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Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4214
+1 513-241-0343
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Taft Museum of Art

This was such a great museum. I was walking around Cincinnati because I had a few hours to use... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jd3sai
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Houston, Texas
Impressive works by Old Masters

This place is a National Historic Landmark. Here you can find some impressive works by some of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derekjfrare
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • 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 3 weeks ago

This was such a great museum. I was walking around Cincinnati because I had a few hours to use before my flight and was searching the web. It was a free sunday for the museum so I thought why not! But after visiting, even a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a National Historic Landmark. Here you can find some impressive works by some of the Old masters, and some impressive furniture. Love the Statue out the front of Abe Lincoln by George Grey Barnard.

Thank Derekjfrare
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Somehow I never got the chance to visit as a kid in school. But my husband and I took a trip on the weekend and wow! What a gem! Easy to get to, plenty of parking, with rotating exhibits. They have a cafe and gift...More

Thank AntReRe
Reviewed 19 May 2017

while recently staying at the Phelps nearby, we enjoyed a visit to the Taft. It is small, well curated and accessible. You can see everything in the museum in 1-2 hours, depending on how much you read. we enjoyed learning before and speaking with a...More

Thank walton56
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This museum is in an historic house with modern additions. The basic collection of paintings, porcelain, furniture, etc. is of very high-quality. I've visited twice (a 4-hour drive round trip) to see special exhibits. Both were interesting, well lit, well curated, with helpful signage. There...More

Thank M H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Went once on a field trip with elementary students - but made a point to go back again on my own. A lovely museum, well curated and stunning venue.

Thank stefanieadams09
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I love visiting the Taft. The exhibits are interesting and the layout is wonderful. After seeing an exhibit, its always enjoyable to walk through the historic part of the museum, which is the former home of President Taft. The food in the cafe is excellent!

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 29 April 2017

If you are short on time and have a love for great art, this is the place. It is one of America's great small museums. There is also a sweet cafe that has great food. Remember Sundays are free.

Thank tomas417
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Mainly went for the 'Bijoux Parisienne' display, which costs a little extra, but covers a wide historical range of beautiful, high-end jewellery. If you go on a Sunday, I think you only have to pay for the special exhibits - the rest of the museum...More

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We've visited the Taft Museum a few times over the last years. It always gets me wonder how life was inside the walls of the elegant and spectacular house. The artefacts are interesting, and they always have really cool seasonal exhibitions. Also, the general exhibits...More

Thank MarcsiB-B
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