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Lake Erie Nature and Science Center

Cause Area

  • Animals
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Environment


28728 Wolf RoadBay Village, OH 44140 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center educates and inspires each of us to understand, appreciate and take responsibility for our natural world.


Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is a nonprofit organization providing children, families and students with engaging informal science programs. The Center serves more than 165,000 people each year from throughout Northern Ohio with a $1.6 million operating budget. The Center offers a distinct blend of early childhood programs, school field trips, scout programs, planetarium programs, seasonal family events, wildlife rehabilitation and education services, and natural history exhibits. It is home to the only wildlife rehabilitation facility in Cuyahoga County, one of two public access planetariums in Cleveland, and a beautiful park setting near Lake Erie. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is funded by private donations, program fees, and grants including Cuyahoga Arts & Culture through the residents of Cuyahoga County. Open daily 9-4, free of charge.


Would you recommend Lake Erie Nature and Science Center?
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by Donald E. from OH (October 2, 2008)
well i love people and animals. i want to be a veterinarian. so i think this could give me some experience on my career.

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