Great Lakes Science Center is fun for the whole family – and we want to make sure everyone has a safe and comfortable visit! The Science Center building, including the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, is fully wheelchair accessible. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Call 216-694-2000 to speak with a Science Center representative! Please note that due to its historic nature, the Steamship William G. Mather is not wheelchair accessible.
Service Animals: Guests with disabilities are welcome to bring their trained service animal to the Science Center. Pets, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals are not permitted.
Wheelchair Rental: Free wheelchair rental is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Caregiver Admission: A caregiver accompanying a guest with a disability or other special accommodation receives free admission. Please let Box Office staff know upon arrival.
DOME Theater Accessibility: Accessible seating and closed captioning are available. Please contact the Box Office for further information.
Elevators: Elevators are available to ensure safe access to every floor.
Food Allergies: We offer gluten-free and vegetarian options. Call 216-694-2000 for more information or visit our dining page.
Locker Availability: 50 lockers are available at the lower level entrance from the parking garage. Lockers are $3 for rent (including opening/closing throughout the day). The lockers are Visa, MasterCard, Amex or Discover friendly!
Lost & Found: If you lose an item while visiting the Science Center, please contact our Box Office at 216-694-2000.
Nursing Lounge: Guests are welcome to nurse throughout the Science Center. A nursing lounge is available on Level 2 of the Science Center for those wanting a private area.
Outdoor Picnic Areas: Enjoy lunch with a great view of Lake Erie and Northcoast Harbor.
Parking: Great Lakes Science Center has an attached 500-car parking garage. Science Center guests may pay for parking at the Box Office. Accessible parking spots and direct entry into the Science Center are available on the lower level of the garage. Be sure to have your ticket validated at the Box Office for discounted parking! Click here for garage hours and prices.
Restrooms: All restrooms are ADA accessible and have child diaper changing stations. Family restrooms are available on Level 2 of the Science Center.
Service Animals: Guests with disabilities are welcome to bring their trained service animal to the Science Center. Pets, therapy dogs and emotional support animals are not permitted.
Strollers: Strollers and wagons are welcome throughout the Science Center, except for the DOME Theater and Steamship William G. Mather.