The Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio is an educational facility and museum that was established in July, 1996.
The museum exhibits is geared towards helping visitors understand the basics of science and technology together with its connection with the environment. The museum?s permanent exhibits are divided into three major areas; these are the Technology exhibit, the science phenomenon exhibit and the great lakes environment exhibit.
The Great Lakes Science Center is also the home of the NASA Glenn Visitor Center which was formerly located at the NASA Glenn Research Center. No additional ticket will be necessary for visitors to enter this exhibit.
The Museum is also holds an IMAX theater called the OMNIMAX Theater which is also known as the Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX Theater. The cinema includes a 70mm film together with a projector that has a light that uses 15,000 watts and weighs over 4200 pounds. The theater has a capacity of 320 viewers and stands at a total of 79 feet. Visitors will require a separate fee to watch a film or a documentary in the theater.
During summers, the Great Lakes Science Center also holds the annual Great Summer Science camp which started in 2006 and an Outreach program that was established in 2005. The Great Lakes Science Center can also be used for a number of activities including children?s birthday parties, field trip, camps and special classes and overnight camp-ins.
The Center is equipped with 500 car parking lot and is situated between the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Cleveland Browns Stadium. This museum is also located within the North Coast Harbor near the shore of the Lake Erie.