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Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106-1701
+1 216-231-4600
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Great museum for kids

I went to this museum with my grandkids.There was lots of hands on activities for my older grandson... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
indpls ,in
via mobile
!!!! Drink with the Extinct !!!!

This is an awesome date night outing!!!!! My boyfriend and I just visited during their monthly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cleveland, Ohio
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This innovative museum carries out its mission to "help people discover and explore the natural world" through a series of displays involving everything from dinosaur bones to astrological equipment plus "Lucy," one of the oldest skeletons of humanity's earliest ancestors.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106-1701
+1 216-231-4600
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went to this museum with my grandkids.There was lots of hands on activities for my older grandson to do. Outside there were picnic tables to have lunch at. There also was an outdoor area with wildlife.

Thank temple574
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an awesome date night outing!!!!! My boyfriend and I just visited during their monthly "drink with the extinct" event and had so much fun! We only had a brief time to go see the outdoor exhibit with the wolves and birds of prey,...More

Thank judyblue_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my kids favorite places to go, and my husband and I really like it as adults as well. There is so much to explore especially if you have a dinosaur lover in your family. The new outside area with animals is...More

Thank GailLins
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with grandchildren. Great for 4+ yos. Many educational exhibits and lectures for the nature oriented family.

Thank jgieske
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum was clean, engaging, and stimulating for all of our children- 15,10, and 9. The kids said it was even better than the Natural History Museums in both London and D.C. in terms of things for them to do. The cafeteria was reasonably priced...More

Thank Kelsey L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW, best DINO EXHIBIT we have seen. There were numerous life size skeletal dinos and some plesiosaurs . If your kid is a Dino nut like mine is take him here. Beats the San Fran Natural History Exhibit. Loads of things to experience, great dioramas....More

Thank Aleta K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've lived in Ohio my whole life... first time visiting the natural history museum! What a great day! Lots of different areas to explore and my favorite part was seeing the animals outside!! I would go again! It's in a great location with other things...More

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is a place I would definitely visit again and again. First of all, by sheer size alone, you more than get your money's worth. There are so many exhibits and so much information and fun facts to absorb. There...More

Thank WinchestAckles
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

What an amazing time, amazing museum. I can't wait to go back and check out everything even more extensively

Thank Melissa V
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The recently renovated Cleveland Museum of Natural History requires an updated review - more enthusiastic than ever! With the addition of a live coyote 'sanctuary' and other live animal exhibits (love the otters!), beautiful dioramas, many hands-on activities throughout, and lots of kid-friendly food in...More

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29 March 2016|
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Response from bja1945 | Reviewed this property |
With out children about 2 hours, unless you are a real science buff.
30 November 2015|
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Response from Jack L | Reviewed this property |
All days should be good.