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Greater Cleveland Aquarium


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2000 Sycamore St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
United States

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Call: 216-862-8803


Greater Cleveland Aquarium


(??.? miles from you)

2000 Sycamore St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Located on the western edge of downtown Cleveland, The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is just steps away from the Cuyahoga River. Distressed brick walls, exposed ductwork and reimagined coal chutes juxtapose Northeast Ohi

Be transported by the immersive galleries and go from local waterways to faraway oceans. Many exhibits are freestanding and offer 180- to 360-degree views perfect for little ones. Highlights include the chance to touch stingrays in an 11,000-gallon touchpool, or walk-in 175-foot underwater seatube through a 230,000-gallon shark exhibit. 

Throughout the day, see scuba divers at work, exhibit feedings and pop-up outreach animal encounters. If you can’t visit, the Aquarium offers live and interactive Educator-led online programming. 

If your family would enjoy seeing a sea star’s tiny tube feet in action, watching a garden eel retreat into its burrow, counting the suckers on the arm of an octopus or examining the toothy grin of a sandtiger shark gliding overhead, take a closer look at Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Nature. It’s a curious thing.

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Why You Should Go...

Located on the western edge of downtown Cleveland, The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is just steps away from the Cuyahoga River. Distressed brick walls, exposed ductwork and reimagined coal chutes juxtapose Northeast Ohio industrial past with the Aquarium’s conservation focus.

Be transported by the immersive galleries and go from local waterways to faraway oceans. Many exhibits are freestanding and offer 180- to 360-degree views perfect for little ones. Highlights include the chance to touch stingrays in an 11,000-gallon touchpool, or walk-in 175-foot underwater seatube through a 230,000-gallon shark exhibit. 

Throughout the day, see scuba divers at work, exhibit feedings and pop-up outreach animal encounters. If you can’t visit, the Aquarium offers live and interactive Educator-led online programming. 

If your family would enjoy seeing a sea star’s tiny tube feet in action, watching a garden eel retreat into its burrow, counting the suckers on the arm of an octopus or examining the toothy grin of a sandtiger shark gliding overhead, take a closer look at Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Nature. It’s a curious thing.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Today. Opens Tue

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

10:00am - 4:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, Discover, Debit

Discounts: Children, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Paid On-site, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Gift Shop

Extra Fun...

Insider Info

The Aquarium is open daily with limited capacity and advance tickets. Guests must secure at timed entry by visiting the "Plan Your Visit" tab on the website or by calling 216.862.8803.

With 3,000 animals representing more than 300 species, the Aquarium features both Northeast Ohio freshwater animals and saltwater fish from around the globe.

For the animals' comfort and safety, no flash photography is allowed. Flash-free pictures and selfies are more than welcome.

Fun Facts

Did you know pockets of bacteria give flashlight fish their glow? That male seahorses give birth? Or that a poison dart frog’s diet is what makes it toxic?

The first time the Aquarium filled its 230,000-gallon shark exhibit, it took 12 hours.

The spotted turtle is a threatened species in Northeast Ohio. Through its nonprofit Splash Fund, the Aquarium is working with partners across the region to help boost its numbers in the wild.

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Why You Should Go...

Located on the western edge of downtown Cleveland, The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is just steps away from the Cuyahoga River. Distressed brick walls, exposed ductwork and reimagined coal chutes juxtapose Northeast Ohio industrial past with the Aquarium’s conservation focus.

Be transported by the immersive galleries and go from local waterways to faraway oceans. Many exhibits are freestanding and offer 180- to 360-degree views perfect for little ones. Highlights include the chance to touch stingrays in an 11,000-gallon touchpool, or walk-in 175-foot underwater seatube through a 230,000-gallon shark exhibit. 

Throughout the day, see scuba divers at work, exhibit feedings and pop-up outreach animal encounters. If you can’t visit, the Aquarium offers live and interactive Educator-led online programming. 

If your family would enjoy seeing a sea star’s tiny tube feet in action, watching a garden eel retreat into its burrow, counting the suckers on the arm of an octopus or examining the toothy grin of a sandtiger shark gliding overhead, take a closer look at Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Nature. It’s a curious thing.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: Closed Today. Opens Tue 10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, Discover, Debit

Discounts: Children, Groups

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Paid On-site, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Gift Shop

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    Greater Cleveland Aquarium

    Fantastic Finn’s Golden Ticket Giveaway
    Unwrap an aquatic adventure unlike any other with Fantastic Finn’s Golden Ticket Giveaway. Annual Pass purchases will include entry to win Finn’s Golden Ticket! Win an Annual Pass, a gift certificate for a Family Annual Pass to give to a friend, 10 guest admission tickets, a $50 gift shop gift card, and a VIP tour with a team member before or after hours. VIP tour eligible for you and up to 7 guests and the date and time must be agreed upon between the winner and the Greater Cleveland Aquarium.

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Insider Info

The Aquarium is open daily with limited capacity and advance tickets. Guests must secure at timed entry by visiting the "Plan Your Visit" tab on the website or by calling 216.862.8803.

With 3,000 animals representing more than 300 species, the Aquarium features both Northeast Ohio freshwater animals and saltwater fish from around the globe.

For the animals' comfort and safety, no flash photography is allowed. Flash-free pictures and selfies are more than welcome.

Fun Facts

Did you know pockets of bacteria give flashlight fish their glow? That male seahorses give birth? Or that a poison dart frog’s diet is what makes it toxic?

The first time the Aquarium filled its 230,000-gallon shark exhibit, it took 12 hours.

The spotted turtle is a threatened species in Northeast Ohio. Through its nonprofit Splash Fund, the Aquarium is working with partners across the region to help boost its numbers in the wild.

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