Cincinnati Museum Center celebrates Union Terminal history with 1940s Day August 27

. August 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

Highlights include performances by the Manhattan Dolls and WMKV Big Band, vintage car show and a chance to record your oral history

On August 27 the museum is celebrating the history of Union Terminal and taking you back to its origins as a major transfer point for soldiers during World War II. Relive the 1940s with activities in Cincinnati History Museum’s Cincinnati Goes to War exhibit, 1940s era music, a recreated USO lounge, classic films and newsreels and a vintage car show.

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal is a nationally recognized institution as well as national historic landmark. Dedicated to sparking community dialogue, insight and inspiration, Museum Center was awarded the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Our Union Terminal has been voted the nation’s 45th most important building by the American Institute of Architects. Organizations within Cincinnati Museum Center include the Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science, the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater and the Cincinnati Historical Society Library. Recognized as Forbes Traveler Magazine as the 17th most visited museum in the country, Cincinnati Museum Center welcomes one million plus visitors annually. Cincinnati Museum Center gratefully acknowledges operating and capital support from the taxpayers of Hamilton County and the State of Ohio.

For more information, visit www.cincymuseum.org

Image: The Cincinnati Museum Center at Dusk

Cincinnati Museum Center – 1301 Western Avenue – Cincinnati, OH 45203-1130 — 513.287.7000 – 1.800.733.2077

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