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“Great Local Art”

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.
Stockton, New Jersey
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Local Art”
Reviewed July 31, 2014

There were great local Cincinnati artworks from the turn of the century with a ton of women artists represented.

Visited July 2014
Thank MrsGranett
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice afternoon stroll”
Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Lived in Cinti twice for over 15 years and toured the museum for the first time. I'm not a big museum person, but overall it was a pleasant experience. The staff is pleasantly nice and makes suggestions to tour museum. It's not over welming and you really can go any direction. The cafe was awesome. I had the hummus and roasted veggies for $6. Delish. For a free activity the museum was definitely worth our time.

Thank Laura S
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Hamilton, Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Pleasant Sunday afternoon”
Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I had gone a month earlier and decided to take our kids back with us. There is a scavenger-hunt type activity for the kids to do on their way through the museum, which helped my 11-yr-old and 14-yr-old stay a bit more interested and make them consider what they're looking at. As with any museum, some areas were more interesting than others, for the kids. Check their website for activities and special tours being offered. The contemporary exhibits were closed both times we visited.

Visited July 2014
Thank beth w
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic museum”
Reviewed July 25, 2014

CAM is a real gem! It is the oldest art museum west of the allegany mountains. I started taking my children there on Saturday mornings when they were young; at that time Saturday's were free admission. Now the museum is FREE every day. It does cost $4 to park.
My grandchildren are now enjoying the museum. There are new exhibits all the time and the little people are talking about their next trip back before we even leave. This is a great opportunity for young families to introduce fine art into the lives of their children. My children enjoyed short trips and this offered them the experience of exploring new exhibits with each trip. It is now rewarding to see my grandchildren excited about trips to this great gem in our city.

Visited July 2014
Thank Barbara H
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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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