Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Avenue, Erieside Avenue on North Coast Harbor, Cleveland, OH 44114
Science, technology, engineering and math come alive for more than 300,000 annual visitors at Great Lakes Science Center, home of the NASA Glenn Visitor Center and Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater. The Science Center encourages guests to stay curious with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, daily science demonstrations and activities. Tinker and build in the Cleveland Creates Zone. Introduce a budding young scientist to the Polymer Funhouse. And don’t miss the brand-new Curiosity Carnival exhibit, where carnival-themed games and activities investigate the laws of physics and other STEM concepts. Purchase your tickets in advance at GreatScience.com and save!
CV TIP: The museum is located next to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the East Ninth Street Pier, where you’ll find great photo ops of Lake Erie, the skyline and one of six giant Cleveland script signs.
Discounted parking available for guests in the attached 500-car garage.
FALL-WINTER OPERATING HOURS (September through April):
Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm , Sunday, 12pm-5pm
Hours subject to change. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter and Cleveland Browns regular season home game days. (Click here for the Browns schedule)
SPRING-SUMMER OPERATING HOURS (May to Labor Day 2020):
Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday, 12pm-5pm
Steamship William G. Mather* Hours: Open May to October
Closed Mondays (with the exception of Memorial Day 11am-5pm and Labor Day for the Air Show) and Cleveland Browns regular season home-game days. Last ticket sale at 4pm. Last admission at 4:30pm. *All youth 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Flexible pricing structure allows visitors to choose from among the following attractions: general exhibits (general admission to Great Lakes Science Center and the NASA Glenn Visitor Center), Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, and the Steamship William G. Mather. Combo tickets for any two attractions, or all three are available. Guests can save $1 by purchasing their tickets in advance online at GreatScience.com. Please note that different admission rates apply for members and non-members. Please check GreatScience.com for additional information before visiting.
Great Lakes Science Center is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.