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Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4214
+1 513-241-0343
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Always a Delight

Such a great museum that we decided to become members. The changing exhibits always delight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TessfromHampton
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Hampton, VA
Great

I wasn’t looking forward to going to this museum, but WOW I was wrong! I was great and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarah D
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Housed in a 175-year-old Federal building, this private art collection - one of the world's best - includes art from around the world, from 13th-century European sculpture to ancient Chinese porcelains to 17th-century European painting.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4214
Central Business District
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+1 513-241-0343
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great museum that we decided to become members. The changing exhibits always delight. Having lunch at their cafe and then seeing a new exhibition is a wonderful way to spend a day. But don't miss the paintings that are on permanent display. The...More

Thank TessfromHampton
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn’t looking forward to going to this museum, but WOW I was wrong! I was great and very interesting! Most of the employees were very friendly. One lady, I assume the manager, was very well educated and answered all of my questions. I would...More

Thank Sarah D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit to this historic museum. Great location in quiet Lytle park. Great museum and gift shop!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with the wife in May of 2018 on a quick weekday getaway. I only visited this museum because it was highly rated on Trip Advisor, so why not? The museum was pretty small, tucked away in downtown Cincinnati, almost hidden from other attractions. Parking...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the gems of Cincinnati. Convenient to get to, this beautiful mansion and gardens was exhibiting the traveling Tiffany glass exhibit. It was gorgeous. The museum also has some very impressive pieces in their permanent collection. The murals by a prominent African American artist...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Taft museum is located in downtown Cincinnati in a historic mansion originally owned by the Longwood family and then the Tafts (although president William Taft actually did not grow up here). The museum preserves the Taft's excellent art collection, including works by Frans Hals,...More

Thank AJOhio
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This was our first visit and we were a bit surprised that you drive directly into the parking garage (free) and enter the museum from there. You won’t be “strolling the grounds” here since there’s little chance to see the exterior or what small museum...More

Thank Mack3065
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I can't believe after living here for many years it took me so long to visit this beautiful museum. I am enjoying my membership and can't wait to visit the outside gardens now that it is spring. The displays within the museum are magnificent especially...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is a great place. One of Cincinnati's best museums. Have a membership here. Great place to learn about local history.

Thank Becky G
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The Taft Museum and House is a beautiful building with a varied historic collection. There are some great murals from Duncanson, one of the first African American artists in the US. There are paintings from European masters, some early American artists and there is a...More

Thank Shibshman
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