Summer Fun 2013
Looking for family fun activities this summer? You’ve come to the right place!
Summer Fun Events
Summer Fun Events
Steamship William G. Mather
Open now through October
Climb aboard this historic Great Lakes freighter and explore its cargo holds, brass and oak pilot house, elegant guest quarters and 4-story engine room. Self-guided tours. Click here for details.
Saturdays – June 8, July 6, July 13, August 3, August 10 and September 7
9 – 11 am
Take an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the Mather. Includes general admission to the Steamship Mather afterwards. For ages 10 and up. $20. Advance registration required. Call 216-621-2400.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
On April 15, 1912, Titanic, the world’s largest ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming more than 1,500 lives and shaking the world’s confidence in the infallibility of modern technology. Journey back in time to experience the legend of Titanic like never before. Discover real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories; each highlighting a different chapter in the compelling story of Titanic’s maiden voyage. Click here for more!
June 10 – August 16
Discover the scientist in you with week-long camps for students in preschool through high school. Choose from more than 60 exciting camp themes among 10 different camp locations in Northeast Ohio. Register online or call 216-621-2400.
Rock and Boom
July 4 at 7 pm
Celebrate Independence Day from the decks of the Mather and watch Cleveland’s fireworks. Food and drinks can be purchased onboard. $15 ($12 members). Call 216-621-2400 to reserve tickets. Click here for details.
Rock and Boom Family 4-Pack: Perfect for the whole family! Enjoy a hands-on science workshop and see fireworks from the Mather. $75 per family of four. Includes food and drink voucher. Call 216-621-2400 to reserve.
Space Adventure Week
July 8 – 14
It’s a week of space-themed fun! Celebrate the opening of our new “Discover” gallery in our NASA Glenn Visitor Center, hear guest speakers from NASA Glenn Research Center, enjoy special programs, hands-on activities and even meet an astronaut! Want more space? Click here for more.
Friday, July 12 at 6 pm
Design a lunar lander, train to become an astronaut, explore the new NASA Glenn Visitor Center and see an OMNIMAX movie. Then, grab your sleeping bag and spend the night! Great for families and youth groups. $39 per person. Register at 216-621-2400. For more information on our sleepover events, click here.
June 1 – 30
Visit Cuyahoga County Public Library to see NASA Glenn Visitor Center displays. Each display showcases space-themed booked and DVDs.
Get $2 Off With Your Card
June 1 – August 3
Show your Cuyahoga County Public Library card at the Science Center box office and get $2 off admission to NASA Glenn Visitor Center and Great Lakes Science Center.
Experience movie magic on a giant screen that soars six stories high! Our Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater features a domed screen that surrounds you with amazing images and ultra-real digital sound.
Take a breathtaking tour of deep space through images captured by Hubble and the world’s most powerful telescopes. Explore galaxies and travel the terrain of Mars; witness images of celestial structures; and peer deep inside vivid clouds of nebula. For tickets and show times, click here.
Journey below the Atlantic Ocean to the underwater resting place of the legendary Titanic and see the ruins of the great ship. Featuring interviews with two Titanic survivors. For tickets and show times, click here.