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Taft Museum of Art

316 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4214
+1 513-241-0343
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A museum for the societal elite

Visited with the wife in May of 2018 on a quick weekday getaway. I only visited this museum because... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TennG78
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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Taft museum of art

One of the gems of Cincinnati. Convenient to get to, this beautiful mansion and gardens was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
maryhartfordalden
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Miami Beach, Florida
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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 2 days 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 3 days 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 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We met friends here to have lunch and see the special Tiffany exhibit. The menu at the cafe is limited but the food was good- I had the brocolli and cheddar quiche and my wife had a salad with chicken on it. The exhibit gave...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This museum is like a hidden gem on the east side of downtown, it's easy to forget it's there. The museum itself is rather small but the exhibits I've seen here have always been well curated and displayed. The house offers many rooms with paintings...More

Thank dm915
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

great museum, opportunities for free visits. New exhibits are usually what gets me to visit again and I always fall in love again and vow to visit more often. Xmas is nice with their vintage displays.

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