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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

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Housed in a working train station, Cincinnati Museum Center boasts several museums, an Omnimax theater, a library, and travelling exhibitions throughout the year. Cincinnati Union Terminal was a major railroad center in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today the station is only serves the thrice-weekly Cardinal. Spend time admiring the grand Art Deco building, considered to be a symbol of the city, before popping into a few of the museums. You can learn about Cincinnati at the city's history museum or discover interesting facts about the world and beyond at the natural history and science museum. If you are travelling with kids, don't miss the children's museum. Check the lobby kiosk for the terminal's free guided tour schedule. With our online itinerary creator, Cincinnati attractions like Cincinnati Museum Center can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The mezzanine is so amazing! I was obsessed with it. The colors were brilliant. Leaving some of the old signage was brilliant. The Omnimax was stupendous! 
    The mezzanine is so amazing! I was obsessed with it. The colors were brilliant. Leaving some of the old signage was brilliant. The Omnimax was stupendous!  more »
  • I had a great visit to the Museum Centre, there is so much to see. The science and history museums were both great and these are included in the normal ticket, especially liked the Neil Armstrong... 
    I had a great visit to the Museum Centre, there is so much to see. The science and history museums were both great and these are included in the normal ticket, especially liked the Neil Armstrong...  more »
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  • We went here for the wedding reception of my wife’s cousin. What a place for it! We had a great time and especially enjoyed the museum being open during cocktail time. The kids got to run around and play on the mechanical exhibits and one of my daughters and I got lost in the Ice Age. There were some amazing and well-put-together visuals for adults and kids. As for the wedding reception itself, the place was beautiful, spacious, and very clean and modern. It was a wonderful place to celebrate a wedding.
  • Came here with my 22 mo old and my 3.5 year old. Was nervous that they would find any of it interesting and was pleasantly surprised. They LOVED it. The Children’s Museum is excellent. The Art Deco architecture is world class. It’s a really fun place and I’m glad we spent our afternoon here. We had a little over 2 hours and had to run through the last bit. I wish we’d of had more time because our boys were obsessed.

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