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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3413
+1 513-333-7500
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3413
Central Business District
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+1 513-333-7500
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this museum, particularly the virtual reality experience of Rosa Parks on the bus. Several interactive exhibits did not work and there were places needing repairs. That was the downside otherwise it was quite good.

2  Thank Stad5
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Very interesting, informative, and somewhat disturbing. We've been a couple of times in the last few years. Displays have been added, or updated and improved since our first visit 5+ years ago. Be sure to see the movie and video introduced by Oprah Winfrey. Particularly...More

3  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Take your time, lots to read and take in. Spend the extra money to do the virtual tour of Rosa Parks. Will be back again

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

My first note is that the limited hours of operation make the museum very inaccessible for most people. Only open 11-5 Tue thru Sat. I have wanted to visit many times before but could never fit their schedule. I have previously been on tours of...More

1  Thank burghughes
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a very well done museum, and is worth visiting even if you have already been to Memphis. Easily understandable exhibits, although timeline in several places is a bit confusing. Especially interesting, to me at least, was the information about the origins of African...More

1  Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is a museum where you do not gawk at stuff but look at stuff as to what they represent- one of the greatest evils of the world since ancient times. Slavery. It is specifically about slavery in our country and a few glimpse of...More

2  Thank bigwawao
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

As with all tours, your guide can make or break the experience. Dan was beyond awesome! We were moved and given an experience far beyond our expectations. This is a must visit for everyone from young children to seniors.

1  Thank John S
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We spent about three hours exploring the exhibits. There are a lot of artifacts that lend reality to the history told. Good signage, high and low, large and small. Lots of bold, and also more detailed, narratives. The video on the first floor east wing...More

1  Thank Teresa B
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

I feel like this museum is a lot of text but not enough artifacts or other points of interest. I didn't find this museum very engaging. I think perhaps if I had a guided tour I would have gotten a lot more out of the...More

1  Thank worldrafiki
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

The front desk people are friendly but one of the women stopped me and said " Are you with someone ? " I said Yes ! " Where are they ?" I said over there and walked away. I am 18 so I found that...More

2  Thank Harrison G
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TTTworldtraveler
13 September 2017|
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Response from Dianne E | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Absolutely! They are all in the same proximity.
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amydanino
1 June 2017|
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Response from FlaBikerBob | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely! There are numerous videos in addition to the displays.
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bratlyn98
3 April 2017|
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Response from harley0215 | Reviewed this property |
A minimum of 3 hours, more time would be better. There is so much to see and read about, I highly recommend it.
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