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Address: 1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
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+1 513-287-7000
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
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Children's Museum & Special Exhibit Hall remain open during the...

Children's Museum & Special Exhibit Hall remain open during the restoration of historic Union Terminal.

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Wonderful collection of museums. We've taken the grandkids to the Children's Museum and we've visited the other museums and special exhibits such as Bodies and Mummies.

Reviewed 30 June 2015
Beccah0206
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Southwest Ohio
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Southwest Ohio
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62 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Wonderful collection of museums. We've taken the grandkids to the Children's Museum and we've visited the other museums and special exhibits such as Bodies and Mummies.

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Thank Beccah0206
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time here! If you are planning future visits, purchasing a yearly membership may be a great option for you. A membership includes free parking, free or discounted admission to special exhibits and discounted admission to the OMNIMAX Theater. Thank you again for your feedback, and we look forward to seeing... More 

Cincinnati
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51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We go here several times a year. So much to see and do. The history and beauty of the building are amazing. They have the History Museum with a Riverfront, displays of downtown Cincinnati from years gone by, a Children's Museum, special displays, a Historic Library, an imax theatre, gift shop, Graeter's ice cream

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Thank Wanda L
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time here! If you are planning future visits, purchasing a yearly membership may be a great option for you. A membership includes free parking, free or discounted admission to special exhibits and discounted admission to the OMNIMAX Theater. Thank you again for your feedback, and we look forward to seeing... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My husband and I go here often for the shows they put on at the Omnimax theater. Our nieces and nephews love the children's museum and it is a wonderful venue for parties and celebrations. We attended a wedding there not long ago - gorgeous!

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CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your kind review! When planning future visits to Museum Center, be sure to check out our website’s calendar for a full listing of the special exhibits and interactive programming we offer for explorers of all ages. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Fun for all. Great special exhibits and so much to see. Children's museum, science museum, and history all in one place!

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CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing how much our visitors enjoyed their time at the museum. Can’t wait to have you back soon! More 

Bentonville, Arkansas
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Seemed like more locals were there and we didn't really want to know about the history of Cincinnati The iMax big screen was worth it though. Definitely the thing to do here.

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Thank Kevin Y
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were less than thrilled with your experience at Cincinnati Museum Center. If you decide to pay us another visit, may we encourage you to take a look at the daily calendar posted on our website. There, you will find a listing of the interactive workshops and live demonstrations we offer which explore a... More 

Millersburg, Ohio
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83 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We were fortunate to have a dear friend hold an outdoor wedding at Union Terminal. What a beautiful place! We enjoyed cocktail hour in the museum and while we didn't have time to see everything, they have done a very nice job with their displays. The dinner was held in the rotunda, which was beautiful. We will return to spend... More 

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CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing how much our visitors enjoyed their time at the museum. Can’t wait to have you back soon! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

I haven't been here since I was a kid and I have to say that I still love it! From all the history you can learn slavery,the underground railroad,to the beautiful trains that passed through,to it being a museum now. They also have a theater and play movies often. While your hear the queen city has much more to offer!!!

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CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your visit and your kind review! When planning future visits to Museum Center, be sure to check out our website’s calendar for a full listing of the special exhibits and interactive programming we offer for explorers of all ages. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Definitely want to go back. A lovely museum. Made you wish for the 1940s. The war stories were great. Kid friendly. A really cool building.

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Thank 31Abelle
CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time here! If you are planning future visits, purchasing a yearly membership may be a great option for you. A membership includes free parking, free or discounted admission to special exhibits and discounted admission to the OMNIMAX Theater. Thank you again for your feedback, and we look forward to seeing... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

The zoo is great anytime of year. It is fun to see all the variety of indoor and out door exhibits. For festival, dress for the weather, it can get cold.

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Owosso, MI
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Love this place! Take kids to the Children's Museum - hands on learning, SOOO fun! the Natural History Museum & Cincinnati History Museum keep you sooo interested that time will fly; hope the IMAX has a movie to your liking, cuz it makes you feel like you're there - I was out on the ocean with Humpback Whales! We even... More 

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CincyMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Cincinnati Museum Center, responded to this review

We love hearing about how much our visitors enjoy their time here! If you are planning future visits, purchasing a yearly membership may be a great option for you. A membership includes free parking, free or discounted admission to special exhibits and discounted admission to the OMNIMAX Theater. Thank you again for your feedback, and we look forward to seeing... More 

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