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Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203
Union Terminal in Cincinnati, Ohio

Union Terminal in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Photo credit: By Greg Hume (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal, originally Cincinnati Union Terminal, is a passenger railroad station in the Queensgate neighborhood of Cincinnati. After the decline of railroad travel, most of the building was converted to other uses, and now houses museums, theaters, and a library, as well as special travelling exhibitions. These include the Cincinnati History Museum, Museum of Natural History & Science, Cincinnati Historical Society Library, Duke Energy Children's Museum and The Cincinnati Railroad Club. It also houses an OMNIMAX theater.

Outside of Cincinnati, Union Terminal is mostly known for its appearances on television. In the 1970s animated series "Super Friends," the imposing headquarters of the Justice League was modeled after Union Terminal. In 2016, The CW network's "Supergirl," "The Flash," "Arrow," and "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" featured digitally-modified footage of Union Terminal as a hangar owned by Barry Allen/The Flash. Union Terminal was also featured in the 1996 comic book series Terminal City.

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