Museums, Art and Education you don’t want to miss
If you are interested in (re)finding all the pleasures Cleveland can offer you, and you want to explore, learn, and be blown away, here are the most important places you need to (re)visit.
This is a famous district in which are placed institutions that are related to art, health care, education, social service, and religion. It is quite close to downtown on Euclid Avenue, and it has bustling, vibrant energy. This area is filled with bars, restaurants, residences, and retailers. The architecture is from the 19th century, and it is well preserved.
Museum of Art
This museum is one of the most distinguished institutions of art in the country. It has an amazing collection of over than 30 thousand pieces of art and they are made in the span of over 5 thousand years.
International Women’s Air and Space Museum
IWASM holds a vast number of artifacts that are collected by an organization of women pilots which was formed in 1929 – Ninety-Nines. Admission here is free of charge.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
MOCA is the only museum in the region that is dedicated to the contemporary and modern art through a various evolving new-age exhibitions. This institution is non-profit, and it exists over forty-five years. Here is presented the work of over 2 thousand artists trough traveling and permanent exhibitions.
Museum of Natural History
Here you can find more than 4 million specimens that are spread across many fields like paleontology, geology, botany, and archeology. Many institutions are performing research here and some of the specimens in here are the only ones in the world.
A Christmas Story House and Museum
This is a Victorian (19th century) house, and it is known because it was the residence of Parkers (A Christmas Story movie from 1983). Now, the house is open to everyone, and the Museum is just across it. Here you can find all “behind the scenes” photographs, costumes and stories, as well all the things that were a part of this movie.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
It is dedicated to all the greatest rock and rolls contributors and performers. All the displays, exhibitions and collections are quite impressive. Here you can also find archives and a library. The workshops and classes are suited for adults and children, and their program is very educational.