Hours & Admission

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center gives children and families a living, breathing connection to the natural world through informal science education.

A unique combination of resources can be found only at Lake Erie Nature & Science Center: live animal displays, wildlife rehabilitation services, a public access planetarium, a nature-based preschool and a park setting along the shores of Lake Erie. The Center is one of the region’s most accessible destinations to learn about the natural world, offering free admission and free wildlife rehabilitation services.

General admission, at no charge, allows you and your family to enjoy live animal exhibits indoors and outdoors, and displays about natural history and space science. Free general admission visits are offered Tuesday through Saturday. Registration is required.

To register for a general admission visit, guided tour or family planetarium program:

Hours: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Phone: 440-871-2900

By Bus:

From Downtown Cleveland:

RTA provides service from Downtown Cleveland to Bay Village through the 55B: Cleveland State Line on Monday through Friday during rush hours. Use the Osborn Road and Beach Lane stop, approximately 40 minutes. The walk to Lake Erie Nature & Science Center from the stop is 6 minutes. Head east on Osborn Road toward Beach Lane. Turn left on Beach Lane. Turn left onto Wolf Road. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center will be on the right, located on Huntington Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks. For fares, schedules, and general public-transit information, visit http://www.riderta.com.

28728 Wolf Road
Bay Village, OH 44140

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