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Greater Cleveland Aquarium

2000 Sycamore Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
216-862-8803
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Ranked #52 of 83 Attractions in Cleveland
Type: Aquariums
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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

doenst worth the pricy tickets. less than 35 minutes and you'll go through everything. we were disappointed. I've seen better than this aquarium. wouldn't go again

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Let me start by saying I have a 15 month old son. A little odd there were no street signs or directions. When we parked we paid $6, not the advertised $5... not a big deal I suppose... $19.something for entry per person, kids under 2 are free good amount of fish tanks, local fish, tropical fish, an octopus, jelly... More

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Mansfield, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Spent the day with my 8 year old grandson. It was affordable. There were many hands-on exhibits to keep him interested. There was plenty of parking. The view of Cleveland's lakefront is visible which is always nice to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Many reviewers have commented that this aquarium is not big and that therefore it is not worthwhile. This is a misconception! It was lovely! It took us about an hour to tour it, which was fine. The GCA used the original brick powerhouse in the Flats neighborhood of Cleveland. The tanks and exhibits make clever use of the space. The... More

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Rocky River, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It is definitely not worth the money they were charging for admittance. We took our 3 granddaughters and it took us less than 45 minutes to go through the entire place. Was highly disappointed to say the least. I was at the aquarium in Chattanooga, Tn years ago and at that time would put this to shame. Would not go... More

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Toronto, Canada
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54 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It's a bit expensive for a fairly small aquarium but it is nicely done. Myy kids enjoyed it and we spent a coupe of fu ours there. The shark tank was the best part and where we spent most of the time.

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College Station
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Cleveland Aquarium is fairly new, and relatively small. But our kids had a great time. They watched the sharks forever. The walk-through tunnel allowed for viewing from different perspectives. I was surprised at how many sharks they have there. The stingray touch pool is huge. The kids did not have to wait to get to it. As a bonus... More

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East Lansing, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Relatively small, took less than an hour to walk through, might take longer with kids. Seemed expensive for the time I stayed. Stingray touch-tank fun for kids. I was disappointed because the aquarium advertises a promotion where you can save $4 on your aquarium ticket with your Lolly the Trolley tour ticket (that tour starts at the same building). The... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This aquarium was very quaint, but not at all worth the price. We were able to see all of the exhibits in under and hour, and that included stopping for a good while at the shark exhibit. I really thought there would be more to it.

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12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This aquarium is small. We think it's a little over priced for the overall size and exhibits. We managed to show up just in time for the shark feeding and that was cool to watch.

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