Cincinnati Museum Center

Cincinnati Museum Center: Hours, Address, Cincinnati Museum Center Reviews: 4.5/5

Cincinnati Museum Center
4.5
Natural History Museums • Science Museums • Children's Museums • History Museums
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Barry W
Knoxville, TN21 contributions
Dad and Daughter visit to the Museum
Jun 2021
I was very pleased with our recent experience at Cincinnati Museum Center. After driving by many times and enjoying the buildings resemblance to the Super Friends' Hall of Justice (which it inspired) my college-graduate daughter and I visited one sunny Monday afternoon. We are both museum nerds and very much enjoyed the depth of the exhibits both in the Natural History and Cincinnati History sections. The huge diorama of the city was a big surprise. Highly recommended all the way around. And the art deco of the interior is beautiful! (FYI - COVID protocols still in place as of June 2021 so masks required for everyone while in building)
Written June 18, 2021
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jtkoehler2
crawfordsville212 contributions
A little disappointed because of covid restrictions
Apr 2021 • Couples
The model train area was well done
The museum is still closed in many sections. We thought we would be the more than 1.5 hours from the reviews listed.
Written April 30, 2021
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John C
Scottsdale49 contributions
Lovely building on the list of national historic places
Apr 2021
Worth the trip just to see the building! We saw the display on South American anthropological excavations and it was very good. There IMAX theater is good.
Written April 24, 2021
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Sheila B
Grove City, OH60 contributions
Going Back in Time
Jan 2021
I love going here just to see the beauty of the architecture. The place was immaculate and people were visibly cleaning the entire time we were there. Our family enjoys the changing exhibits so we go every year. The Children's Museum is closed because of Covid but everything else was open.
The only thing I wish I saw, and maybe I just missed it, was something in the gift shop about Union Terminal itself. A book about the architecture, architect, pictures from the past, current use today (besides being a museum); even a postcard.
Before going into the museums, we had a hotdog and tater tots, and enjoyed sitting in the dining room. You could almost to back in time and hear and see people running to catch trains. Great atmosphere and worth seeing even if you don't visit the museums.
Looking forward to the next exhibit so we can go again.
Written January 24, 2021
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Porthos7
West Chester, OH6,045 contributions
ALL day FUN & WOW!
Jan 2021 • Friends
This place is not only one of the most amazing buildings in the world, but it's PACKED with exhibits/artifacts/one of a kind items/IMAX movies/food/trains and a whole lot of WOW! You WILL be overwhelmed! Give yourself all day, and get there early...you'll be happy you did!
Written January 7, 2021
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bilha y
Tel Mond, Israel195 contributions
Beautiful building and very good exhibition
Dec 2020 • Couples
We went to see the Holocaust exhibition and the other... it was wonderful experience and different for us.
I think behind the scenes just being in this beautiful building it’s beautiful and joyful
Written December 28, 2020
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Tina B
The Cincinnati Region75 contributions
Thanksgiving weekend
Nov 2020 • Friends
Came out with family and learned a bit. I enjoyed the Charley Harper exhibit and watch the DNA lab at work. Wish the cave was open on this visit.
Written December 3, 2020
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Teammilitello
Des Moines, IA431 contributions
Must-Do on Cincinnati
Nov 2020 • Family
We were just planning on going here for ice cream in the renovated Art Deco old hair salon, but the doors were locked (probably because of Coronavirus).

We decided to get tickets for the museum. So glad we did. Made our vacation. Our kids, ages 10, 12, 14, 16 were ridiculously happy to see the largest display of HO scale trains ever. They even got to talk to Santa.

The adults loved the paddle wheel boat display. The space room with videos. The science show of a guy making fire balls. We all learned so much today.
Written November 27, 2020
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aldonna h
Spring Hill, TN9 contributions
Looking for union stations
Nov 2020 • Couples
My husband and I have visited 84 union stations throughout the country. This has to
be one of my favorites! Beautiful facility and wonderful museums inside. Don’t miss it.
Written November 20, 2020
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Karen C
Montgomery, AL63 contributions
Deco art plus
Nov 2020 • Friends
The Union station building itself is like a museum of design. The Maya Exhibit was fascinating and more in depth then the numerous tours I have taken in Mexico. Thanks Cincinnati university. Great place for young and old. There is something for everyone.
Written November 19, 2020
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