Cleveland Plus appreciates those who serve our country in military service. Many organizations offer free or discounted admission to veterans, active duty members and family of active duty US Armed Forces, with proper military I.D.
In celebration of #MarineWeek 2012 being held in Cleveland, Ohio June 11-17 we’ve compiled a list of available military discounts.
Blue Star Museums is a program that offers free admission to museums for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families, from Memorial Day through Labor Day, to 1,600 art exhibits, science centers, and amazing museums all over the nation. Blue Star Museums in Cleveland are:
- Cleveland Botanical Gardens11030 East Boulevard, Cleveland, 216.721.1600, www.cbgarden.org/visit/gardens.html
- The Sculpture Center – Cleveland 1834 East 123rd Street, Cleveland, 216.229.6527, www.sculpturecenter.org
- Cleveland Museum of Natural History1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, 216.231.4600 or 800.317.9155, www.cmnh.org
Pro Football Hall of Fame
$5 off with active military I.D., dependents receive $2 off.
2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton, 330.456.8207, www.profootballhof.com
Military personnel with I.D. $3, and military personnel in uniform are FREE.
1089 East 9th Street, Cleveland, 216.566.8770, www.usscod.org
FREE tickets at Severance Center and Blossom Music Center for active military only and based upon availability. Tickets may only be picked up one week before the event and all tickets must be purchased in person. Must show military I.D. for two tickets.
11001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, call for availability: 216.231.1111, www.clevelandorchestra.com
Cleveland Zoo and Rainforest
FREE admission for active military with I.D., as well as spouses and children 10 and over, with proper military I.D.
3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, 216.661.6500, www.clemetzoo.com
Great Lakes Science Center and Omnimax Theater
A $1 military discount for active duty and reservist personnel in the U.S. Armed Forces. Discount applies to user plus one guest. Cannot be combined with any other discounts. User must show Federal Service or Department of Defense I.D.
601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, 216.694.2000, www.greatscience.com
Hale Farm and Village
Active military save 50 percent with proper military I.D.
2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, 330.666.3711, www.wrhs.org
$2 off round trip adult passenger for active or retired US military personnel. Military I.D. is preferred.
5174 E Water Street, Port Clinton, 800.500.2421 www.millerferry.com/events/put-in-bay/2012/5/troops.html
Burning River Roller Girls
On Sat, June 16th, The Burning River All-Stars and the HazMat Crew take on the Tri-City Roller Girls from Kitchener, Ontario, at the Wolstein Center, Cleveland. Present military I.D. at the Wolstein Center box office for this double header and receive up to four tickets at the VIP level for $12 or regular GA for $10. Doors open at 5pm with the action starting at 6pm.
2000 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland, www.burningriverrollergirls.com
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
Military receive a discount with proper military I.D. at the admission office.
1 Key Plaza, Cleveland, 216.781.ROCK, www.rockhall.com
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Military Discount: 50 percent off the non-member price (offered daily.)
714 North Portage Path, Akron, 330.836.5533, www.stanhywet.org
The Greater Cleveland Aquarium
20 percent off General Admission tickets for active duty, retired military & immediate family.
Only valid at the ticket counter, not online and they must present a current military I.D.
2000 Sycamore Street, Cleveland, toll free: 855.602.3040, www.greaterclevelandacquarium.com
Pura Vida by Brandt Evans
50% off your meal during Marine Week and 25% off at any other time. Just show your military ID.
170 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 216.987.0100, www.puravidabybrandt.com
Cavs Team Shop
10% off with Military ID in the Cavs Team Shop
1 Center Court, Cleveland, 44115, 800.252.6061, www.cavaliersteamshop.com
Pickwick and Frolic
10 percent off food portion of bill. Dine-in only. Valid military I.D. required.
$5 off each ticket to Hilarities 4th Street Theatre. Up to two tickets per person. Valid military I.D. required. Offered only for shows June 13-17. Tickets are limited and on a first come, first serve basis.
2035 East 4th Street , Cleveland, 216.241.7425, www.pickwickandfrolic.com
“Howling Heroes” at Great Wolf Lodge
20% off of our Best Available Rate to individuals with a valid Military, Police, Fire, or EMT identification card. Guest must show I.D. at check-in. Discount is valid on all suite types, mention or include the promo code HEROES at reservation to receive discount. Offer only valid at Great Wolf Lodge, Sandusky. Offer valid on a per night basis, available on new reservations only. May not be valid during holiday and blackout periods or combined with any other discount or promotional offers. Multiple night stay may apply. Must stay by December 31, 2012 for offer to apply. Offer may end without notice. Must have one individual 21 years of age or older registered to the suite.
4600 Milan Road (US 250) Sandusky, Reservations: 800.641.9653, Resort Direct: 419.609.6000, www.greatwolf.com
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Cedar Point offers a military discount rate of $36.99 for a one-day Cedar Point ticket to active or retired members of the Armed Forces, as well as honorably discharged veterans. The discount also applies to family members or others in the group. There is a limit of 6 discounted tickets per service member. One of the following is required as proof for discounted admission: Active Duty I.D., Retired Personnel I.D., VA Medical System Picture I.D., Copy of DD-214 discharge papers (copies) along with a photo I.D. (driver’s license, etc) for confirmation. This discount is available at any ticket booth at Cedar Point with the presentation of a valid I.D.; military discount tickets must be used on the day they are purchased. The discount is also valid for members of the Coast Guard, US National Guard, Military Reserves, and the Canadian and English Military. If the military person is currently deployed, the family members are eligible for the military discount as long as they show a current military family I.D. when purchasing tickets.
One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, 419.627.2350, www.cedarpoint.com
The Nautica Queen
10 percent discount on Sunday – Thursday Cruises for military families. Mention you are military when purchasing tickets by phone and show military I.D. when picking up boarding passes on the day of the cruise. Military discount cannot be combined with other offers. Cruises currently available for next week are:
Mon, June 11: Lunch Cruise – board 11am, cruise 12-2pm
Tues, June 12: Dinner Cruise – board 6 pm, cruise 7-9:30pm
Wed, June 13: Lunch & Dinner Cruises (see times above)
Thurs, June 14: Lunch Cruise (see time above)
Call for reservations: 216.696.8888, www.nauticaqueen.com
– Cindy Hill