General Admission Tickets:
General admission tickets to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium can be purchased online, in person at the GCA ticket counter and over the phone by calling 216.862.8803. General admission tickets are valid for two full years, and are authorized on the date of your visit. There are no refunds for purchased tickets, annual passes or Aquarium experience packages.
Tickets purchased online are general admission only. To purchase general admission tickets, please click here.
General Admission Pricing:
Discounted Military Rate:
These rates are only available at the GCA ticket counter with official military ID; they are not available online or over the phone.
Rate applies to active duty military or retired military and their immediate family.
There is value in our Annual Pass! A GCA annual pass pays for itself in just two visits.
Are you looking for all-year access to our African Spurred tortoises, or our 11,000 gallon stingray Touch Pool? Look no further. Purchase an Annual Pass for the best discount on year-round admission. Please note that GCA annual passes are name specific, and that all names must be provided at time of purchase. Currently, there is no guest option.
Annual Pass Pricing:
*Additional children (2-12) can be added to each pass for an additional $25 per child
*Additional children (13-17) can be added to each pass for an additional $50 per child
To purchase a GCA annual pass, please click here.
GCA Annual Pass Benefits:
Your GCA experience will take at least 1½ hours. Your tickets are good all day and you may reenter once you exit as long as the Aquarium is not at capacity. The Aquarium Gift Shop closes at 5 PM. When scheduling your visit note that Cleveland is in the Eastern Time Zone. All exhibit galleries are fully accessible.