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Great Lakes Science Center

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Address: 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone Number: 216 694 2000
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Kids, take note: hundreds of hands-on experiments and cool activities...
Kids, take note: hundreds of hands-on experiments and cool activities - science has never been so much fun!
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Good diversion for a rainy day

Nice family-friendly all-weather experience with very good exhibits and activities. Materials from the NASA Lewis Research Center were especially interesting. If you need to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nice family-friendly all-weather experience with very good exhibits and activities. Materials from the NASA Lewis Research Center were especially interesting. If you need to find a kid-friendly diversion for a rainy day, this is a good one!

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Welland, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had a great time at the Science Center, and the NASA center. Everyone in our group from Grandparents to Children, 12, 10, & 6 had a fun time trying out all the different experiments. I really liked how hands on all of the activities were without too much for the kids to read or understand. The center was clean,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I took my niece and nephew ages 16 & 11 just last week to Cleveland's Great Lakes Science Center. We all enjoyed the numerous and different types of exhibitions and sites to explore and "play" with throughout the building. We found there were many different types of things to explore. The added "Rubix Cube" exhibtion was a great plus to... More 

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Beachwood, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Family visit - grandmother, adult daughter and 4 children ages 2 to 9. They were all thrilled with each area. Hands on activities galore. Didn't visit the Omnimax or Mather. Wonderful views of Lake Erie. Spent a solid hour in the Rubiks Cube exhibit. Ate lunch there. Food pretty good and (as expected) overpriced. Garage parking. Admission and parking make... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We could have stayed much longer ~ my kids (12, 14, 17) thoroughly enjoyed themselves and hated to leave. Enough variety and opportunities for interaction to appeal to every child.

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Orchard Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We loved the Imax movie, enjoyed the tour of the ship, but the best part of the museum was the top floor of the museum which had all of the hands on experiments. My 26 and 20 year old sons were trying out all of the stations along with the 6 and 8 year olds and had a great time!

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

There's a lot to like about GLSC: the hands-on "Cleveland Creates" section where kids get to make their own parachutes, paper rockets, light sculptures, and more; a fun interactive gallery of math and science phenomena (echo chamber, a toy tornado, etc); a "Big Science" show which involves liquid nitrogen to my surprise (definitely in the kids-don't-try-this-at-home mix), and more. If... More 

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Unionville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I went with my 3 kids, a boy aged 11, a girl aged 11, and my oldest son aged 16. My 11 year olds are probably more mature than your average 11 year old and my 16 year old was worried that it was going to be "too young" for him. But - they ALL loved it! Even my 16... More 

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My 13 year old son really enjoyed this place. I am not interested in touching things that make noise and that have been touched by 1000s before me, but the kids all around really seemed to enjoy it. My son tried everything and spent a lot of time reading the info about the exhibits and trying them all out. It... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is an awesome place to take kids of all ages. There is something for everyone to see and lots of interactive exhibits!

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