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Lake Erie Nature & Science Center

#3 of 5 things to do in Bay Village Features Animals
28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH 44140
+1 440-871-2900
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Pleasant side trip

Free or donation. Local animal life and environmental displays. Clean. Pleasant. Informative... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bay Village, Ohio
Great place for a short trip

We recently took our two year old there. Admission is free, but I think planetarium shows have a... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Cleveland, Ohio
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28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH 44140
+1 440-871-2900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free or donation. Local animal life and environmental displays. Clean. Pleasant. Informative. Well managed. ~1/2 hr to hr walk-thru. Many family oriented programs - see dates on website. If you're taking kids to the beach, stop here.

Thank Abbezoe
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We recently took our two year old there. Admission is free, but I think planetarium shows have a cost. There is a nice outdoor pond and a small collection of animals, mostly birds and fish. We did not see any shows; fully exploring the rest...More

Thank joy082016
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Worked there as a teacher. Great classes for youngsters. Lots f animals to observe. Opportunity to interact with the animals.

Thank ronhollis
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a nice place to walk around and see what animals are there that are being rehabbed or stay per enact due to injury. Inside area with fish to see and other reptiles! Also have classes for little ones to enjoy. You wou have...More

Thank H7737KKpatriciak
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

With many native animals on exhibit up close and personal this is the best place to visit for an afternoon. The helpful staff person said that all the animals there were injured in some way and that they actually fixed them up right there at...More

1  Thank Katharine A
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The key is that this attraction is FREE. I visited with my four children 8-15. They enjoyed getting out of the car. It is beside a park with picnic benches, we had a lovely lunch here. We drove back to the Center (which is located...More

1  Thank KMc4528
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Great for children to see tortoises, rabbits, fish and birds. Their was also a fox, a few snakes and frogs. The birds were in small and old cages but was told most couldn't fly or were being rehabilitated to be released at a later date....More

1  Thank Leigh M
Reviewed 26 April 2016

from the walk up to the exit what an exciting day for the grandkids and grandparents. visual displays and interactive involvement where certainly highlights of our visit.

Thank edcheryl
Reviewed 25 April 2016

An outstanding setting for introducing children to a variety of regional "wild" animal characters in an intelligent, classy and humane fashion. A must for any family that wishes to help their young members better appreciate the world around them. Also of interest has been the...More

1  Thank Len L
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. The dedication that the staff has to making sure that each and every adult and child enjoys their time while they're visiting the Nature Center is astonishing. This place is great for both adults and kids alike. I would definitely recommend...More

Thank dmmamer1
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Judy M
29 November 2016|
Response from H7737KKpatriciak | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there isn't a fee visit! You would have to contact them to find out! Sorry
Judy M
29 November 2016|
Response from Katharine A | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure you can do that from their website, but I've never tried. I always call the information desk for help with stuff like that. there isn't a fee to get in to the center, so a membership helps with things like... More