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“Really Nice Collection” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cincinnati Art Museum

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202 (Mount Adams)
513-639-2995
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Ranked #2 of 87 Attractions in Cincinnati
Type: Art Museums, Ballets
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Owner description: One of the most prestigious art museums in the country, with over 100,000 works of art, this grandiose building atop an Eden Park hill, is well-known for its 19th-century European and American paintings, but also contains numerous other works including an outstanding pottery gallery.
Ludlow, Kentucky
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“Really Nice Collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I love the Art Museum. I haven't been in awhile, but definitely recommend seeing it if you live here or are visiting here. Can make the trip worth while by hitting the Krohn's Conservatory also in Eden Park as a full day outing.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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“Great museum in scenic part of town.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We went there on a Saturday morning. There were actually a lot of visitors and a lot of kids. They must do some kind of special activities for kids at this time.
Love the quality of art and the special exhibits.

Visited February 2013
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Mason, Ohio
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“Art”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

It's art, what else can I say. The area and parking is a little tricky but it's a free museum you just pay for parking.

Visited November 2012
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“A beautifully curated collection”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

If you're passing through Cincinnati, don't miss the chance to explore this fine old museum, where the art of visitor friendliness illuminates every gallery. You enter through an eclectic display of the museum's greatest treasures, which range from a splendid Gainsborough portrait to an African sculpture of the sort that inspired Picasso. Icons give you the option to discover esthetically or thematically related works as you tour the collection (we didn't have time to do this, but what a thoughtful idea). The explanatory panels in the galleries are down-to-earth but never condescending. This museum's Monet and Matisse may not rank with the world's finest, but you'll make discoveries there whether you know you love art or are still on the fence. My own discoveries include Grant Wood's inspired satirical painting of Daughters of the American Revolution and the expressive portraits of Frank Duveneck, a Kentucky-born artist new to me. Highlights:Duveneck's arresting portrait of his wife, who died soon after their marriage, and the tomb ornament he created for her as a first-time sculptor. You'll be touched by their story.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Beautiful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I am not originally from Cincinnnati and when I first moved here I would spend afternoons getting to know the city and found myself wondering the art museum from time to time. it is such a beautiful and peaceful place! Having lunch out in the courtyard is wonderful. I knew as soon as my now husband asked me to marry him that it would be the perfect place for our wedding....and it was! Guests still compliment us on how beautiful our venue was. The staff was great leading up to the wedding but could have been better the night of the wedding...had a few things not done as previously discussed but overall it was amazing! I recomend visiting the museum one afternoon....great place!

Visited September 2012
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