Hours, Directions & Parking

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm*

*Last admission sold at 4pm

You can visit us almost any time. We’re open 363 days a year!
(Closed on Thanksgiving & Christmas. Open Christmas Eve, 10am-2pm.)


Need further assistance? Call us at 216.862.8803.

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We are located on the West Bank of the Cuyahoga River in the historic FirstEnergy Powerhouse near Shooters on the Water, Windows on the River, The Nautica Queen and Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica. If a bridge is out or you need additional assistance with directions, please call 216.862.8803.


In addition to street spots, there is a paid parking lot directly in front of the Aquarium.

Paid Parking: Monday – Friday $3  •  Saturday $6  •  Sunday $5 (Cash only. Prices subject to change without prior notice.)

Parking is always FREE for Greater Cleveland Aquarium Passholders. To learn more about free return admission, event discounts and other year-round Passholder benefits, click here.


Water Taxi:

Cleveland Metroparks offers a FREE summer water taxi between the East and West Bank of the Cuyahoga River. For details and availability, click here.