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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Don't Miss "Art of the Brick Exhibit" - It's amazing

I have been to the Museum Center many times - everything from bringing my grandchildren to the... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Cincinnati, OH
Beautiful historic building

Union Terminal built in the 1940's with art deco architecture houses the Children's Museum, Natural... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Mary K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Children's Museum & Special Exhibit Hall remain open during the restoration of historic Union Terminal.
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

I have been to the Museum Center many times - everything from bringing my grandchildren to the children's museum to doing a behind the scenes tour and have a 1940's style luncheon in the dining room that was used then. However, on Saturday I went...More

Thank Purduepete1
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Union Terminal built in the 1940's with art deco architecture houses the Children's Museum, Natural History Museum, Train Museum, Omnimax Theatre and special exhibits. Well worth the time to visit. Even if you don't have time to tour all the museums it is worth the...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The Cincinnati Museum Center is housed in the art-deco Union Terminal Building which is a site in itself worth visiting….and yes you can still take an Amtrak train from there. In this beautiful building is the Natural History Museum, the Children's Museum and an IMAX...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I am a member and and love taking the kids here every chance I get The Duke engery play area is huge and by the time we leave childern are ready for a nap

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Went recently with our 6 year old and 3 1/2 year old grandchildren. Had a great time at the Children's museum downstairs and then at the museum of natural history upstairs. Just the right exhibits for that age group as well as bridging the generations...More

Thank Sandy and Mark E
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I highly recommend coming here for the building alone. Some of the exhibits weren't the best when I went, but they do a really great job with what space they have and have some really fun things going on!

Thank sj1923
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This great museum is housed in an amazing facility, the Union Terminal which was the Grand Central Station of Cincinnati. It's worth the trip just to see the building. The exhibits at the Cincinnati Museum Center are diverse, and has something to please a wide...More

Thank TheOhioGuy
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is one of the our to go places. On new year's eve we went there with friends to see Lego exhibition and omnimax film, Fly to the Mars. The place was packed with many travelers as well as regular visitors.We're thrilled to see the...More

Thank Chloep2005
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Really great exhibit to visit with family and young kids. There is a Lego for kids workshop at the end of the exhibit. They can build to their heart's content! Don't forget to visit the train tower upstairs. It's free, and has a wealth of...More

Thank Nickibrowneyes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

The museum is in an old Art Deco style train terminal which is pretty cool. There's a place to eat inside and plenty to look at. The Children's Museum is really good for kids under 10.

Thank 760erins
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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.