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Harold T. Clark Library at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

  • Address 1 Wade Oval Drive Cleveland, OH 44106
  • Phone 216-231-4600
  • Website http://cmnh.org

The Harold T. Clark Library consists of more than 20,000 books and a 40,000-plus periodical collection that includes over 3,000 individual titles. Holdings focus on natural history and science topics that reflect the Museum's interests and ongoing research initiatives. Public access is by appointment only.

The Library also possesses a 1,000-volume Rare Book Collection kept in secure, environmentally controlled compacted storage. The collection includes works by John James Audubon, John Gould, and Edward Curtis.


Museums & Galleries

1. Cleveland History Center

6 minute walk
The Cleveland History Center houses exhibits that tell the story of Nort...

2. Cleveland Museum of Natural History

< 1 minute walk
When you visit the Museum, you’ll have the opportunity to delve de...

Parks & Gardens

1. Cleveland Botanical Garden

10 minute walk
For seventy-five years, Cleveland Botanical Garden has been one of North...

2. Wade Oval

2 minute walk
Wade Oval is one of northeast Ohio's premier public spaces, home to even...

Universities & Libraries

Shopping and Retail

1. Cleveland Botanical Garden Store

10 minute walk
The Garden Store is an inspiring place to shop for the gardener – ...

2. Cleveland History Center Gift Store

7 minute walk
The museum store features items relative to Cleveland or made in Clevela...

3. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Store

< 1 minute walk
Stop by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s store and find u...


1. The Garden Café at Botanical Garden

10 minute walk
Soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts

2. Exploration at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

< 1 minute walk
Award-winning chef and restaurateur Zack Bruell has opened Exploration, ...

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