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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203
+1 513-287-7000
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Great place to take kids.

Go here every year and take grandkids. I love to go there and visit museum. Love the I-max shows... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
California, Kentucky
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Historic art deco building with variety of things to do inside

Beautiful historic building with multiple museums inside, including a very hands-on kids museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Union Terminal is currently closed due to construction activity. Children's Museum reopens Spring 2018. Other areas start to come back online in phases starting Fall 2048. MyUnionTerminal.com
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203
1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go here every year and take grandkids. I love to go there and visit museum. Love the I-max shows. Get memberships every year. Have been going there since I began working for CSX Transportation Inc. Sill be going again this year. Love it.

Thank Boberth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historic building with multiple museums inside, including a very hands-on kids museum. Also an IMAX theater. One watchout is in latter part of 2017 and early 2018 they are doing a lot of renovation to the building, so some of the museums and exhibits...More

Thank bartlettrw62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for all ages, the Cincinnati Museum takes at least 4 hours to explore properly and take in an IMAX show. I remember going on field trips here as a kid and I have never forgotten how much I loved (and still love) this museum.

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

kids were in from out of town and wanted to see the museum, even though most of it is closed there was the Christmas train display and the leggo display open, it was nice and they had a good time.

Thank greg b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here many times over the years. We liked the way it was set up for so so so many years... but the new wat is ok. Glad it is getting the repairs it needs.

Thank bearxxxxx5
Reviewed December 9, 2017

A wonderful place for children to learn and explore for a few hours. There are three museums under "one roof"; Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children's Museum and Historic Union Terminal (a great example of an art deco train depot). Price is $14.50/adult, $10.50/child and...More

Thank polojen
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for an impromptu lunch. Wanted to sit outside on a beautiful fall day. The home made tomato basil soup was excellent. Salad was just OK. Service and ambiance exceptional. Peaceful and quiet surroundings

Thank karenmenkhaus
Reviewed December 6, 2017

My husband and I have been museum members for years. First of all the architecture of the museum is quite beautiful art decco. The place itself is exsquisite. The museum offers so many events throughout the year for all ages. I love the traveling exhibits...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed November 30, 2017

From the incredible ceilings, to the neat events, to my favorite - the Omnimax theatre (make time to watch something!), there is so much for you to do and explore here. Make sure you check out the secret passageway (ask a worker - they are...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed November 15, 2017

We loved the nice Star Wars exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum. Did not visit the Children's museum for dirth of time as the place is big and to visit everything, one needs quite a bit of the whole day or even more. However, mostly we...More

Thank SerendipityIndia
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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.