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Great Lakes Science Center

601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114-1021
+1 216-694-2000
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Great for kids

Lots of hands on stuff for kids to try, if your kids are into it. They had special demonstrations... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Los Angeles
EXCELLENT!!!! And a reciprocal membership to boot!

We visited while in Cleveland for a concert. Much to our delight it is located right next to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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Kids, take note: hundreds of hands-on experiments and cool activities - science has never been so much fun!
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114-1021
+1 216-694-2000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of hands on stuff for kids to try, if your kids are into it. They had special demonstrations where they blew up a watermelon (it was July 4th). Build your own paper rocket.

Thank misterjohnny
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited while in Cleveland for a concert. Much to our delight it is located right next to the football stadium. This is where you invest in your local science center. Our family has a membership to COSI in Columbus and the Great Lakes Science...More

Thank TheGambianRPCV
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for the kids to spend the day and also learn some about science. The NASA Glenn Visitor Center is a great one. They also enjoy the BioMedTech exhibition.

Thank mctoronto33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Lakes Science Center on the lake in downtown Cleveland is an EXCELLENT venue. The whole family will enjoy the hands on activities and displays! Parking is pricey but it is downtown and it is a covered garage. Take your ticket with you and pay...More

Thank snapkpop
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having always been a science buff, naturally I liked the place. However, I must add that my timing of the visit was BAD. It turned out that the day I visited was the SAME day that area schools were having a field trip to the...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are originally from Cleveland. Each year we visit family and go to a new museum and an Indians game. This year it was the Science Center. For me, it was just OK. The LEGO exhibit was the highlight, ironically at this...More

Thank BryronDragon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learn of our space exploration achievements, interactive science exhibits, talk to science experts. Let the kids (and you) experience interactive science up close. Be sure to check their website for the current special exhibit -- like the Lego Exhibit going on this summer.

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boys love the Great Lakes science center! we drive 30 minutes to go up there. view of the beautiful scenery of Lake Erie, the steamship, we enjoy all of the movies in the theater, they change all the time. There are so many activities...More

Thank energizermommie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And my husband did, too. There was SO much to see and do here, it was great to let the kids have this hands on experience. They are 16 and 11, and they really enjoyed everything there was to do. We had no idea this...More

Thank DeeInNY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Man is there just a TON to do here for the kids!!! Everything is hands on, touching and getting involved. They were excited and learning about science and didn't even realize it was science... or educational! That's the best kind of learning IMO. The Build...More

Thank Amy M
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Demetruis H
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Response from JTTsports | Reviewed this property |
$15 and well worth it
20 October 2016|
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Response from Larry F | Reviewed this property |
Basic Museum 2 1/2 hours Polymer Playhouse area for children under 7 - 1 hour Traveling exhibit, usually included if available, 1/2 to 1 hour- sometime additional charge as when Titanic exhibit was there Dome theater (2... More
25 May 2016|
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Response from Laura F | Reviewed this property |
I think the museum can be enjoyed by children and adults. We went to the aquarium and it's small so after that we visited this museum. The time to see the exhibits depends, but I would say 2 or 3 hours in a slow pace.