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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Beautiful building, great exhibition

We visited the Starwars Costume exhibition here. The building is absolutely stunning though... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Iain W
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It Kept the Kids Entertained

Compared to a few of the other Children's Science Centers we have visited over the years, this one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Children's Museum & Special Exhibit Hall remain open during the restoration of historic Union Terminal.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Starwars Costume exhibition here. The building is absolutely stunning though currently there is a lot of work taking place so not everything was open. When the work is done we will defiantly come back if we find ourselves in Cincinnati again. The...More

Thank Iain W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to a few of the other Children's Science Centers we have visited over the years, this one lacks. Much of the building, interior and exterior, was under construction, but we went anyway, hoping the kids would have fun. After buying our tickets, and making...More

Thank dd65stang
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely done museum showing what Cincinnati was like many years ago with railroad scale exhibits showing the railroad routes and influence on the commerce and living. Nice architecture with fountains and flowers.

Thank loist51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This historic venue is a great example of American history and is worth a trip to step back in time. The building has withstood the test of time and it is interesting to follow the history thru the years. A great trip for all ages.

Thank mds34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Union Terminal is a fabulous Art Deco piece of history, currently housing our amazing natural history museum. Definitely worth a visit, even if you don't make it past the enormous entryway. Fun facts: 1)the Hall of Justice in Superfriends was modeled after it, and 2)...More

Thank Matrovius
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basic stuff I found on web: The Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, originally Cincinnati Union Terminal, is a passenger railroad station in the Queensgate neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is home to the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke...More

1  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing exhibit, better than I even imagined. Level of detail high and lots of props and drawings, not just costumes. No vending or any kind of food available. Souvenirs were lame, which I guess was good because I didn't spend any $ on them. Construction...More

Thank superjill2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No matter what the current exhibit (and they're usually great), you can enjoy the architecture of this historic landmark. Some of us remember when it was a working train station, and there are remnants of that past visible; but the real star is the Art...More

Thank Artie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had kids under 10 that played at this children's museum for hours. The ball pit, water area, shopping area and dentist area kept our kids busy for about 3 hours. The only reason why we left was because they were hungry. We had a...More

Thank Melinda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a whole pack of projects that are moving forward nicely in this town-- The Music Hall,the opera house and this place. Certainly will be something when completed. I can't wait till all these places are up and running. My wife and I took...More

Thank sonnienegroso
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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
March 27, 2017|
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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.
March 22, 2017|
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Response from jb s | Reviewed this property |
WE just went for the Viking exhibit and there is not much else to see right now. I always try to use AAA when I can as it often seems to offer the best discount.