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Great Lakes Science Center

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Address: 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
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+1 216-694-2000
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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The center is interesting for all ages, but if you have school age children they will have a blast!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 15, 2016
Chancellor, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely make time to explore the Science Center. You will need a few hours to get it all in. It is next door to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame so plan a full day at these two. We had a private event at the Science Center it was great! The staff was wonderful and made our event go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great fun and learned a lot. Beautiful location and a lovely area to walk and sight see. Cleveland is a very well kept secret!

Thank Suzanne O
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

our grandchildren have enjoyed many interactive exhibits at this beautiful facility located at Cleveland's inner harbor. also a few of the IMAX films. it also has beautiful views of the inner harbor especially in summer.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Great Lakes Science Center with a group of 11-12 year old boys who were traveling together for a hockey tournament. Much to the delight of the team parents, the boys were all fully engaged in their afternoon at the Science Center. There were so many hands on and interactive activities, interesting exhibits - and the views of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my wife and it had some interesting things but nothing that would make me want to go again. Would be a great thing to take kids to do but for adults its a little boring after the first 20 minutes.

Thank Jonathan S
Chancellor, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The center is interesting for all ages, but if you have school age children they will have a blast!!

Thank wonderbreadcoin
Cleveland, Ohio
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107 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

We have a yearly admission to the science center and both myself, wife and grandsons love the place. Plenty of things for the boys to do, from baseball radar throwing to ball pit to outside water area. And they do all of this as a teaching tool, great idea. We have spent hours at the place and each time there... More 

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Lafayette, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

My husband loves space and it was next door to the hall of fame so we went. The NASA exhibit was very interesting and worth the trip. It is a great place to bring kids a lot of hands on exhibits which we had fun with. Saw a movie in the dome it was wonderful.

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Benicia, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

A science museum w/NASA space & geology exhibits right next door to Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame so it's convenient to see both these together if visiting Cleveland. Share same parking garage along waterfront. Restrooms inside museum, must pay to park. Think only food was IMAX theater popcorn if open, otherwise Rock N' Roll hall of fame next door... More 

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Dickinson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Great for people of all ages. Me and my 11-year-old daughter spent three hours there and it seem like we were there for 10 minutes. Could go back again and again.

Thank tlhurd

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