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Kids learning at Aquarium

Cost & Scheduling

Program Basics

  • Connected to Ohio Learning Standards for the indicated grade levels
  • Include a tour of exhibits, guided by Aquarium staff
  • Have age and size restrictions
  • Include Aquarium admission
  • Invite chaperoned groups to self-tour after program
  • Available lunch space upon request (not included in program time)
  • Run September – May (June – August we offer Aquatic Trek only)
  • Require booking at least 2 weeks in advance (please note, Spring programs typically sell out by the end of February)

Pricing Basics

  • Pricing per student is listed for each program
  • 1 teacher/chaperone is required, and admitted free, for every 10 students
  • For groups with special needs, 1 teacher/chaperone is required, and admitted free, for every 5 students and additional required adults are admitted at a reduced rate
  • Group rates for additional chaperones are only available when included in the group payment transaction
  • Rates for individuals paying separately from the group may differ
Make a Reservation

216.862.8803 x7715


More Information

Looking for pre- and post-visit activities, field trip planning checklists or curriculum guides?

A Variety of Experiences

Check out our full list of programs for 2019-20.

Please have the following information ready when scheduling a visit:

  • A few possible dates you could attend
  • Arrival and departure times (open 10am – 5pm)
  • Program selection
  • Number of students
  • Number of classes
  • Grade/age of students
  • Number of adults (include teachers and parent chaperones)
  • School/organization name
  • School/organization address
  • Contact phone number
  • Any special needs
  • Lunch plans (If you plan on eating at Aquarium are you packing or purchasing food at the Nautica Café?)
  • Payment method – check, credit card or purchase order (Note: We do not charge until the date of the trip, but please note we do not accept cash)

Partners in Education

Schools with demonstrated need can apply for funding assistance. Please email application/questions to These opportunities are made possible by:

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
OH Lottery