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Greater Cleveland Aquarium

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Address: 2000 Sycamore Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone Number: 216-862-8803
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The Greater Cleveland Aquarium energizes curiosity by passionately...

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.

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Fun place for kids

Great place to take the kids. Sharks, sea horses, star fish, sting rays, and more. The touch area is always the best. Walking through the tunnels and watching the fish swim by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Jamestown, New York
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice way to spend a morning. Nice variety of species in different habitats. The fish in each tank are nicely identified on signage. The sting ray touch tank is a lot of fun. At the end is the shark tunnel. I typically walk through at least twice to see if anything new is moving around.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to take the kids. Sharks, sea horses, star fish, sting rays, and more. The touch area is always the best. Walking through the tunnels and watching the fish swim by is awesome.

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Thank babybuys
Lakewood, Ohio
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A happy Father's Day outing! The aquarium is a little expenses very for what it is. If there were no sharks then it would have felt like a big let down. All in all it was interesting

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Thank Kim44107
Greenfield, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very small aquarium, but it has a good variety of fish and other aquatic creatures. It is a bit expensive but was still a fun time.

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Thank Ruth B
Amherst, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The people are marvelously friendly and the sights are quite interesting. I've heard they are expanding and that would be good, but I still enjoy each time we go and we've been with grandkids three times now. It is a wee bit pricey, but am thrilled that we have one and hope to see it get larger.

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Thank IrishRover777
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really cool place to visit. We especially liked the tunnel where it is as if you are walking under water.

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Thank Robert S
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cleveland Aquarium is a nice place to visit. A good place to go if its a rainy day. The usual exhibits with the usual fish you see.

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Thank Joe K
Athens, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fairly large aquarium with a nice variety. The shark tank is really cool as you can walk underneath it with sharks swimming over you. They also have staff that can do guided tours, which may be a cool option for children. Look for flyers at hotels - can get a substantial discount for tickets.

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Thank Rakda_112233
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If in Cleveland rarely or a local, this is a must stop. The Aquarium is modern and has a wide variety of specimens and community tanks that are educational and visual. Wildlife is well cared for.

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Thank Doc J
Watertown, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the aquarium is small compared to some others I have seen but well worth the stop. it is well kept with some great fish and activities for the whole family

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