Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland

4.4
#4 of 19 in Museums in Cleveland
Learn about the fascinating processes of nature and witness rare specimens at Cleveland Museum of Natural History. This 220 hectare (550 acre) educational complex boats a wealth of artifacts relating to zoology, paleontology, mineralogy, and much more accompanied by informative and interactive displays. A full-scale stegosaurus model, one of the museum's highlights, greets visitors on the lawn. Also look out for the skeleton of an early human ancestor, the remains of Balto the sled dog, and a T. rex skeleton. Step outside to discover typical Ohio fauna, including river otters, deer, falcons, and many other creatures. Put Cleveland Museum of Natural History into our Cleveland trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We really w joyed all the exhibits. I had no idea there was a museum of this caliber here in Ohio. We especially enjoyed the dinosaur exhibits and all the hands moon activities for the boys.  more »
  • I have been going to this museum since I was a child. I started taking my children when they were young and now we have been members for years. I love walking through the exhibits and the New Perkins ...  more »
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  • We had an awesome experience. My daughter and two granddaughters were here visiting from Missouri and they all loved it. They offered a military discount which was very much appreciated. They also had a live animal show with animals that are kept right there on site at the Perkins Wildlife Center and Woods Garden. And the museum was an awesome place overall. There was so much to see and learn. We had an awesome time!
  • Excellent family experience. Might be a little trying with younger kids, but the exhibits are big, colorful, and well-portrayed, engaging the imagination of kids. The kids activity section in the basement is large, spacious, and has numerous activities for the kids to participate in. The new outside exhibit is sprawling, and laid-out well to keep visitors moving, while giving plenty of room for people to mull about and spend extra time seeing a specific animal, such as the always playful otters, or the elusive bobcat (always check out the walkway overhead, he loves to hide up there!)

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