GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER’S DAY OF FREE ADMISSION
BRINGS 10,000 VISITORS THROUGH THE DOORS
January 21st, 2010
CLEVELAND (Jan. 21, 2010) – Great Lakes Science Center, like many other cultural institutions and museums in the Cleveland area, celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with free general admission each year. This year, the Science Center is pleased to announce that more than 10,000 people took advantage of the offer and came down to Great Lakes Science Center to enjoy hundreds of hands-on exhibits, interactive demonstrations and OMNIMAX® films.
“We’re so proud to offer free admission to the community on such an important day for this country,” said Linda Abraham-Silver, president and CEO of the Science Center. “We’re thrilled with this tremendous community response.”
The Science Center, along with many other cultural institutions and museums in Cleveland, typically offers free admission on various days throughout the year. This year’s MLK, Jr. Day attendance was the highest single-day attendance Great Lakes Science Center has seen in a few years.
About Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center is one of the nation’s leading science and technology centers, featuring hundreds of hands-on exhibits, themed traveling exhibits, daily demonstrations, the awe-inspiring OMNIMAX® Theater and the Steamship William G. Mather. The Science Center is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with discounted parking available for guests in the attached 500-car garage. Great Lakes Science Center is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. For more information, contact the Science Center at (216) 694-2000 or visit www.GreatScience.com.
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