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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3413
+1 513-333-7500
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Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center stands as the nation's newest monument to freedom. It brings to life the importance - and relevance - of struggles for freedom around the world and throughout history, including today.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3413
Central Business District
+1 513-333-7500
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located on the bank of the Ohio River, where thousands of slaves escaped once they crossed the river, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center portrays nearly 400 years of slavery, from the first Africans brought to the "new world" in 1619 to those still enslaved around...More

Thank ShutterbugSage
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would highly recommend visiting and touring this museum. It is a view into a part of history that is more often than not swept under the rug. You start with slavery in Europe and being brought to America. While I was there, we did...More

Thank Virginia T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth the time spending the afternoon here. Very informative and well done with different displays and theaters.

Thank Keikidoc
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited with family. The experience was incredible and we all learned a great deal. It was very sobering and left us with a number of things to ponder. The From Slavery to Freedom and the Modern Slavery exhibit should not be rushed through. Take your...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were numerous exhibits full of information regarding slavery in its many forms. There is much more reading than I anticipated. It took me 3 hours or more to go through most of the museum and I was tired from all the reading I had...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I set aside some time to visit here while we were in town for a conference. We were glad we did. The exhibits were very informative. The staff were knowledgable and friendly. We paid extra for the Rosa Parks experience and were...More

Thank Adamtrishb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Special exhibits & events draw national to international headliners... Looking for the history of prejudice then justice? or current battles for freedom? It's a treasure of information!!! There are 2 theatres, 1 interactive & 1 for performances... Plus all the timelines & slave pen. The...More

Thank Carrie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

having a guide to take you around is very worth while and educational. The displays are well done and easy to spend a day there

1  Thank Charline E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There are great exhibits about the history of the Underground Railroad but also an overview of modern day slavery. This place is an intersection of a troubling history with a tragic modern day reality.

1  Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Well done exhibits that tell an important story in our nation's history. Great for elementary, teenagers and families.

Thank highmpgscoot
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13 September 2017|
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Response from Dianne E | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Absolutely! They are all in the same proximity.
1 June 2017|
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Response from FlaBikerBob | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely! There are numerous videos in addition to the displays.
3 April 2017|
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Response from harley0215 | Reviewed this property |
A minimum of 3 hours, more time would be better. There is so much to see and read about, I highly recommend it.