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Lake Erie Nature & Science Center

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28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH 44140
+1 440-871-2900
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Cool, little place for kids and adults

This science center is somewhat small, but has some very nice exhibits and a charming little... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Arcata, California
Free Entertainment for the Kiddos

I've been visiting the Lake Erie Nature & Science for many years when my daughter was in... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Lorrie C
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28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH 44140
28728 Wolf Road, Bay Village, OH 44140
+1 440-871-2900
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This science center is somewhat small, but has some very nice exhibits and a charming little planetarium. I recently took my 5 year old and his grandparents here and they both really enjoyed it. I love the fact that it is free, other than a...More

Thank 720Davis_M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I've been visiting the Lake Erie Nature & Science for many years when my daughter was in pre-school. At that time, children could adopt a pet (she chose an iguana) for a monthly fee for its keep. Since then, the center has been expanded and...More

Thank Lorrie C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

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
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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