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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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WAIT FOR RENOVATIONS TO BE COMPLETED!!!

This is a mixed review.... we have visited the museum many times and really enjoyed it. The... read more

Reviewed today
threekbs
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St Paris Ohio
Good family outing

Always enjoy going to the museum with my grandchildren. They enjoy the variety of kiddie... read more

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mec826
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Visit our Duke Energy Children's Museum and other special exhibitions! Our construction project continues until November 2018, where other areas will start to come back online in phases starting then. Visit cincymuseum.org for details on experiences that are available.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
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Reviewed today

This is a mixed review.... we have visited the museum many times and really enjoyed it. The children's museum is one of the best we have been to. We visited this week mainly for my husband to take a behind the scenes tour. The "ladies"...More

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Reviewed today

Always enjoy going to the museum with my grandchildren. They enjoy the variety of kiddie activities. I enjoy the special exhibits.

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Reviewed yesterday

They always have something worthwhile to see and do here, a must see if your visiting town or even if you live here and have not been.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Cincinnati Museum Center - Terracotta Army Exhibit An amazing exhibit considering the age of the pieces. Beautifully displayed and written information under each exhibit. Wear walking shoes because you can stay as long as you like and see some of the other exhibits in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 9:30, hoping to see the station’s construction underway as we waited for the museum to open at 10. There is absolutely nothing to look at though, so after 10 minutes with very bored kids, we asked for a refund. Parking should have...More

Thank Kelly M
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CincyMuseum, Marketing Team Member at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi! Thank you for your feedback. What sort of activity were you hoping to see? As of July 2018, construction on our fountain is still underway. We have a viewing window in our temporary lobby which allows guests to see what activity might be happening....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to start a weekend trip to Cincinnati by visiting the museum, assuming it would be comparable to the Indy Children's Museum. Boy, we were wrong! We paid $40 plus for the four of us. Kids are 10 & 11. They climbed around in...More

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CincyMuseum, Marketing Team Member at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, thank so much for visiting and sharing your feedback. We're sorry our experience was not what you had expected, and hope you get a chance to come back again. Thank you!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful family experience. Something there for everyone. History of Cincinnati. The Union Terminal. So much history of our city. The guides behind the scenes tour is worth it. If you take your grandchildren, be prepared for many questions. If you are a collector...More

1  Thank DannyDDD
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought passes for us and all our grandchildren for many years.They were always bringing in New things as well as the omnimax.

1  Thank M8345GAsandram
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CincyMuseum, Marketing Team Member at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

suck!! There were suppose to be at least more than 10 Museums for visit but there is only one available. But it charged the regular price ($40.00) without discount. Also no free parking that charged another $5.00.More

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CincyMuseum, Marketing Team Member at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi 577davidq- Thank you for visiting and for sharing your feedback. We have been undergoing an extensive building restoration the past few years and sharing updates on what guests can expect on our website, social media, and MyUnionTerminal.com. We're sorry your experience was not what...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They always seem to have a nice venue and changing shows however the place is continually under construction. I would like to see more history of the railroads in the museum as well.More

Thank Steve B
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CincyMuseum, Marketing Team Member at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Steve B, thanks for your feedback. We appreciate everyone's patience and understanding regarding the construction. It's the building's first full restoration in it's 85 year old history, so it's quite extensive, and very needed for the building to continue to be a resource for...More

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mfc01us
May 3, 2018|
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Response from CincyMuseum | Property representative |
Hi! We have a coffee cart that sells Starbucks coffee, sandwiches, light bites, beverages, water, etc. Please note that food is not allowed inside the museum but can enjoyed in our lobby spaces.
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September 13, 2017|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
Effective July 31st, 2017 Constitution continues to repair Union Terminal in Cincinnati. During this stage of renovation work, Amtrak operations will move to a temporary facility located at: 1251 Kenner St. Cincinnati, OH... More
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ERIN D
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
The Museum Center will accept your tickets from your phone as long as you can pull up the PDF and can show the barcode.
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