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Cincinnati Museum Center

1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Great Children's Museum in the beautiful Terminal.

If you are in Cincinnati and have kids then you need to go to the CIncinnati Children's Museum... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2015
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Long-time member STILL enjoying multiple yearly visits

Housed in a beautiful art-deco building that was previously a grand train station, families are... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2015
Cincinnati, Ohio
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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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“omnimax theater” (79 reviews)
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1301 Western Ave, Union Terminal, Cincinnati, OH 45203-1138
+1 513-287-7000
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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

If you are in Cincinnati and have kids then you need to go to the CIncinnati Children's Museum. It's in the historic Union Terminal. Very pretty! A must if you have kids that are 8+ is the Omnimax. I wouldn't suggest taking kids younger than...More

Thank 539sherrys
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Housed in a beautiful art-deco building that was previously a grand train station, families are continuously thrilled to experience the award-winning Cincinnati Children's Museum, Cincinnati History Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science and an Omnimax Theater. Food, beverage and ice-cream are available, but...More

Thank Ecospan
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We love the Museum Center. We've been there several times, and it never fails to impress. The wide variety of displays in multiple museums ensures that there is something for everybody, and the Children's Museum was a wonderful place for our son to do something...More

Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I make several trips to the Cincinnati area during the course of a year and have for many, many years but the one place I've always wanted to visit and explore but had not up to this point was the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union...More

Thank jennieglas
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The first time we heard the Nathan Sawaya was going to have his "lego art" exhibited in Cincy, we knew we were going! Then we found out that the grand old building we saw every time we entered the Queen City would be the host...More

Thank Barriger
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We visited this museum on our recent trip to Cincinnati. The museum was awesome and one of the best we've been to. The museum includes three separate museums and an Omnimax theater (similar to Imax, but larger and wraps around the theater more). The three...More

1  Thank Nevermore52
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful Art Deco building that houses 3 museums, an OMNIMAX Theater and the Cincinnati Historical Society Library. In celebration of their 25th Anniversary entry into the museums were free which in turn meant the building was packed. That being said, the staff...More

Thank tina s
Reviewed 1 November 2015

My sister and I, both in our 60's, visited the Lego exhibit. We could not believe the talent of the artist. It was awesome and exceeded our expectations!

1  Thank A V
Reviewed 1 November 2015

We have visited this attraction three previous times as we visit with grandkids. Each rime the kids use the galleries differently as they grow and change. The fees are reasonable, the staff friendly and the food OK.

Thank bobdonnelly
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This was a trip down memory lane for me. Traveled to the terminal by train as a young girl. Terminal now consists of several museums. During a recent visit I was able to only experience one of the museums. I choose the one that gives...More

1  Thank lovmylab
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13 September 2017|
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Response from Lisa L | Reviewed this property |
Effective July 31st, 2017 Constitution continues to repair Union Terminal in Cincinnati. During this stage of renovation work, Amtrak operations will move to a temporary facility located at: 1251 Kenner St. Cincinnati, OH... More
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.