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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Overpriced and disappointing

First I want to say that this museum was always a favorite of my son. Every time we came to... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Mostly Closed

All that is open is the Children's Museum and it was not worth the expense. Took two grandsons... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
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Children's Museum & Special Exhibit Hall remain open during the restoration of historic Union Terminal.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

First I want to say that this museum was always a favorite of my son. Every time we came to Cincinnati, we loved to visit. It was beautiful and full of fun things to see/do. We went today and everything was closed, even the beautiful...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

All that is open is the Children's Museum and it was not worth the expense. Took two grandsons (ages 8 and 5) while in Cincinnati at Great Wolf Lodge. There was an area with balls and mechanical features, a water table area and a cave...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Recently booked a children's themed birthday party. I couldn't be more pleased with the attentiveness of the staff who did everything from wait for guests in the lobby, to entertaining, to keeping a gift list! The two guys who entertained the kids were very funny...More

Thank sheenagh
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The Cincinnati Museum Center is a great place to visit on a rainy day. The kids area downstairs is great! Tons for the kids to do. They can play with the water tables, climb through the tree play area, or pretend to be anything they...More

1  Thank 991sarahy
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Which once was the Art decco railroad station is now the Cincinnati Museum Center. It features three different museums, the History, the Children´s Museum and the Natural History and Science. All very interesting places to visit.

Thank Derekjfrare
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I took 2 boys to the Star Wars exhibit. Although I did appreciate that being open later than the museum, it was very overpriced. $56 for 1 adult & 2 children to look at costumes for 30-45 minutes

Thank jillrn04
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I absolutely love the museum center. There is so much to see. We have a membership and I strongly recommend getting one if you think you will go more than once. Right now they are going through major renovations so the only thing open is...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Good up to about 8 yrs old at the childrens museum. Havent been to other attractions. Lots of fun interactive and safe play for infants and toddlers to small kids. Food is terrible and too expensive though

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful museum, the architecture is gorgeous, the collections are solid, and it's all free. If we lived in Cincy we'd be here all the time. Eden park is next door. Stay all day.

1  Thank Knicole S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Apart from Children's museum, the venue is currently totally closed! Nothing evident on re-open date. Come on cincymuseum.org, give out some guidance please

Thank CuffleyMartin
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28 March 2017|
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
The Museum Center will accept your tickets from your phone as long as you can pull up the PDF and can show the barcode.
22 March 2017|
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Response from jb s | Reviewed this property |
WE just went for the Viking exhibit and there is not much else to see right now. I always try to use AAA when I can as it often seems to offer the best discount.
28 June 2016|
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Response from CincyMuseum | Property representative |
Hi all! Construction updates can be found on our website! Our Children's Museum and Special Exhibit Hall remain open during our restoration.