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Greater Cleveland Aquarium

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Address: 2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113-2347
Phone Number: 216-862-8803
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Beautiful aquarium

It is a little hike to walk from downtown and there is not much else in the area but worth the trip. There are many rescue animals and a knowledgeable staff that loves what they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Kristin C
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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A little off the beaten path. We walked from 9th St. Good experience staff very knowledgeable Good displays clean . There could be more signs to locate

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a little hike to walk from downtown and there is not much else in the area but worth the trip. There are many rescue animals and a knowledgeable staff that loves what they do. There are diver shows and you can put your hand in the big pool of rays to touch them. I hope this aquarium gets... More 

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Thank Kristin C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While expensive ($80+ for a family of five!) it was a fun little afternoon. Our kids (7, 5 and 3) had fun touching the turtles, sting rays and shrimp. The shark exhibit was amazing. The facility was smaller than we thought it would be, but the quality of the exhibits and variety of animals was great. I gave it four... More 

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Thank Adam D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was the best part of visiting Cleveland We truly enjoyed this place. It was well worth it and will do it again the next time we are in the area

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Thank Penelope H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our son to see the aquarium because all things Aquanauts are gold right now. Unless you pay up front for a membership and visit often, it can be pricey to come here. It's a bit small, though the staff is friendly. Taking time would make it well worth it, however there really is only so much to do... More 

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424 Newport Rd, Wampum, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This aquarium has one of the nicest layouts and is very clean and gives you a close up view of sea life! It is located in an old warehouse building in the flats and is a nice addition to a boat ride on the Nautica Queen. They share the same parking lot. It is also friendly to those in wheel... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My ten year old daughter LOVES the aquarium. We have a membership so we visit frequently. If you take your time and explore all of the exhibits you can easily spend a full afternoon here. At the center of the facility is a large interactive space containing a touch tank w/ sting rays and sharks. You can pet the stingrays... More 

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Mission, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was just awesome. My Wife and I enjoyed the sharks and its show. Friendly staff and a fair fee. We are definitely coming back.

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 21 year old and my 11 year old here. Both had a great time. They especially enjoyed touching the stingrays as they swam by!

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Thank Switz71
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The price was about $20 to go through the aquarium which is actually pretty good compared to other places well worth the price.

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