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Address: 1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
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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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Just visited the Cincinnati Museum center earlier today. Our party consisted of 3 people in their 20s and 1 person in his early 60s. We had combo tickets to see all 3 of the... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Just visited the Cincinnati Museum center earlier today. Our party consisted of 3 people in their 20s and 1 person in his early 60s. We had combo tickets to see all 3 of the museums. The Natural History Museum was amazing, we loved the ice age display and the cave display, it just kept going on. The Mummy section was... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Adults and kids enjoyed the Holiday a Junction display at the Cincinnati museum center. The trains in the historic Cincinnati scenes was enjoyable but crowded... The layout needs more room for visitors and stools or benches for the kids to get better view

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Wilmington, Ohio
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Just absolutely amazing and inspiring creations. My son loved the exhibits. The spacing of people with specified times time slots was a great idea. You are able to enjoy the exhibit without having 1000 people elbow to elbow. Love it. The holiday train exhibit was also great to see.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Had a great time checking out the trains, the holiday trains and the Art of Brick Lego display. The kids loved the ice cream at the end.

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Cincinnati
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60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

went to the Lego exhibit - Art of the Brick. It is a must-see. Not the Legos of my youth for sure! Recreations of famous art, places and the artist's original pieces etc show how good the artist Nathan Sawaya is. Then there are bricks at the end where you can create. Fun for all ages.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

When you walk in the art deco in the lobby is breath taking. Very cool. They have displays of many eras. Thereis so much to do in one place. The museum lets you be a part of the different displays. I thought the display for the dentist and the turn of the century doctor was facinating. There is also a... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Just amazing. The museum itself is beautiful I love the half dome and all the detailed artwork on the walls. Not only does this location have 3 museums (including a great hands on children's museum) but the omnimax theatre as well. Which is crazy ( I would not recommend it for people with anxiety, panic disorders, height or vertigo). Also... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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112 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Onimax inside this former train station generally has a pretty good feature. It is worth finding out what is showing and the current exhibits at the museum center.

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Thank JayWalk7
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The Museum Center is always a fun place and wonderful learning experience for me and my family. we enjoy the many different exhibit and things that we learned about are amazing. I always enjoy my time at the museum. the museum has not only one but three different museums inside one big building making it fun for all ages and... More 

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Thank Ivy B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

I took my grandkids here for the first time in March 2014. I went ahead and purchased the yearly membership. Throughout the year and into the beginning of this year we frequently visited. There was never a time we didn't enjoy ourselves . I let my membership expire this year to try a different place but will purchase it for... More 

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