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Greater Cleveland Aquarium

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Address: 2000 Sycamore Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
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+1 216-862-8803
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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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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Great place to visit!!

We had an event here while I attended a conference it was a cool place to visit. I loved the shark tunnel and also the jelly fish swimming over your head. Excellent aquarium... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cleveland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing experience to see the marine mammels and so many varieties of exotic fish up close. The shark tunnel was the highlight, along with the touch tanks! Great staff and an awesome facility!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Cleveland Aquarium and was truly amazed. They took an old building and turned it into something very educational. It's not the largest aquarium , but they did a very good job . It's a must see if you are visiting.

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Thank Bob R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having gone to our share of aquariums, this is still a must see. Does not take long to walk through but still enjoyable. So take your time. I could have watched the octopus and rays forever. Nice variety of fresh and salt water. Pretty sure the biggest variety of turtles in one place. Love turtles.

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Thank Erika A
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome experience with the family. I had my adult child my husband (47), our 12 year old son and our 6 year old daughter. They loved it. Had a variety of fish, organized by geographic location, local lake fish first, south american fish and so forth. Plus side! Awesome shark tube with a ship wrecked theme. If I visit Cleveland... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love aquariums with shark tubes. The aquarium was set up to start off with Ohio wildlife, and work up to the sharks. We went on a Monday morning, which was great because we had the place mostly to ourselves. It was very educational, with a great collection of fish.

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Orefield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't sure what to expect and actually did not expect much. WHAT A SURPRISE! This place is well laid out and informative. GO!!!

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now Orlando
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an event here while I attended a conference it was a cool place to visit. I loved the shark tunnel and also the jelly fish swimming over your head. Excellent aquarium. Would highly recommend a visit if you are in the area.

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Beckley, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in town for a conference one of our evening events was held here. The aquarium itself was both beautiful and very educational. The tunnel at the end to walk through with the fish and sharks swimming all around you was great. Would definitely recommend if in the area!

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Thank RoamingMountaineer
Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was very nice with a great collection of marine animals and a walk through tunnel. Nice collection of marine animals from a variety of environments.

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Essex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son loves aquariums, so when the convention I was attending had a gathering at the aquarium and other elements of the building I had to go to see the sharks and report back. Glad I did. They have a couple sea rays that like to show off.

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