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Great Lakes Science Center

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Address: 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114-1021
Phone Number: 216 694 2000
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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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Family had a great time

We went here during the weekend of the air show and the whole family had a wonderful time. We only saw about half he museum, so we will most definitely be back again soon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Scott S
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Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some of the exhibits were a bit worn or even non-functional. (I visited this venue years ago and time has taken a toll on the exhibits). I was puzzled on why the NASA Spaceflight exhibit made no mention of the father of rocket science: Wernher von Braun. We did catch one of featured films at the Omnimax theater which was... More 

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Broomall, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first time My husband and I have been to a museum together, it's not usually our thing, and this was a total blast! We had a great time, and our 8 month old was entertained too.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here during the weekend of the air show and the whole family had a wonderful time. We only saw about half he museum, so we will most definitely be back again soon.

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Thank Scott S
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an amazing science center and perfect for children, teens and adults. We truly enjoyed the rubik's cube and the NASA exhibits. Sadly we got there with one hour to closing so could not do much else.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful display of NASA memorabilia. Kids loved the hands on sports area, musical instruments and cyclones. Next door to Rock and Roll hall of fame. Food choices are a little better and cheaper than RnR. This center participates in reciprocal membership so we got in free with our local science center membership (not including Mathers boat and IMAX).

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My nephews visited from IL. They are 17 and 13 and they really enjoyed the exhibits. We also went to the IMAX and I enjoyed a nap while they were amazed - best of both worlds. I was a little disappointed that many of the exhibits on the second floor were broken though. All in all a good time for... More 

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Youngstown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family had a great time exploring the science center. They especially liked the Sports Arena Exhibit including the baseball pitch, ten meter run, rowing, and green screen games. There were plenty of attractions for younger and older kids to experience. It was very reasonably priced as well. I would recommend visiting if you have the opportunity.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sort of a typical science center, aimed mostly at school-aged kids, but there is plenty for adults, too. Really enjoyed the NASA area. There are good interactive exhibits for young and old.

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Okemos, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great time for our four year old son. We were there to see a demonstration on bubbles, made a rocket that got lodged into the ceiling, raced an Olympic runner, and sat in a space capsule. Perfect for younger kids. Also appeared to have an educational center for older kids, so it's suitable for everyone.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our grandchildren here for the day and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at the many interactive, hands-on exhibits for biology, physics and space. Ate a good lunch there and then spent most of the afternoon exploring. So much to see, learn and do. Convenient parking garage attached to the museum. Great views of the lakeside, marina and park areas. Next to... More 

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