Cincinnati Sights

Taft Museum of Art

  • 316 Pike St. Map It
  • Downtown

Published 06/26/2017

Fodor's Review

Works by artists from around the globe are displayed in this Federal-period mansion where William Howard Taft accepted his presidential nomination in 1908. Galleries are arranged according to a chronological story line that illustrates the evolution of Western and Chinese art from the medieval period through the Industrial Revolution. The collection includes paintings by Rembrandt, Gainsborough, and Corot; Chinese porcelains; 19th-century American furniture; French Renaissance enameled plaques; jewelry; and watches. There's a formal garden on the property. A $23 million renovation and expansion in 2004 added a lecture and performance room, a café, a greatly enlarged special exhibits gallery, and classrooms and studios, while preserving the integrity of the 1820s-era home.

Sight Information

Address:

316 Pike St., Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202, USA

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Phone:

513-241–0343

Sight Details:

  • $7, free Wed.

Published 06/26/2017

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