3900 Wildlife Way Cleveland, OH 44109 +1 216 661 6500
If you have the desire to explore the beautiful world of flora and fauna, the best way to do it would be to head to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. This place is absolutely beautiful and not only at first glance. The zoo consists of more than 3000 animals and 600 species. It has also been added in the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. Many events take place here which are educational and entertaining at the same time. You can also organize a private event here. The admission fees differ seasonally. Kindly check the website or call ahead for further details regarding rates, credit card usage and future events.
11150 East Boulevard Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland, OH 44106 +1 216 421 7350
The Cleveland Museum of Art is famed for its collection of Egyptian and Asian art, and with good reason. However, there is also an architectural marvel to be found on the premises, in the form of the Ames Family Atrium. Occupying 39,000 square feet (3623.219 square meters) of space spread over five floors, this glass and steel building has become one of the highlights of a visit to the museum. This massive space forms a link between the original museum building (opened in 1916) and the 1971 additions made by Marcel Breuer, and is the site for events of many kinds.
8501 Carnegie Avenue Second Floor, Cleveland Play House Complex Cleveland, OH 44106 +1 216 421 8671
Museum of Contemporary Art, also known as the MOCA, is one of the galleries in Cleveland credited for having changed the contemporary art scene in the city. MOCA features artwork of local, national and international artists. You will come across works by the likes of Iona Rozeal Brown, Julian Stanczak and Christain Wulffen. Some of the interactive as well as graphic art is a must see. Apart from the permanent exhibits, the gallery also holds several temporary artwork. The artwork displayed at MOCA redefines the art scene in Cleveland with its bold, outspoken and outrageous displays. To know more of the gallery, check the website.
The theater lovers and art enthusiasts lovingly named the stretch between East 14th Street and East 17th Street as the Playhouse Square, for this is where the great Cleveland playhouses were located. The paradise for the art and theater lovers, the Playhouse Square houses the four famed theaters namely the Ohio Theatre, the Allen Theater, the State and the Palace. Later on the square authority, reopened the Hanna Theatre as well and are now responsible for managing it too. If you are interested in arts, plan an evening to this square with a play and a dinner in one of the plush restaurants in its locality.
11150 East Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106 +1 216 421 7340
The Cleveland Museum of Art, housed in a historic building dating back to 1916, displays some very precious paintings by renowned artists. You can check out the works of the Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams and Mario Avati. If you do not have the time to leisurely browse through all the 900 exhibits, sign on the guided tours which give you details of all the major exhibits. After you have explored the place, refresh with some delights from the Museum cafe. To get information on the temporary exhibits and rotating showcases, check the website.
This theater is a part of the Playhouse Square group of theaters. The artists get together to put forth a splendid performance for its audience. From the classic dramas to the present-day plays, they are all showcased here at the Westfield Insurance Studio Theatre, Idea Center at the Playhouse Square.
2220 Superior Viaduct Cleveland, OH 44113 +1 216 621 2314
SPACES gallery provides the freedom, resources and the audience to artists who want to make a statement or have dialogue via their art. While interacting directly with the artists, the gallery promotes excellence and provides room for experimentation, resulting in beautiful and challenging exhibitions, programs and publications. They also hold talks, discussions, discourses and workshops.
11030 East Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106 +1 216 721 1600
This is the nation's oldest civic garden, dating back to 1930. Its 7.5 acres are divided into herb, wildflower, rose, perennial and Japanese gardens. More than 3000 species of trees and shrubs fill the garden. This non-profit community resource center offers information on landscaping and horticulture. The garden library has a section for youngsters, and visitors can choose from several programs such as preschoolers' story times, crafts and gardening classes.
129 Second Street Fairpoint Harbor, OH 44077 +1 440 354 4825(Tourist Information)
Known as, "the lighthouse that shown for a hundred years," Fairport Harbor Lighthouse was once a beacon of hope for escaped slaves as the last stop on the Underground Railroad. The preservation of this historic lighthouse has been an uphill battle, having undergone numerous renovations to the tower and keepers dwelling. Opening in 1945, the lighthouse marine museum was the first of its kind in the country. Here visitors can view historic pictures of the lighthouse, read logs of vessels guided, and even walk through the area where runaway slaves sought safety. Tours are available May through November, with school tours also available for a small fee.
House of Blues Cleveland plays host to live music concerts. It has reserved as well as balcony seats and a few tables for cocktails. The cuisine is southern inspired. The Cambridge Room, located just outside of the main music hall, has a capacity of 300 and also features live performances, special events and parties. The Foundation Room is exclusive for members only.
The Cleveland Museum of Art, housed in a historic building
dating back to 1916, displays some very precious paintings by renowned artists. You can check out the works of the Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams and Mario Avati. If you ...
The Agora Theatre and Ballroom has as much history as
the years it's been open. It first started in 1966, opened by then owner Henry LoConti Sr., and was one of the first venues where entertainment for young people ...
Hampton Inn Cleveland Downtown suits best for accommodating both families
and corporate guests. This hotel has several elegant rooms in addition to the well equipped suites for longer stays. Crisp white sheets and duvets invite the guests into the ...