Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Cleveland

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum

Cleveland's top attraction is like an overstuffed attic bursting with groovy finds: Jimi Hendrix's Stratocaster, Keith Moon's platform shoes, John Lennon's Sgt Pepper suit and a 1966 piece of hate mail to the Rollin…
Top Choice Museum in Cleveland

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland's whopping art museum houses an excellent collection of European paintings, as well as African, Asian and American art. Head to the 2nd floor for rock-star works from Impressionists, Picasso and surrealist…
Cemetery in Cleveland

Lake View Cemetery

Beyond University Circle to the east, don't forget this eclectic 'outdoor museum' where President James Garfield rests in an eye-poppingly enormous tower (it's especially grand for a guy who was president for only s…
Museum in Cleveland

Great Lakes Science Center

One of 10 museums in the country with a NASA affiliation, Great Lakes goes deep in space with rockets, moon stones and the 1973 Apollo capsule, as well as exhibits on the lakes' environmental problems.
Museum in Cleveland

William G Mather

Take a self-guided walk on this humongous freighter incarnated as a steamship museum. It's docked beside the Great Lakes Science Center, which manages it.
Waterfront in Cleveland

The Flats

The Flats, an old industrial zone turned nightlife hub on the Cuyahoga River, has had a checkered life. After years of neglect, it's on the upswing once again. The East Bank has a waterfront boardwalk, stylish resta…
Museum in Cleveland

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

The shiny building impresses, with four stories of geometric black steel, though there's not a lot to see inside. Floors 2 and 4 have the galleries; exhibits focus on an artist or two and change often. An audio tour…
Plaza in Cleveland

Public Square

Cleveland's centerpiece got a makeover by the firm that designed New York City's High Line. The grassy expanse is a real gathering place now. Kids splash in the fountains, locals sit and read on the benches, and ban…
Museum in Cleveland

Christmas Story House & Museum

Remember the beloved 1983 film A Christmas Story, in which Ralphie yearns for a Red Ryder BB gun? The original house sits in Tremont, complete with leg lamp. It's for true fans only.
Monument in Cleveland

World's Largest Outdoor Chandelier

Hokey but true: Cleveland recently installed the World's Largest Outdoor Chandelier. The 20ft sparkler, with 4200 faux crystals, dangles over Playhouse Sq and has become a popular photo op.