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Great Lakes Science Center

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Address: 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
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+1 216-694-2000
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Kids, take note: hundreds of hands-on experiments and cool activities -...

Kids, take note: hundreds of hands-on experiments and cool activities - science has never been so much fun!

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I have two boys ages 10 and 8. They both enjoyed the Great Lakes science center very much. There is a lot of interactive features that kids can do. There is quite a bit of space... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum was well worth the admission fee. It was great for all ages of our family (baby to adult!). We spent all day there and could have spent many more hours as well. I love variety of exhibits and how interactive everything is. The cafe is very affordable, too. I wish we lived closer so we could visit more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have two boys ages 10 and 8. They both enjoyed the Great Lakes science center very much. There is a lot of interactive features that kids can do. There is quite a bit of space technology exhibits as well as health and medicine. There IMAX theater was amazing we saw a movie about space exploration which was very fascinating.... More 

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about 5 hours at the Great Lakes Science Center. We had 2 adults and 3 kids (ages 4, 7 and 10). There was something for everyone. Loved the NASA exhibits, the top floor with all the interactive exhibits, and their special exhibit while we were there was a Lego exhibit that was awesome for the whole family. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a freezing cold day, we managed to fill in a good 5 hours at the Science Centre. Master 9 and Miss 11 were busy the whole time. Highly recommend.

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McMurdo Station Antarctica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can visit the Science Center, IMAX and/or William G Mather Ship. 2nd floor is all hands on experimental exhibits. main floor is NASA and the IMAX. Lower floor are traveling exhibits which change every 6 months or so. Current exhibit is a medieval lego build it. Loads of interesting exhibits for all ages. Closed on Sundays if there is... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the science museum. So many things to do with small kids, they have an indoor and outdoor playground, there is also lots of things for adults. The food court offers lots of healthy options and the price isn't that bad.

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Somerville
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Great Lakes Science Center has worth while and interesting exhibits. I expected, though, that for a museum in a city the size of Cleveland there would be more to the museum. The Museum is worth a visit to see what it has. It is located in a great location. It is easily accessible by public transit. It's cafeteria has... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Myself and 4 year old really enjoyed the Great Lakes Science Center. Highlight was the kids' play area, which allows kids to climb, build, play, and learn. It was a great place to burn some energy in the winter. The outdoor play area looks like a lot of fun, as well. The theater, food, and gift shop were also nice.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A lot of fun with a mix of ages in children. Something for everyone. Also saw the IMAX show. Was fun but kinda scary for little ones.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We attended an event here during a conference I attended it was excellent!!! it had a ton of interactive activities that I loved trying. Food was good and the service was above average. I would highly recommend a stop here if you are in town

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