Greater Cleveland Aquarium Cleveland

Where is it at?

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Greater Cleveland Aquarium
2000 Sycamore Street
Tel: 855.602.3040


The aquarium is located off the 2 or 20 in Cleveland. Parking is $3 weekdays and $5 weekends.

Where are we going today?

Greater Cleveland Aquarium is the perfect place for kids to explore the incredible creatures we have under the ocean - without getting wet!

There are a number of interactive programs for the kids, including diving with the sharks! 

Everyday there are different events, so make sure you check the schedule on the day that you arrive. Stingray feeding, shark feeding - and even watching SCUBA divers in the shark tank! Could you summon up the courage to do that!?

Kids can also get involved in the interactive programs that the Greater Cleveland Aquarium offer. They can be an Aquarist for the day and understand first hand how the staff care for the creatures there.

They can see the fish feeding from the top of their 230,000 gallon exhibit, or even get creative and be a part of the private painting sessions where they can help stingrays paint! How cool is that! 

Ever gone to sleep watching the creatures of the ocean? You can explore the museum after hours and actually sleep inside the aquarium! Of course, if you can't sleep - you can always count fish!

There are creatures from all over the world at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium - from the depths of South America to right across to Africa and Fiji! 

The aquarium is a great way for kids to really see these wonderful creatures up close, and to learn about the ocean and how important it is for it to be protected. They can also be introduced creatures they might never have seen before! A fascinating day out perfect for the whole family!

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$19,95 (over 13)
  • Children$13.95 (Ages 2 - 12)
  • Free Under: 2 (and over 100!)

When can we go?

10am - 5pm

7 days a week, but closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Teachers corner

There are so many reasons why it's a great place for students! They offer educational and exciting programs, which are grade level appropriate. They also offer homeschool family programs, and youth group programs. .

I'm Hungry!

Unfortunately you can't bring your own food and drinks into the aquarium.

The Nautica Cafe is on the 2nd floor and is a great place to fill those rumbling stomachs! .

Need a little extra help?

The aquarium is completely wheelchair accessible, and there are wheelchairs to rent on a first come first serve basis. .

Baby Facilities

You are more than welcome to bring strollers!.

Can I get one of those?

Make sure you spend time in the gift shop which have plush toys, shirts and so many more souvenirs for you to take home! .

More information

Check out the annual passes as they can offer great discounts and free parking, among other perks! .

What people are saying?

  • "Super expensive"

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    This is not a good place to go!!!! Its way too expensive for what is there to see and do!!! Just because of the price I choose not to go!

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