Cincinnati Museum Center

The Cincinnati Museum Center is housed in the old Union Railroad Station. There is a Natural History Museum and a Cincinnati History Museum, along with an IMAX theater.

Some photos.

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The art deco Station was built in the 30s.

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Inside the domed atrium. The building itself is like a museum. 

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Dinosaur Hall. Though not a large museum, they have an active research program and most of the fossils here were discovered and excavated by the staff.

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Galeamopus, a sauropod

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Fused tail vertebrae in Galeamopus, the result of an injury

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Torvosaurus. This is the only complete skeleton on display in the world.

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Daspletosaurus, a T rex relative

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Partial skeleton of Apatosaurus

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The prep lab

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Ipuh, an extremely rare Sumatran rhino who lived at the Cincinnati Zoo

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An Egyptian coffin belonging to a 3-5 year old child mummy

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Live animal show with a Myotis Big Brown Bat

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Flight jacket worn by Neil Armstrong

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A rock sample from Apollo 11

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1928 Chevrolet Sedan

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1923 Cincinnati streetcar

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Scale model depicting the city in different eras

 

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2 thoughts on “Cincinnati Museum Center

  1. Bambi: The Galeamopus is from Montana, the Torvosaurus is from Colorado, and the Daspletosaurus is, IIRC, from South Dakota.

    The Dinosaur Hall itself is new and just opened last year.

    Very nice place. 🙂

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