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Great Lakes Science Center

601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114-1021
+1 216-694-2000
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Needs upgrades

We really enjoyed our visit but the exhibits seemed pretty rundown. They need to add some new... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
damnlizards
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Ohio, USA
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Terrific for the kids

We have been to many science centers with our membership program, but this one stands out with its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judy M
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Passaic, New Jersey
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Kids, take note: hundreds of hands-on experiments and cool activities - science has never been so much fun!
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (55 reviews)
“nasa exhibit” (21 reviews)
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601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114-1021
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+1 216-694-2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit but the exhibits seemed pretty rundown. They need to add some new exhibits, expand the shop, basically a remodel. It was fun, but could be much better.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to many science centers with our membership program, but this one stands out with its many age appropriate activities and exhibits for my children.

Thank Judy M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my adult kids who still like to be young kids. It would be a great place if you have smaller kids.

Thank Stephen D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Thursday and the ship was closed (which is what we wanted to see). We thought there would be exhibits for adults. Other than the space capsule at the entrance, 100% of the interactive exhibits and other exhibits are for children. Unless...More

1  Thank Sally B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take our niece here and she had a blast! It was fun for the three of us just trying out the different interactive stations. We spent about 2 and half hours here, we did not see any imax shows just enjoyed the...More

Thank Megan H
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

My daughter, my grandson and I went to the Great Lakes Science Center yesterday when it was free. It seemed there were more people there then they could hold. It was difficult to see an exhibit let alone get up close to it to actually...More

Thank Umpiredms1
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We were looking for some thing to do at around 1pm on a Saturday and chose to go see a short film at the IMAX in the science center. We saw AMAZON and really enjoyed the show and the comfort of the theater.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We went in January 2018. The museum was very nice. We spent about 5 hours there and saw everything. They do shows for the kids that were very fun. We made ice cream in one of the shows. My kids are 6 and 10. Younger...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Looked for things to do when the weather is 10F for our visiting 2-yr old grandson. He loved the kids room with special ball pit, building giant marble maze, gear wall. Also loved the temporary train attraction with riding train. Could have spent the whole...More

1  Thank 653tomt
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We enjoyed the Science Center. There is a lot more for younger children. Our son is 13 and enjoyed it but there's way more for the little ones.

1  Thank Ann R
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We went on a day there was a huge event and marathon. Parking was near impossible to find.
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$15 and well worth it
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bethiebach
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
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