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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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So much fun.

I take my daughter here twice a month in the summer time. She loves it so much and now that they... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tiffany T
Olmsted Falls, Ohio
via mobile
Neat Museum Especially for Kids

This museum was well put together, with great looking displays. We were there on a Saturday (not... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anna R
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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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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“live animals” (39 reviews)
“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
+1 216-231-4600
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Reviewed 3 days 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 days 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
Reviewed 7 October 2017 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 5 October 2017

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 21 September 2017 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
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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.