Booking Information

BOOKING INFORMATION

To schedule your visit, please call the Education Department at (216) 862-8803 ext. 118 or email at education@greaterclevelandaquarium.com Plan at least two hours for your visit.

Please have the following ready when booking your visit:

  • At least two dates that you would like to visit the aquarium
  • Arrival time to the aquarium and departure time from the aquarium

*Please plan for a two hour stay including 30 minutes for lunch

  • Grade level of students
  • What program would you like to schedule?
  • Number of students and chaperones that will be attending. Remember we require one adult chaperone for every ten students.
  • Are you having lunch at the aquarium? You are welcome to bring your own lunches.
  • Would you like to order lunches form the Nautica Café?
  • Special needs of your students?

Program Options and Fees:

*All education programs are now guided!  Effective for groups visiting after September 1, 2013

Preschool Classes

  • $6.95/student
  • One required adult chaperone is admitted free for every ten students.
  • Additional adults are $15.95 per person, and must be paid for at the same time as the student tickets are paid.
  • A student whose family is an Annual Pass holder is admitted free. The student must be able to provide the pass on date of visit.

Grades K – 12

  • $8.95/student
  • One required adult chaperone is admitted free for every ten students.
  • Additional adults are $15.95 per person, and must be paid for at the same time as the student tickets are paid.
  • A student whose family is an Annual Pass holder is admitted free. The student must be able to provide the pass on date of visit.

Special Needs Classes or Groups

$8.95/student

  • One required adult chaperone is admitted free for every five students.
  • Additional adults are $8.95, and must be paid for at the same time as the student tickets are paid.
  • Rates apply to adults with special needs as well
  • If your special needs students need a private space for changings, lunch, or other medical necessities, please ask us to reserve a private space for your use.

Cleveland’s Cuyahoga Connection

  • $15.95/person
  • This program is available to any college-level class who specifically requests an educational program.
  • The instructor of the class is admitted free
  • A student who is an Annual Pass holder is admitted free. The student must be able to provide the pass on date of visit.

Marine Science Tour

  • $20/person
  • This program is only available to AP Biology high school classes and College-level life and environmental science classes.
  • The instructor of the class is admitted free
  • A student who is an Annual Pass holder is admitted free. The student must be able to provide the pass on date of visit.

Class Grant:

The Greater Cleveland Aquarium Splash Fund is offering a grant to help offset ticket costs for school visits to the aquarium for qualifying schools.  For more information please contact Tami Brown at tbrown@greaterclevelanaquarium.com.

Fundraising:

This fall we are launching a fundraising program in cooperation with Jacobs Investments.  We are offering you the opportunity to sell aquarium tickets through your PTA, booster club, or another school sanctioned organization.  Tickets are sold of $19.95 for adult and $15.94 for children 3 to 11. Your organization keeps $4 for each ticket sold.   For more information, please contact Tami Brown at tbrown@greaterclevelandaquarium.com.