Summer Fun

Enjoy A Summer Full of Fun

Bring the whole family to Great Lakes Science Center for a fun summer adventure! Build a dream machine out of LEGO® Bricks; travel to exotic locations in our Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater; enjoy the Air Show Deck Party and more!


LEGO Travel Adventure – What Will YOU Build?
May 24 – September 7

LEGO Travel AdventureWhere do you want to go? What does your vehicle need to do to get there? In LEGO® Travel Adventure, you’re not just along for the ride! Choose an amazing destination and build the perfect means of transportation! Inspired by LEGO® models of famous vehicles, you can build your dream machine! Find out more.

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LEGO Apollo Talk And Build Family Workshops - Have fun with LEGO® Bricks! Reservations required. Find out more.


Island of Lemurs: Madagascar
Now showing

Island of Lemurs: MadagascarJourney to a wondrous place you could never imagine, and meet strange creatures you will never forget. Join one scientist on her mission to help these amazing creatures survive in the modern world. Narrated by Morgan Freeman. Get show times.

Journey to the South Pacific
Opens May 23

Journey to the South PacificTravel to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, and join a young boy on a journey of discovery. Encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the sea. Narrated by Cate Blanchett. Get show times.

Summer Events and Programs

Imagine It, Build It, Take It Home Workshops
June 14, July 19, August 30
1 pm

ProgramsCalling all inventors! Use state-of-the-art equipment in our 3-D Maker Space to prototype and create everything from key chains to rockets. For ages 9-16. Get all three workshops for $50 ($40 members). $20 per individual workshop. Register at 216-621-2400.

Air Show Deck Party
Labor Day Weekend
August 30 – 31 and September 1

Air Show Deck PartyGet the best seats in the house when you see the Cleveland National Air Show from the deck of the Steamship William G. Mather. Family workshops also available. Reserve your tickets today at 216-621-2400. Get details.


Steamship William G. Mather
Now through October

Steamship William G. MatherClimb aboard this historic Great Lakes freighter and explore its cargo holds, pilot house, guest quarters and engine room. Get hours and ticket prices.

Interested in a hard hat tour? Get details.