One of the best things about living in the Cleveland area are all the free things there are to do! I wanted to share some info on museums you can visit in Cleveland for free. Just two have some restrictions but the others are always free admission to all. I’ve also listed days each are open & links where you can find out more info. Enjoy!
The Cleveland Museum of Art in University Circle is always free! Open Tuesday – Sunday.
The Museum of Contemporary Art (moCa) in University Circle has free daily admission to all! Open Thursday – Sunday.
The International Women’s Air & Space Museum is open every single day & is free. Pro-tip: park right in front at the curb for FREE. The parking lot is not associated with the museum & has a fee.
The Baseball Heritage Museum on the east side of downtown located in Cleveland’s Historic League Park has free admission. Open Thursday – Sunday. *2023 update – this museum is now $10/person, kids 9 & under are free.*
The Learning Center & Money Museum downtown located in the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has free admission. Open Monday – Thursday.
The Cleveland Police Museum downtown located at the Main Cleveland Police Department has free admission. Open Wednesday & Thursday.
The Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument has a museum inside of it located right in the heart of Public Square. Admission is free & is open daily.
TRANSFORMER STATION – tap for more info *temporarily closed*
Transformer Station is an art museum in Ohio City that has free admission. Open Wednesday – Sunday.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame downtown offers free admission to residents of Cleveland with proof of residency. You must sign up online. They also offer a discount to Northeast Ohio who reside in zip codes starting with 440-443.
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History in University Circle offers free admission to residents of Cleveland & East Cleveland on Sundays with proof of residency. Reserved tickets are required.