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. 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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  • I have spent the whole day here. Floors packed with specimens and info presented in a palatable way. There is something for everyone. The cafeteria is also great - offering real cocked food at...  more »
  • This was not my favorite outing, but my husband assures me that the museum is very good. I did appreciate the exhibits that told how much of the item was original and how much had been recreated...  more »
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  • The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is an excellent museum. Highly educational and interactive, folks of all ages can learn about the past in a fun way. The museum has an outdoor area that is comparable to a small zoo. It's set up quite nicely and full of various animals and plants. There are multiple sections to this museum, so there's an area for everyone. Animal lovers, space enthusiasts, and amateur geologists will have a great time.
  • I love this museum and it's hard to explain exactly why. The whole thing is amazingly done. The outdoor area with the rescued animals is absolutely amazing. The basement is drastically underrated. Everything is great about it. The shows are suggested as well.

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