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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.


There is a spacious, open parking lot in front of the Aquarium and nearby street parking.

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


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

May 21 & 22: Running into traffic? The Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon races are Saturday and Sunday morning. To access the West Bank of the Flats, take W 25th. Speak directly with the officer at the marathon gate to cross Detroit Road. CPD assured us they will allow traffic to cross over. Find the complete list of road closures here. For additional assistance, call 216.862.8803.

The Center Street Bridge is currently closed for repairs and is expected to remain closed through October 2022. Download this PDF map for alternate routes.

Please Note: The Powerhouse Lot is being paved and lighting is being added. We apologize for any inconvenience. Entries and available spaces may vary. If entry on Main is not available, try Elm. Street spots are also an option.

For additional assistance, call 216.862.8803.


Coral Cove Gift Shop

Cap off your visit with a keepsake! Our on-premise Coral Cove 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.

Nautica Café – Temporarily Closed

Currently, there is no eating or drinking in the Aquarium. Snacks are available in the Coral Cove 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.