Pet a giant tortoise, feed a stingray, and walk through an underwater shark tunnel at Greater Cleveland Aquarium. You'll learn about local fish from nearby lakes as well as exotic sea life from around the world, like the giant Pacific octopus. Pet stingrays, baby sharks, and starfish in the designated areas of the aquarium and then check out the exhibits featuring reptiles and amphibians. Be sure to see shark feeding before you depart. Note that there is a fee to park in the aquarium's main lot. By using our Cleveland day trip planning tool , you can arrange your visit to Greater Cleveland Aquarium and other attractions in Cleveland.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium Reviews
Nice Aquarium with pleasant helpful staff willing to answer questions. Love the stingray exhibit. Other reviewers said hard to find but it’s just the twists and turns of older city street design more »
I love it here! First of all, the Manta Ray touch tank is so cool! The shark tank is awesome. The idea that the sharks are swimming all around you (and above!) Is awesome! It feels like you are swimming with them! The gift shop is very nice. It's smaller than some zoo's you might have been, but it's cute! Edit: They recently got a new octopus, and she's so active! I wish I could put an image! She loves swimming back and forth! 🐙
We had a great time visiting the Aquarium! My younger son loves aquatic life of all sorts, but especially sharks! We loved the shark tank the walk-through sea tube. While we were there, we got to experience the live Shark Talk with 2 divers in the shark tank. The crowd was very small that day, so we had front row seats and nobody around us. My son was able to ask several questions and communicate with the divers, which he really enjoyed. My whole family really enjoyed the decor and the couple hours we spent at the aquarium! We are very glad we experienced it!
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