Cleveland Tourist Attractions and Sightseeing

(Cleveland, Ohio - OH, USA)

Cleveland's tourist attractions are a mixed bag, ensuring there is something to keep everyone entertained. There are some great family attractions in Cleveland, including a large zoo with an impressive rainforest exhibition.

The city of Cleveland is also home to some insightful and educational tourist attractions, such as the Great Lakes Science Center with over 400 hands-on exhibits and the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center.

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Address: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, Ohio OH, 44109, USA
Tel: +1 216 661 6500
Spread across 168 acres / 68 hectares of land, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo cares for animal species from around the planet, with attractions including bears, giraffes, gorillas, kangaroos and elephants. The zoo has the largest collection of primate species in North America, as well as an impressive aquatics building and many large cats. Not to be missed is Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's two-acre rainforest exhibition, with its 600 animals and 10,000 plants.
Open hours: daily - 10:00 to 17:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, discount for children

NASA John H. Glenn Research Center

Address: Lewis Field, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, Ohio OH, 44135, USA
Tel: +1 216 433 4000
NASA Glenn's Visitor Center offers interactive exhibits, historical artifacts and space-related attractions, that showcase NASA's aerospace programs.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00 to 16:00, Saturday - 10:00 to 15:00, Sunday - 13:00 to 17:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: free

Great Lakes Science Center

Address: 601 Erieside Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio OH, 44114, USA
Tel: +1 216 694 2000
The Great Lakes Science Center is one of America's largest interactive science attractions, boasting more than 400 hands-on exhibits, an OMNIMAX theater with a six-story domed screen and more than 4,000 educational demonstrations per year. Cleveland's high-tech science center aims to show visitors the interdependency of science, the environment and technology, with a particular focus on America's Great Lakes.
Open hours: daily - 09:30 to 17:30, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge, discounts for youths and seniors

Western Reserve Historical Society

Address: 10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio OH, 44106, USA
Tel: +1 216 721 5722
Founded in order to preserve and present the history of the people of northeast Ohio, Cleveland's Western Reserve Historical Society offers mansion tours, with historical memorabilia, autos and aircraft for viewing.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 17:00, Sunday - 12:00 to 17:00, seasonal variations apply
Admission: charge