Discover Cleveland Museums for Everyone near Conneaut

Journey west from Conneaut, following the sweep of Lake Erie, and discover Cleveland museums. These Ohio delights will please all, offering the rare family fun, and they're a mere hour's drive from Conneaut which provides charms of its own. Settled in 1799, this bustling shipping town is a gathering of water and forestry. Those craving natural beauty will find it here, but no vacation should rely on adventure alone. Culture is needed to counter all of the outdoor thrills, and BBOnline knows Cleveland will offer those.

The Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio
(216) 421-7340
www.clevelandart.org

From your Conneaut Bed and Breakfast, discover international design. The Cleveland Museum of Art is a marvel of sculptures, paintings and bronze works. Established in 1916 as a free venue (one of the few left within the United States), its goal was simple: to allow all individuals the chance to glimpse variety. And it has succeeded, now offering more than 40,000 permanent pieces. Its Asian and African art tangle with Roman and Islamic. It's a one-of-a-kind experience within the country. For the true scholar, there is even the Ingalls Library, which offers 431,000 texts to explore. This is a place of education and intrigue. The Cleveland Museum of Art is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. It is also open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday. There is no admission fee or need for reservations.

The Children's Museum of Cleveland
10730 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio
(216) 791-7114
www.clevelandchildrensmuseum.org

Cleveland museums offer more than history. They also provide variety, and the Children's Museum is proof of this, allowing young minds to be captivated. Since its founding in 1981, it has become an icon of whimsy and learning (this combination is ideal for parents and toddlers alike). With hands-on activities and an energetic atmosphere, it becomes the perfect answer to any day. Discover weather with their Splish Splash exhibitions. Let Mother Goose aid in mathematics. Perform magic tricks with the help of science. It's all here. The Children's Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Reservations for large groups are recommended. Wheelchair access is available.

The African American Museum in Cleveland
1765 Crawford Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-2011
(216) 721-6555
www.aamcleveland.org

Discover prejudice and its long history with the African American Museum in Cleveland. Travel from your Conneaut Inn to a continent far away (made real through extensive exhibits and archival information). Chart the rise of slavery and the battles for civil rights. Tour the once common struggles of black individuals in Cleveland, learning how they lived and how it now shapes them. For those seeking a poignant experience, this will satisfy in all ways. The African American Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Group tours are available but should be scheduled in advance.

Cleveland museums offer the cultural, the fantastical and the emotional, and BBOnline is sure that such diversity will thrill every time.