Somewhat similar to the Tyrannosaurus, the Cincinnati Museum Center's new dinosaur, Torvosaurus, is the only one of its kind. Until the fossilized remains were found largely intact in 2013, researchers had only uncovered random bones.
The Union Terminal Restoration Advisory Committee reports to Hamilton County Commissioners Monday morning. The message will be the $228 million project is on time and on budget, and taxpayers haven't been asked for more money.
After more than a decade since planning began, repairs aimed at preserving Cincinnati's historic Union Terminal are nearly complete. Now other communities are looking to learn from what's being done here.
Editor's note: As of August 24, the clock installation has been moved from Aug. 27 to Aug. 31 and September 4.
The widely recognizable clock gracing the Union Terminal facade will soon return to its lofty perch. The more than 80-year-old timepiece got a sprucing up as part of the Cincinnati Museum Center restoration.
After 18 years of uncovering, cleaning, studying and preserving, a rare dinosaur skeleton is ready to be seen by the public for the first time. The Cincinnati Museum Center's newest exhibit, a Galeamopus, is one of just three to ever be found.
When the Cincinnati Children's Museum reopens next week, Union Terminal visitors are going to see a lot of changes, starting with the familiar orange wall at the bottom of the first escalator. It's not there anymore.
The ongoing reconstruction of the Cincinnati Museum Center means the utilization of new space. Museum CEO Elizabeth Pierce says with more efficient utilities, the center has room to grow. She says that means new classrooms and expanded exhibits around the Public Landing.
To commemorate the opening of the new Cincinnati Shakespeare Company theatre, they are teaming with the Cincinnati Museum Center to present a temporary exhibit featuring a First Folio, one of 234 original published copies of Shakespeare's works.
The Cincinnati Museum Center is getting ready to open Star Wars and the Power of Costume. Museum and Smithsonian employees uncrated some very recognizable items Friday. C-3PO, R2-D2, and BB-8 are part of the exhibit which opens next week.
Star Wars and the Power of Costume is the next big exhibit scheduled at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Museum Center CEO Elizabeth Pierce announced the exhibition Monday morning with a fanfare of John Williams' music performed by a Cincinnati Pops quintet, and flanked by two Stormtroopers.
The Union Terminal restoration project is missing out on another round of state historic tax credits. Ohio handed out awards Tuesday to 18 projects, including eight in Southwest Ohio, but the Cincinnati Museum Center isn't on the list.
Here's a bit of a mystery for you now. Journalists on a behind-the-scenes tour last week traipsed to a far corner on the lowest level of Union Terminal, past the boilers and chillers. They were there to see the building's new electrical system, part of the $212 million renovation currently underway.