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Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Features Animals
1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106-1701
+1 216-231-4600
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We had an amazing time!

The staff was very friendly & helpful! I had a leg injury so when we asked for a wheelchair they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doylestown, Ohio
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Up to Date interesting Museum

Really nice exhibits. Explanations are easy to read and informative. Children and adults were all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henderson, Nevada
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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 - 5:00 PM
1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106-1701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly & helpful! I had a leg injury so when we asked for a wheelchair they accommodated very quickly so that was very kind. My husband & I had an amazing time with everything this place had to offer! We spent...More

Thank iparker5611
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice exhibits. Explanations are easy to read and informative. Children and adults were all having a good time Go to the outside animal exhibits and enjoy. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank Artieg419
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our scientist daughter told us about the women in science exhibit there now, and this Saturday featured their staff ornithologist. My husband is a birder, and he enjoyed talking birds with her. Adjacent was a big exhibit Creatures of Light about florescent and bioluminescent species,...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always looking for something to do when the kids are in town for the Holidays and the Museum didn’t disappoint. We hadn’t been there in years and were very impressed with the displays and information. Our 6 year old Grandkids loved it, especially talking to...More

Thank kahignett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I take my daughter here twice a month in the summer time. She loves it so much and now that they have the animals outside it adds to the fun. The muesum always has hands on art fot the children to do. I always love...More

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum was well put together, with great looking displays. We were there on a Saturday (not sure if it's every day or not) and there were several hands-on activities set up for kids. The outdoor space is not large but is well designed, packing...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 15 October 2017 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 11 October 2017

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 11 October 2017

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 10 October 2017

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

Thank jgieske
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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.