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Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Features Animals
1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106-1701
+1 216-231-4600
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A Bit Pricey if on a budget, but fantastic

Coming here with a small child, you can feel and see a sense of wonderment in their eyes the second... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum with our son, daughter in law and 2 young grandsons. This museum is for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This innovative museum carries out its mission to "help people discover and explore the natural world" through a series of displays involving everything from dinosaur bones to astrological equipment plus "Lucy," one of the oldest skeletons of humanity's earliest ancestors.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“live animals” (39 reviews)
“all ages” (46 reviews)
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1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106-1701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming here with a small child, you can feel and see a sense of wonderment in their eyes the second you walk through the doors. It is self-guided in a way, and stopping to really study and learn at all of the exhibits can take...More

Thank FourLugHero
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum with our son, daughter in law and 2 young grandsons. This museum is for persons of all ages. Really enjoyed the exhibits along with the planetarium which has a show for the younger age to get them interested in the stars,...More

Thank lmumaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the natural history museum mainly to see the new Perkins outdoor wildlife area. While walking through the area we were chagrined to see some of these poor animals cooped up when it would seem that they would be far better...More

Thank jerryr111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is a very great place to stop on a trip to Cleveland if you have three or more days to explore. It has something for people of all ages with a small discovery center for young children, rescue animals...More

Thank Terence M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice exhibits, especially the Native american , prehistoric animals, and a really great out side small zoo of animals of North America! Well worth the price of admission!

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The staff was very friendly & helpful! I had a leg injury so when we asked for a wheelchair they accommodated very quickly so that was very kind. My husband & I had an amazing time with everything this place had to offer! We spent...More

Thank iparker5611
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Really nice exhibits. Explanations are easy to read and informative. Children and adults were all having a good time Go to the outside animal exhibits and enjoy. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank Artieg419
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Our scientist daughter told us about the women in science exhibit there now, and this Saturday featured their staff ornithologist. My husband is a birder, and he enjoyed talking birds with her. Adjacent was a big exhibit Creatures of Light about florescent and bioluminescent species,...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Always looking for something to do when the kids are in town for the Holidays and the Museum didn’t disappoint. We hadn’t been there in years and were very impressed with the displays and information. Our 6 year old Grandkids loved it, especially talking to...More

Thank kahignett
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I take my daughter here twice a month in the summer time. She loves it so much and now that they have the animals outside it adds to the fun. The muesum always has hands on art fot the children to do. I always love...More

Thank Tiffany T
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29 March 2016|
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Response from bja1945 | Reviewed this property |
With out children about 2 hours, unless you are a real science buff.
1 December 2015|
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Response from Jack L | Reviewed this property |
All days should be good.