Cleveland Ohio Area Attractions
Cleveland is well know around the world for it’s remarkable museums and cultural institutions. While in Cleveland be sure to explore some of the attractions shown below and check the upcoming events for the Cleveland area.
Preserving and advancing the extraordinary quality of University Circle is the charge of University Circle Incorporated (UCI). UCI is the non-profit organization established in 1957 to nurture the growth of University Circle, Cleveland’s cultural, educational and medical center. UCI serves the Circle in many ways.
Attractions in Cleveland Ohio, such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, feature major exhibitions and an internationally recognized collection of art from ancient Egyptian statues to Renaissance armor to Impressionist masterpieces by Monet, Degas, Renoir and Van Gogh.
10 acres of breathtaking gardens. Information, programs, advice on conservation, horticulture, landscape and floral design.
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History encourages people of all ages to discover and explore the natural world. Curators care for over a million specimens in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, botany, geology, paleontology, zoology and wildlife biology. These are used for scientific research and are the basis for interpretive exhibits and educational programs offered to the public. Since 1920, the Museum has served as an outstanding resource for public education and environmental conservation in northern Ohio and beyond.
Nearly 200 autos and aircraft, mansion tours, family history, bustled gowns, floral pantsuits, and changing exhibitions.
Showcases nearly 200 antique, vintage, and classic automobiles and aircraft ranging from an 1897 Panhard et Levassor (the first enclosed automobile) to Bobby Rahal’s 1982 March Indy Car (the first winner of the Cleveland 500). The collection documents the technological and stylistic development of the transportation industry, with a focus on early automobiles created in Cleveland.
Severance Hall, the home of the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, reopened in January 2000 following a $36-million renovation and expansion. Hailed as one of America’s most beautiful concert halls, Severance includes a 2,000-seat main concert hall, a 400-seat chamber hall and an architecturally stunning Grand Foyer.
The Cleveland Institute of Music is a leading international conservatory that fosters an exceptional degree of collaboration between students and teachers.
The Cleveland Institute of Art was established in 1882. Over the years it has earned a reputation for being among the top ten professional colleges of art and design in the country. It is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and is also a member of the Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art and Design and the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education.
Open-minded. Outspoken. Observant. Offbeat Since its inception in 1968 as The New Gallery, later known as the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, and now the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, MOCA Cleveland has been reinventing the art experience.
The Children’s Museum of Cleveland, one of several nearby attractions, was first established in 1981 by a coalition of parents, educators and civic leaders. Over the past two decades, the Museum has rapidly evolved from merely providing outreach programs and one traveling exhibit, to being known as the premier cultural and educational resource for young children in the Cleveland area.
Recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitals, and ranked No. 1 in heart care by U.S.News & World Report.*
Ronald McDonald House® of Cleveland, Inc.
The mission of the Ronald McDonald House® of Cleveland, Inc. is to support families whose children are receiving treatment at area medical centers by providing a home-like environment and essential resources and services.
The Gestalt Institute of Cleveland ™ (GIC) was founded over 50 years ago with participation from the key founders of Gestalt Theory, Fritz Perls and Laura Perls. We then pioneered the application of Gestalt theory to work with couples, families, groups, and organizations. Today, GIC is the world’s largest institute for the study of Gestalt theory
The National Register of Historic Places is the Nation’s official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Register is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historic and archeological resources. Properties listed in the Register include districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture.