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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
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Owner description: Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as the nation's newest monument to freedom. It brings to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the world and throughout history, including today.
Reviewed September 17, 2012

I have visited here several times and each time I am very touched and amazed by the exhibits and the overall atmosphere. It's a very good experience especially for youth and adults alike. It brings alive this very important part of our history in unique and interesting ways. I'd highly recommend it for a day trip or half day trip for Cincinnati residents and visitors to the area.
They do offer a few free entrance days throughout the year, so this is the best value of all if you can catch one of these free dates. They do seem to be very crowded on free dates though, as expected. Non the less, it's worth paying for too!

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Reviewed September 10, 2012

This place is wonderful. I had the chance to go here in the day time and also for a concert later that night. I understand that they are having financial difficulties, and that is a shame. I hope it continues to stay open!

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Reviewed September 9, 2012

An importuned museum, a must even for informed man although most of the facts are known. Since it is an educational museum sometimes it loses its audience because of too many details that are portrayed in equal emphasis.

I was particularly moved and saddened by the section that describes slavery in our time, of children and women, all over the world including the USA. I wish there were other ways to fight it instead of just talking about it.

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Reviewed September 9, 2012

Most Americans hear "underground railroad" and look for a metro station. If you don't know don't know about America's Underground Railroad, you must learn. You'll be shocked. If you do know about it, learn about Cincinnati's role. You'll be amazed. This museum is a history of slavery with a fantastic level of detail.

Fact is, there was a time in the not-too-distant past when people were sneaking across a northern border to a North Amrican country, from USA to CANADA.

Only conflating: The museum has tons of wide-open space inside (not a bad thing), but it's not clear where exhibits begin and end. Also, I waited 30 minuts for a movie in the theatre and it turned out to be an advertisement for the architecture firm that's doing the new Freedom Park along the riverfront.

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Reviewed September 6, 2012

I am not really into history,but this was interesting although I got bored....we didn`t go through the whole thing..I would recommend the movie room that was great,although that half way through you have to move from one room to the other we didnt realize that at first,when the door opens then follow that hallway over to the next room......And the other is the modern day slavery on the third floor it is good to walk through that see what is happening in todays world....Children probably will get really bored in this place.......

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