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Great Lakes Science Center

601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114-1021
+1 216-694-2000
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John Glenn!

If you don't like NASA you will fall in love with it here. Lots of John Glenn era items. Cleveland... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
via mobile
Not that exciting

We took the kids here and were not that impressed. Half the exhibits were broken and did not work... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Columbus, Ohio
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Kids, take note: hundreds of hands-on experiments and cool activities - science has never been so much fun!
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114-1021
+1 216-694-2000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you don't like NASA you will fall in love with it here. Lots of John Glenn era items. Cleveland Clinic Dome! Nice theater!

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the kids here and were not that impressed. Half the exhibits were broken and did not work. Prices were not too bad but not great for what you get.

Thank APowell125
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of hands on stuff for kids to try, if your kids are into it. They had special demonstrations where they blew up a watermelon (it was July 4th). Build your own paper rocket.

Thank misterjohnny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited while in Cleveland for a concert. Much to our delight it is located right next to the football stadium. This is where you invest in your local science center. Our family has a membership to COSI in Columbus and the Great Lakes Science...More

Thank TheGambianRPCV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for the kids to spend the day and also learn some about science. The NASA Glenn Visitor Center is a great one. They also enjoy the BioMedTech exhibition.

Thank mctoronto33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Lakes Science Center on the lake in downtown Cleveland is an EXCELLENT venue. The whole family will enjoy the hands on activities and displays! Parking is pricey but it is downtown and it is a covered garage. Take your ticket with you and pay...More

Thank snapkpop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having always been a science buff, naturally I liked the place. However, I must add that my timing of the visit was BAD. It turned out that the day I visited was the SAME day that area schools were having a field trip to the...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are originally from Cleveland. Each year we visit family and go to a new museum and an Indians game. This year it was the Science Center. For me, it was just OK. The LEGO exhibit was the highlight, ironically at this...More

Thank BryronDragon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learn of our space exploration achievements, interactive science exhibits, talk to science experts. Let the kids (and you) experience interactive science up close. Be sure to check their website for the current special exhibit -- like the Lego Exhibit going on this summer.

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boys love the Great Lakes science center! we drive 30 minutes to go up there. view of the beautiful scenery of Lake Erie, the steamship, we enjoy all of the movies in the theater, they change all the time. There are so many activities...More

Thank energizermommie
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Demetruis H
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Response from JTTsports | Reviewed this property |
$15 and well worth it
19 October 2016|
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Response from Larry F | Reviewed this property |
Basic Museum 2 1/2 hours Polymer Playhouse area for children under 7 - 1 hour Traveling exhibit, usually included if available, 1/2 to 1 hour- sometime additional charge as when Titanic exhibit was there Dome theater (2... More
24 May 2016|
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Response from Laura F | Reviewed this property |
I think the museum can be enjoyed by children and adults. We went to the aquarium and it's small so after that we visited this museum. The time to see the exhibits depends, but I would say 2 or 3 hours in a slow pace.