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“Outstanding museum”

Cincinnati Art Museum
Ranked #5 of 189 things to do in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One of the most prestigious art museums in the country, with over 100,000 works of art, this grandiose building atop an Eden Park hill, is well-known for its 19th-century European and American paintings, but also contains numerous other works including an outstanding pottery gallery.
Reviewed August 2, 2011

The Cincinnati Art Museum is an outstanding museum exhibiting many forms of painting, sculpture and pieces. The Cincinnati Wing is particularly good. Entrance to the museum is free as it is underwritten by a community fund. Parking close to the door is $4. You can park a bit further away for free. A very restaurant on site. A great jumping off point for a tour of the Mt. Adams neighborhood. Try viewing the beautiful Rookwood Pottery collection, topped off by a visit to the Rookwood Pottery factory (now a restaurant just a few blocks away).

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Reviewed July 29, 2011

I was surprised to find this museum to be so enjoyable. One special attractions was the special section where thay had professional restorers working on old paintings. Restorers were quite willing to explain their activities while they did the work.

The standing Circus poster collection is one of the best museum experiences I have ever had. It is based there but I understand it does travel to other museums.

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Reviewed July 28, 2011

I took my school aged kids there on a hot day. They liked the different galleries and it kept their interest. We were able to see the Van Gogh painting that is being conserved. We walked to the museum from the free parking area in front of the museum which took about 5 minutes.

Thank 99Stitch
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Reviewed July 27, 2011

Compared to some other city museums of art, Cincinnati was just good. It had just average collections. I did like the local Rookwood pottery collection. Free admission. Paid parking but only $4.00.

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Reviewed July 18, 2011

Overall, i was somewhat disappointed in the Museum. The lighting in some rooms was poor, and some areas, such as the English section, had some very mediocre paintings. The Cincinnati Wing was by far the best portion of the museum....particularly the Duncanson paintings were lovely and well displayed. Overall the feeling is one of the museums's sorely needing an updating.

Thank AaronFWA
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