Greater Cleveland Aquarium, Cleveland

2.8
#5 of 19 in Parks in Cleveland
Pet a giant tortoise, feed a stingray, and walk through an underwater shark tunnel at Greater Cleveland Aquarium. You'll learn about local fish from nearby lakes as well as exotic sea life from around the world, like the giant Pacific octopus. Pet stingrays, baby sharks, and starfish in the designated areas of the aquarium and then check out the exhibits featuring reptiles and amphibians. Be sure to see shark feeding before you depart. Note that there is a fee to park in the aquarium's main lot. By using our Cleveland day trip planning tool , you can arrange your visit to Greater Cleveland Aquarium and other attractions in Cleveland.
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  • The Aquarium is relatively small, but some interesting facets. Everything looked somewhat improvised, what but not really detracted the joy about the colorful animals. Measured no more than 3 star can be given to the standard with other.
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  • I received free tickets from my employer. I would not pay the admission prices here. It's not worth it. It took maybe 45 minutes to make our way through. It would be a better idea to go to the Clevela...  more »
  • This aquarium was quite small and kinda expensive . But we always go to the aquarium with our kids and we enjoyed this one . The exhibits are small and don’t have a lot of information posted. It was s...  more »
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  • A beautiful and interesting place to visit. Great for the kids and adults alike. It's not the largest aquarium you'll ever visit, but good for a few hours of enjoyment. The quality and attention to detail they put into this place is quite impressive. Built right into the old Power House, the original structure still stands around you which is a very cool blend of old Cleveland industrial and new modern design. Parking is never an issue either which is a major plus for any downtown spot.
  • The aquariums were beautiful, clean and natural. It is also a very family friendly environment. My only complaint is a couple looked too small. That's all, otherwise it would have been 5 stars. I had a blast!
  • This place is an absolute jewel in the city period You have to go fun for people of all ages. Located right next to the docks of the Nautica Queen and the Pavilion Amphitheater it's not easy to find unless you know what to look for this place is a must for everyone in Cleveland the variety of fish and reptiles is impressive. The displays are well laid out. You will not be disappointed!
  • We took our daughter here for her first birthday on a Saturday afternoon. We were pleasantly surprised by how great it was, given the view from outside. The exhibits were clean and informative. The paths were wide and easily maneuvered, which is important when you have a stroller. It was crowded, but not so much that it was uncomfortable or hard to see things. The price is a little bit high compared to other similar places we've been, so we probably won't go as much as we would otherwise, but we will definitely go again.
  • Had a great day at the Aquarium! Very clean and amazing displays! Staff is very knowledgeable and kind. Lots of people inside but you still had room to move and see everuthing.. Best part... Getting to touch the sting rays.... Plenty of parking and food was great!
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