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Greater Cleveland Aquarium

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2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113-2347
+1 216-862-8803
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Pretty good aquarium. We were recently at the Clearwater Beach Aquarium, and I would say if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James282988
via mobile
Shark visit

We took a day trip to Cleveland. They have a wide range of aquatic displays. The shark tunnel was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ManateeCathy
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Tonawanda, New York
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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.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“touch tank” (55 reviews)
“shark tunnel” (41 reviews)
“power plant” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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2000 Sycamore St, Cleveland, OH 44113-2347
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+1 216-862-8803
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"touch tank"
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"shark tunnel"
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"power plant"
in 27 reviews
"nice aquarium"
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"sea creatures"
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"feed the stingrays"
in 9 reviews
"glass tunnel"
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"old building"
in 24 reviews
"nice visit"
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"answer questions"
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"second floor"
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"cleveland area"
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"tortoises"
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"powerhouse"
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"dives"
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"starfish"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good aquarium. We were recently at the Clearwater Beach Aquarium, and I would say if you take the dolphins away from Clearwater, then Cleveland’s is better. Saying that, It’s a little overpriced. We were done in about an hour, so we went through again....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a day trip to Cleveland. They have a wide range of aquatic displays. The shark tunnel was cool. There happen to be a school group in there so we learned a lot about sharks. We also watched the dive show, it was informative....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent $70 and were there less than and hour. It was dim and uninviting. Many exhibits were closed due to construction. It is way too expensive considering how small it is and the limited exhibits. May favorite were the tortoises.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on a Friday 11am. $3 to park ; parking lot is in front of building. Several school buses here but crowd moving well. Fish exhibits extremely well done. Turtle exhibit nice. You can touch them. Plenty of places to sit if u...More

Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

45 mins to 1 hour and you're done. No shows of any kind, just walking by various tanks. Shark tunnel was nice though. Teenagers and adults were bored. Young kids had fun

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take a trip to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium with our 4 year old. We spend a little over 2 hours looking at all of the exhibits and displays. I like how they had everything set up to view around each area. It...More

Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we went because of the Dory octopus. I was expecting it to be grander. Spent just over an hour, not much to see. The shark tube was the best part.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved all of our visit, but especially the shark tunnel and sting rays. The kids and adults alike enjoyed watching the shark feeding and the scuba divers cleaning the tanks. The workers were all very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Julie W
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Sam F, Communications at Greater Cleveland Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with others. Always glad to hear good things about our staff!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I have been to few different aquariums lately and this one is by far the best. I loved walking around the old converted power plant. It was amazing to see!

Thank Walt R
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Sam F, Communications at Greater Cleveland Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for visiting! Very happy to hear you appreciated the architecture and the way we re-purposed a historic building.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to go with your little ones. The aquarium have a lot of kinds of fishes and turtles. And it is warm, what is nice in a place like Cleveland in the winter kkkk

Thank Juliana R
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Diane H
4 April 2018|
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Response from Tami B | Property representative |
We do not have lockers, but we have coat racks at our entrance.
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Anitathom
24 April 2016|
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Response from dcscake | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you pay at the door and for parking $5.00. enjoy
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Hannah B
2 January 2015|
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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.
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