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. PutCleveland 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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What a great museum - so well laid out and full of fun, educational displays. The dinosaur section is truly the best, it grabs you from the start. There’s something for everyone, regardless of age...
What a great museum - so well laid out and full of fun, educational displays. The dinosaur section is truly the best, it grabs you from the start. There’s something for everyone, regardless of age... more »
If you live in the greater Cleveland area, or are just visiting from out of town and you have children this is an absolutely wonderful place to visit. Indoors there are many educational and interactive exhibits along with some great dinosaurs! And outside there's a beautiful wildlife preserve with coyotes, foxes, porcupines, owls and more. As an added benefit the museum is located in the most beautiful part of Cleveland! So really a great place for all ages.
I visited the natural history museum recently, and it was the first time I had been in years. I thoroughly enjoyed myself! Even with Covid rules the museum handled everything great! I loved looking at all the gems, rocks, and dinosaurs. I really liked the Wildlife rescue exhibit too! Seeing live animals was great! A nice young man named Dan was very informative and friendly with his presentation. And being able to go outside and see some of the large birds was thrilling too! The owls are my favorite.
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