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.)

Directions:
Road Construction Alert

Closures for road construction at the top of the West Bank of the Flats have been announced. We suggest using alternate route to the Aquarium like those detailed below. Need further assistance? Call us at 216.862.8803.
All drivers from the west can either divert to lower Detroit Avenue /Riverbed Street (there will be no access from the Shoreway or W. 28th or they can come up W. 25th Street and take Columbus Road to Center Street

FROM I-90
Driving north on W. 25th, turn right onto Columbus Rd., left onto Center Street, then right onto Winslow Ave.
or
Driving north on W. 25th, cross Detroit, turn right at Superior Viaduct. Turn right onto W. 24th, then drive onto Detroit Ave. and take a left onto Center Street. Turn right onto Winslow.

FROM ROUTE 2 (SHOREWAY) EAST
Exit at W. 25th. Go straight onto Superior Viaduct, turn right onto W. 24th, drive onto Detroit Ave. Turn left onto Center St. then right on Winslow.

FROM ROUTE 2 (SHOREWAY) WEST
Exit at W. 28th and turn left. Take W. 28th South to Church Ave. and turn left. Follow to W. 25th and turn left. Cross Detroit and turn right at Superior Viaduct. Turn right onto W. 24th, then drive onto Detroit Ave. and take a left onto Center Street. Turn right onto Winslow.


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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.

Parking:

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

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

*Cash only. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Water Taxi:

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