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Greater Cleveland Aquarium

#26 of 187 things to do in Cleveland Features Animals
2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113-2347
+1 216-862-8803
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Ehh small but awesome sharks tunnel.

The shark tunnel was awesome but other than that there didn't seem to be much to look at. If you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Columbus, Ohio
via mobile
Small, but well done.

Well done small aquarium, with plenty of fresh and salt water fish. The shark tube was awesome. A... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Charissa W
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The Greater Cleveland Aquarium energizes curiosity by passionately educating and entertaining about aquatic life and conservation. Set in a powerhouse built in 1892, see an octopus, touch stingrays, meet African tortoises, discover seahorses and jellies in more than 50 exhibits. Don't miss the 170-foot SeaTube, surrounding guests with sharks, eels, fish and rays.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113-2347
+1 216-862-8803
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The shark tunnel was awesome but other than that there didn't seem to be much to look at. If you have a chance to visit a bigger aquarium in another city that would be better. I saw the review that this place is in a...More

Thank lovesanimals9
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well done small aquarium, with plenty of fresh and salt water fish. The shark tube was awesome. A little disappointed with shark feeding, as I think the sharks are probably well fed. The stingray feeding was pretty cool. Really enjoyed learning about Ohio's natural fishl,...More

Thank Charissa W
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Very glad to hear you had a great educational experience. Thank you for noticing our partnerships. We appreciate your visit and your comments. You're right. In the wild, the sharks might eat once a week. At the Aquarium, we pole feed our sharks three times...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was a complete waste of time and money. Not only is it in a terrible area, there really isn't much to see. In fact, it's like going into an warehouse and seeing a salt water tank on one side and a fresh water...More

Thank Chrissie V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium has some great displays and is in a cool old building. The price is a bit much but what you get is very well done.

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our last day in town and I wish we would have did the zoo instead. This is they smallest aquarium I've ever been in! We paid $20 and we were done going through it in less than 45 minutes and that's...More

Thank tthomas7184
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area for a family visit and decided to visit the aquarium. We looked at the website first and it seemed to have many different exhibits along with a feeding of the sting rays. We planned our visit so that we could...More

1  Thank Blessedmimi911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought the aquarium was nice, but it was too expensive. It cost $80 for our family of 4 and we finished the aquarium in 45 minutes - and we were taking our time! I would give a higher score if it were a more...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have been into an aquarium this will be exactly the same. layout very similar, activities as in other places, etc. What makes this aquarium spectacular, and it is the reason what i went, is because it has a 30 meter tunnel where you...More

Thank Prospero G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took 3 grandchildren to Aquarium on Friday, July 28. Impressed with displays and interactive attractions for kids. Shark exhibit is excellent!

Thank Jeffhugus
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear you and your grandchildren had a great time. Appreciate your letting us know!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i use to take the family.it is now priced so high,the average family can't afford it.we liked this huge fish in it's own tank.my kids would hurry to see it.it is so sad now, as it died and is stuffed and hangs on a wall.many...More

Thank P8307TIjohnk
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

We understand that budget can be an issue for families and have actually lowered our prices since opening year. That said, there are discount days throughout the year and we hope you can take advantage of one of those opportunities. I do want to correct...More

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April 24, 2016|
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Response from dcscake | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you pay at the door and for parking $5.00. enjoy
Hannah B
January 1, 2015|
Response from Tami B | Property representative |
No, you can purchase tickets at the Aquarium's ticket counter or online; whatever is more convenient for you.