G. Mather at the
Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Ave
Cleveland, OH 44133
10:00am - 5:00pm
May - October
Restored 618-foot Great Lakes freighter built in 1925 as the flagship
for Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc. See her cavernous cargo hold and tour oak-paneled,
brass-appointed officers' and guest staterooms and dining rooms. The pilothouse
has a spectacular view of the waterfront and her 4-story engine room is
fully intact. Visitors learn about the glorious years of steamboat shipping
on the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Science Center is one of the nation's leading science and technology centers home to Northeast Ohio's NASA Glenn Visitor Center. Its mission is to stimulate interest in and increase understanding of the sciences, with particular emphisis on the interdependence of scientific, environmental and technilogical activities in the Great Lakes region.
The Center features hundreds of hands on exhibits, themed traveling exhibits, daily demonstrations, the awe-inspiring OMNIMAX Theater and the Steamship William G. Mather. Discounted parking is available for guests in the attached 500 car garage. Great Lakes Science Center is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture.
This institution is #79 on the locator map.