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“No better classic art museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cincinnati Art Museum

Cincinnati Art Museum
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Ranked #4 of 161 things to do in Cincinnati
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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.
Dayton OH
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51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“No better classic art museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

CAM is an older museum with collections from the 1800s, which also now exhibits contemporary work through their visiting exhibits.
A delightful lunch room looks on to a garden. Special events for all ages are frequent. Not too big to exhaust one, but big enough for a wide variety of subjects, periods, and genres of work.

Visited June 2014
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A great museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a very nice experience. The museum itself, the architecture and the grounds are beautiful. And free. There is a parking fee, but you can part outside of the gate for free and walk 150 yards. the museum has a very diverse collection and something to suit every taste. They also have some kid friendly activities as part of some exhibits, where you are encourage to touch things and discover them for yourself. The grounds are beautiful and located in proximity to some nice trails and restaurants. We will be back to explore some more.

Visited July 2014
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Longmont, Colorado
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407 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Free! Okay, you pay for parking...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

This is a great museum-world class actually. The art is second to none and displayed in a most appropriate and delightful setting. Each room is a pleasant surprise and the flow of the art just works. You pay for parking, $5 I think, and admission is free to the museum. If you spend around $10 in the gift shop, parking is free. For a hit summer day, the visit to this museum was, well....refreshing! Go and enjoy!

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Springfield, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A must see!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Art Museum is free access and should be visited at least once..... Free wifi also, (haha). The staff was very friendly. The displays were amazing. Would definitely go again because there's always something new to learn about.

Visited June 2014
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Art Museum - Enjoyable, not overwhelming”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Cincinnati Art Museum has a lovely setting in Eden Park. The collection includes a wide range of paintings and sculptures from all over the world, but also features works by local artists. It's easy to navigate and enjoy a range of types of artwork without being too overwhelming.

Visited October 2013
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