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Cincinnati Museum Center

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We took our 4, 8 and 12 year old today and it was amazing. We are from Nashville and wish we had... read more

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Nashville, Tennessee
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This is my third or fourth visit in the last 15 years. The displays are being renovated, still... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Woodinville, Washington
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Visit our Duke Energy Children's Museum and other permanent and special exhibitions. Several museum aspects are coming back online in phases. Visit cincymuseum.org for details on the museums and experiences that are available, hours of operation and...more
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took our 4, 8 and 12 year old today and it was amazing. We are from Nashville and wish we had something like this place. We enjoyed the history portion, really liked the Cincinnati history part and LOVED the children’s section. Our kids would...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is my third or fourth visit in the last 15 years. The displays are being renovated, still, but the building renovation is extremely well done. Well worth a visit just for the irncedibible Art Deco building. (I found out my father shipped of to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've been going to CMC ever since our kids were babies, and even before that. The permanent exhibits are engaging and there's always something new to learn with hands-on activities. The changing exhibits are top notch, big city shows and not to be missed. Our...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 4 days ago

They have recently renovated the Museum Center, they were able to keep some of the old-time favorites and have added new things. They are still in process to get it all completed, but most things are finished. The building has been brought back to it's...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Andhouse
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a beautiful center just to spend time in and walk through looking at the walls. the museum offers many changing exhibits

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KIM G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The terminal is a beautiful building and reminder of a time when travel was a real occasion! The mosaics are breath taking! The art deco design is featured throughout and is reminiscent of a grander time. The sites offered within the terminal are top notch!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited the Egyptian museum and were in awe at the artifacts within. There were many artifacts that dated back thousands of years. This museum took me back in history and allowed me to experience and see how the Egyptians lived. Also,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reason I feel that way was because as a Cincinnati Construction Inspector I had the privilege of seeing the Union Terminal progress from a Beautiful but abandoned Train Terminal into a mini Shopping Mall / Food Court & finally into a very Great Cincinnati Museum...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jeffie017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this museum. Have 2 young kids that both really enjoy the kids museum. I really love the speakers they bring into the museum and all the new exhibits that they always bring in.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank licasam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum used to be the premier train station in the 1940s. My Mother described to me when she sent my Dad off to WWII. Trains were the cutting edge transportation back then. When you walk in, you still feel that old time train station...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 24, 2019|
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Response from Aliyah21 | Reviewed this property |
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March 23, 2019|
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Response from Wkendtravl | Reviewed this property |
Renovations are complete!
March 22, 2019|
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Response from Shankar R | Reviewed this property |
Much would depend on your child and how they were feeling that day. There are lots to do and plenty to see. I would start with one exhibit before going to the interactive play area below. Once there your 7yr old will soon be... More