Roam Under the Dome
Our blog for the stories behind the exhibit, inside the film and beyond the museum.
Museums and libraries collect materials in an effort to document human history and to learn more about the natural world. Museum Center acquires and preserves its collections of historically- or scientifically-important items as a public trust.
On March 31, 1933, a turn of a ceremonial gold key unlocked the doors of Cincinnati’s brand new Union Terminal. The newspaper declared that a portal to the world had swung open.
On the evening of July 4th, 1776, Philadelphia printer and engraver John Dunlap, official printer to the Continental Congress, was given an order to print broadside copies of the Declaration of Independence. It is believed that Dunlap likely printed at least 200 copies that night and perhaps more.
Union Terminal now houses three museums and an OMNIMAX Theater, but it could have been utilized in a completely different way!
Meet your state representative. I am not referring to your state senator or your district representative. This is a representative of Ohio’s rich and significant paleontological past.
Feeding wild birds is fun and relaxing for the whole family, and can help bring you closer to nature – or, rather, bring nature closer to you!
After a two-and-a-half-year restoration, Cincinnati Museum Center is once again open to the general public. Construction on the building's first full structural restoration began in earnest in July 2016, when Union Terminal's iconic Rotunda was sealed off from the public.