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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

June 25 & 26 : Join us for a shark-filled weekend that includes several activities and educational sessions. Discover 10 things more dangerous than a shark.

Additional Information

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

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