review, February 20, 2014
We appreciate your feedback and your visit. We are working on updating our woods play area and hope to update the rest of the museum in the future! We hope you’ll visit again!
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“Cincinnati Museum Center-Dead Sea Scrolls”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We went to the museum mainly to see the Dead Sea Scroll exhibit. Well worth the time and entrance fee. Actually I was pleasantly surprised at all the artifacts and the story they put together taking the visitor through the time of the region where the scrolls were found. The culmination of the exhibit was the actual artifacts of the scrolls. We spent two hours going through the exhibit. While at the museum we toured the Cincinnati Museum which is different models of the city in various years and displays of artifacts of the various years. The fast food at the museum was not bad either but seating was limited because a Celtic event was going on in the common area. Highly recommend the Dead Sea Scrolls which are on display through mid-April 2013.

Visited March 2013
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WEST BLOOMFIELD
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“Dead Sea Scroll Exhibit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Old train terminal, loaded with attractions for the whole family. Sea Scrolls exhibit was very well done. Very crowded on a Saturday afternoon, but good traffic flow. We probably saw less than 10% of the entire facility, which was packed with kids and families.

Visited March 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Holiday Trains”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

A great place to go with the kids, especially during the holidays, with the train exhibits, although we love the bat caves and the glacier areas as well.

Visited December 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“amazing Children's museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Fun for all ages starting at 6 months, so much to do and see! Kids can spend the whole day here and never get bored! A must if you are visiting Cincy with children!

Visited March 2013
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