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The Cleveland Museum of Art

Discover the cultural gem of University Circle at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA). Immerse yourself in a rich tapestry of artistic history and innovation. Established in 1913, the museum has been a cornerstone of our vibrant community for over a century. Home to an impressive collection of over 61,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years, the Cleveland Museum of Art is a testament to the power of human creativity. From ancient artifacts to contemporary masterpieces, every visit is a journey through time and diverse cultures.

Explore the galleries, soak in the beauty of renowned pieces, and witness the evolution of artistic expression. The museum's commitment to accessibility ensures that art lovers of all backgrounds can engage with its treasures. It's not just a visit; it's an invitation to connect with the extraordinary. The Cleveland Museum of Art is more than a museum; it's an experience that transcends boundaries and welcomes everyone to the world of art.


Visiting the museum’s collections is always free to the public. Some special exhibitions may carry a charge and tickets may be purchased online, at the ticket center, or by calling 216-421-7350.


The museum has its own parking garage, accessible from Jeptha Drive. The garage is conveniently located within a few minutes’ walking distance to all major University Circle institutions, including the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Western Reserve Historical Society, Case Western Reserve University, and Severance Hall.

  • Designated accessible parking, noted with signage, is available on the top level of the parking garage, a short distance from the museum’s north entrance, and on level P2 in the parking garage, which connects to the lower level of the museum through an interior tunnel.
  • Parking fees for the museum’s garage may be paid in advance during the ticket reservation process. Visitors can also pay on-site at the garage entrance using a credit card. The museum highly recommends paying parking fees in advance.

Alternatively, metered street parking is available near the museum.


Museums & Galleries

Parks & Gardens

1. Cleveland Botanical Garden

4 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

1. Ingalls Library & Museum Archives at the Cleveland Museum of Art

< 1 minute walk
The Ingalls Library mission is to support the museum’s current and...

Shopping and Retail

1. Cleveland Botanical Garden Store

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

2. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Store

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


1. The Garden Café at the Cleveland Botanical Garden

4 minute walk
All year long, the Garden Café uses fresh ingredients to make art...

2. Provenance Café at the Cleveland Museum of Art

2 minute walk
Provenance Café features lunch, dinner, and snack options made in...

3. Provenance Restaurant at the Cleveland Museum of Art

2 minute walk
Provenance is a 50-seat contemporary restaurant and lounge that features...

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