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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

3 minute walk
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2. Cleveland Museum of Natural History

2 minute walk
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Parks & Gardens

1. Wade Oval

2 minute walk
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Universities & Libraries

1. Research Library at the Cleveland History Center

6 minute walk
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Shopping and Retail

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9 minute walk
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2. Cleveland History Center Gift Store

6 minute walk
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3. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Store

< 1 minute walk
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1. The Garden Café at Botanical Garden

9 minute walk
Soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts

2. Exploration at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

< 1 minute walk
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