Welcome to the Aquarium

The Greater Cleveland Aquarium has one very important mission: we energize curiosity by passionately educating guests about aquatic life and conservation. We offer engaging and exciting guest experiences in a family-friendly setting; our mission is brought to life with captivating exhibits rich with aquatic biodiversity, with friendly personalities, familiar faces and a nationally recognized historical foundation.
Plan approximately an hour and a half for your aquarium visit.

Hours: Monday – Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Last ticket sold at 4:00pm. 

Black Out Dates: Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Cleveland Pride Discount

The Aquarium is offering a $5 discount to any guest who is wearing any apparel that says “Cleveland” from July 23rd – 31st. The discount is being offered to say thank you to all Clevelanders and to celebrate city pride at the conclusion of an exciting week for Cleveland.

The discount is only valid at the Aquarium ticket counter for same day visit. Each person wearing Cleveland apparel (sports teams, slogans, etc. – as long as it says Cleveland somewhere!) will receive one discount on regular adult or child admission only. Not valid with any other discount or for special events. Discount is valid only during regular hours Saturday July 23, 2016 through Sunday July 30, 2016.
For any more information please visit or call 216.862.8803.

Additional Information

Strollers are permitted any time; the GCA is wheelchair and special needs stroller accessible.

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