Lake Erie Nature and Science Centre

Bay Village, OH

Where are we going?

Lake Erie Nature and Science Centre
28728 Wolf Rd
Bay Village
OH 44140

440 871 2900

What is there to do?

Learn about nature through the Lake Erie Nature and Science Centre. It's here you can really immerse yourselves in the wonders of nature, beautiful wildlife, and yes, even space!

Intrigued? We will get to that soon, but first, let's explore what you can experience within the nature center. 

The indoor and outdoor animal exhibits give kids and families an opportunity to learn about the native wildlife in the area, AND see them up close!

You can meet the red foxes, or see the iconic bald eagles! There are great horned owls, and even more magnificent creatures waiting to meet you.

The admission is free, but donations do go towards the care of the animals, so with your visit you can feel like you are part of their rehabilitation!

The Lake Eerie Nature and Science Center are home to the ONLY wildlife rehabilitation facility in Cuyohoga County, with them taking in over 1,400 ill and injured animals each year.

An invaluable lesson in conservation and animal care for the kids they won't ever forget!

And yes, we mentioned space, and space there is! Well, a planetarium to be exact. It's here space and science are made fun for all ages.  

They also feature a professional level planetarium with sessions ranging from Twinkle Tots (for toddlers) up to summer space camps. Just check online the sessions for the public shows!

Wildlife, space exploration, nature and so much more at this popular nature center. It's a WILD day out in Ohio!

How much does it cost?

Adults: Free but donations encouraged!


Need a little extra help?

They are wheelchair friendly!


When can we go?

Open 9am - 4pm 7 days a week

Year round, but closed major holidays. Check online for specifics


Any top tips?

Check online the times of the planetarium shows so you can't miss out! They might change if there are field trips planned - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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