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What You Need To Know


Currently we are open Monday–Sunday, 10am – 5pm with last entry an hour before we close.


Propark Mobility operates an expansive, credit card-only parking lot directly in front of the Powerhouse. Take a ticket when you enter and pay on exit (usually $3-6 per car). Annual Passholders should have these tickets validated at the Ticket Counter for free parking during any Aquarium visit. There is also limited neighboring street parking available. 

Greater Cleveland Aquarium Annual Passholders always enjoy free parking during visits with ticket validation.


We are located on the first floor in the historic FirstEnergy Powerhouse on the Flats West Bank, just a short walk from Shooters on the Water, the Nautica Queen, Jacobs Pavilion and much more.

The Center Street Bridge is currently closed for repairs. Download this PDF map for alternate routes.

For additional assistance, call 216.862.8803 x7700.


Gift Shop

Cap off your visit with a keepsake! Our on-premise Gift Shop operated by Event Network offers books, clothing, colorful plush toys and other mementos.

Hours coincide with Aquarium.
Passholders receive 10% discount on all purchases.

Food Options

There is no cafe on-site. The Ticket Counter does have a list of nearby restaurants. Snacks are available in the Gift Shop and picnic lunches can be packed for outdoor eating at available picnic tables on warm days.


Greater Cleveland Aquarium is completely wheelchair accessible. Strollers are permitted.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Have another question? Check out our FAQ for more guest information.

Ticket Donation Requests

As a community partner, Greater Cleveland Aquarium donates tickets to Northeast Ohio nonprofits to be used as fundraising prizes or auction items.