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“No better classic art museum”

Cincinnati Art Museum
Ranked #5 of 186 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.
Dayton OH
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“No better classic art museum”
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
Thank Peru-love
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A great museum!”
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
Thank Anna S
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Longmont, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
478 reviews
176 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
“Free! Okay, you pay for parking...”
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!

Thank Mark107
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Springfield, Kentucky
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A must see!”
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
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Art Museum - Enjoyable, not overwhelming”
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
Thank Sue B
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