Located in downtown, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame museum documents the history of rock music and the artists. The museum is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known rock and roll musicians, and bands.
West Side Market is the oldest and popular publicly owned market located at the corner of West 25th Street and Lorain Avenue. It is home to 100 vendors of great ethnic diversity offering meats, seafood, fruits, vegetables, baked goods, dairy, flowers, ready-to-eat foods, spices and nuts. Started in 1840, the market attracts tourists from all parts of the United States. Guided tours are offered to learn about the history of the market.
The Cleveland Museum of Art it is one of the most visited art museums in Ohio and United States. The museum collection includes more than 60,000 art work from around the world including Chinese Art, Modern European Art, African Art, Drawings, Prints, European Art, Textiles and Islamic Art, American Painting and Sculpture, Greek and Roman Art, Contemporary Art, Medieval Art, Decorative Art and Design, Pre-Columbian and Native North American Art, Japanese and Korean Art, Indian and Southeast Asian Art, and Photography.. The collection includes substantial holdings of Asian and Egyptian art. The museum also includes an outdoor gallery that displays part of museum's collection in the Wade Park Fine Arts Garden. Admission is free to visit the museum.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is a 183-acre zoo part of the Cleveland Metroparks. The zoo is home to more than 3,300 animals representing over 600 different species. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo features seven main exhibits: The RainForest, African Savanna, Australian Adventure, Wilderness Trek, Primate, Cat & Aquatics, Waterfowl Lake, and Monkey island. bio-thematic areas are is represent particular region of the world. The Cleveland Zoo is also known as one of the largest collections of primates in North America.
Cleveland Botanical Garden features 10 acres of beautiful outdoor gardens and the 18,000-square-foot Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse. Main attraction of the botanical garden is The Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse. It is a conservatory that feature over 350 species of exotic plants and 50 species of animals including butterflies, birds, reptiles and amphibians flutter. The 10 acres gardens include Gateway Garden, Perennial Garden, Restorative Garden, Hershey Children's Garden, Inspiration Gardens, Japanese Garden, Geis Terrace, Rose Garden, Topiary Garden, Herb Garden, and Woodland Garden.
Located east of downtown, Cleveland Museum of Natural History is a 550-acre natural history museum and research center. It is Ohio's largest museum of natural science and one of the top natural history museums in the United States. The museum collections include more than five million research specimens and artifacts. Shafran Planetarium show include live shows by astronomy experts. Museum exhibits includes Sears Hall of Human Ecology, Reinberger Hall of Astronomy, Ohio Archaeology, the Wade Gallery of Gems & Jewels, Kirtland Hall of Prehistoric Life, and Human Origins Gallery.
The USS COD Submarine is a national historic landmark docked in Cleveland's North Coast Harbor. It is a 312 ft World War II era GATO class fleet submarine. Named after popular food fish cod, the ship preserved as a memorial in Lake Erie and honors its veterans. USS Cod is open to visitors daily from 1 May to 30 September and Saturdays only select months.
Located in downtown, Great Lakes Science Center is a science museum and education facility that includes hundreds of interactive science exhibits. The center is home to one of the NASA Glenn Visitor Center. Admission to NASA center is included with general admission. Great Lakes Science Center provides STEM education to field trip students with programs and exhibits supporting Ohio classroom curriculum. DOME Theater shows IMAX films with additional admission fee.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium features aquatic life from the Great Lakes and colorful sea creatures from around the world. The aquarium exhibits more 2,700 animals representing 320 species in 8 galleries: Ohio Lakes & Rivers, Asia & Indonesia, Tropical Forest, Industry & Habitat, Giant Pacific Octopus, Coastal Boardwalk, Tropical Reef, and Shark Gallery & SeaTube. Each gallery offers unique views such as 11,000-gallon touch pool, 175-foot seatube, and 360-degree views of more than 1,400 freshwater and saltwater animals.
Known as Emerald Necklace, Cleveland Metroparks includes 18 reservations along the shore of Lake Erie. The network of parks spans over 23,000 acres including river, creeks, and miles of trails. Cleveland Metroparks includes many top attractions for families such as Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Garfield Park, and Golf Courses. Recreation activities include walking, bicycling, fishing, picnicking, and golf.