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“Great museum with a varied collection from antiquites to contemporary and local art”

Cincinnati Art Museum
Ranked #4 of 204 things to do in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: One of the most prestigious art museums in the country, with over 100,000 works of art, this grandiose building atop an Eden Park hill, is well-known for its 19th-century European and American paintings, but also contains numerous other works including an outstanding pottery gallery.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The Cincinnati art museum has a great collection and I really enjoyed the docent tour lead by Elaine. I learned so much about Greek Pottery and the designs. also, I learned that Cincinnati had rival women lead pottery companies, the more famous being Rookwood.There are also other local artists featured like Frank Duvenek. and in late March and April, they had a very interesting Video and music exhibit. The price is right too. It is free!

Thank Shibshman
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"eden park"
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"free admission"
in 48 reviews
"van gogh"
in 27 reviews
"tiffany glass"
in 16 reviews
"terracotta warriors"
in 10 reviews
"terrace cafe"
in 9 reviews
"rookwood pottery"
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"gift shop"
in 49 reviews
"special exhibit"
in 32 reviews
"nice collection"
in 16 reviews
"permanent collection"
in 20 reviews
"scavenger hunt"
in 17 reviews
"general admission"
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"on display"
in 28 reviews
"traveling exhibits"
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"spend an afternoon"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 19 reviews

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great range in the collection. Many activities for children. I particularly enjoyed the Asian art, contemporary pieces, and upscale food in the Terrace cafe - check out the bunny wall!

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve been a few times, each time during a family oriented event. The CAM hosts story time each Wednesday at 11:30 and the last Wednesday each month there is an event for little ones between 10-12. There are also family events on Saturday and Sunday at 2. We’ve really enjoyed the Wednesday events so far, and both kids enjoy the REC room.
We’ve never been through the entire museum, but it holds a wide-variety of paintings, sculptures, and other features. It’s tough to look at everything with a 3 year old! Mine has no patience.
I’d really enjoy strolling through it on my own, or with the big kid.
It’s free to visit; parking is free as well!

Thank magannfam
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Checking local points of interest off slowly since we retired to Kentucky, a rainy Tuesday took us the the Cincinnati Art Museum. I have since then returned twice. Who knew??? This museum is huge!~ and has some fabulous collections. There are also often special exhibits. The Albrecht Durer exhibit drew us in. In my excitement, I grabbed a neighbor and returned to share our discovery and to have lunch in the cafe. The cafe was more than I had anticipated. From the outside, it almost resembles a cafeteria. The dining experience itself, anything but that. The food~delicious and the menu had a great variety of choices. Did I mention they also serve beer and wine? Definitely go. There is NO CHARGE! (for the museum)

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Liking for a place is not absolute but contextual. Midwest is not known for art collection. So when you come across an art gallery that houses Picasso and Vincent van Gogh, you certainly develop a liking for it. This art gallery showcases some decent collection of European, Middle Eastern, Asian, and American art. The layout is not as convenient as some major art galleries around the world so you might need some help from ushers if you are visiting for the first time and trying to find a piece of work from the artist you admire. It is definitely worth a visit if you’re in Cincy.

Thank SDR007
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